We’re delighted to welcome Esther Kent, Academic Director, Employability & Placement Lead for Sport, Sheffield Hallam University, as a new content contributor to MyGovCentral. Esther is responsible for providing strategic leadership to shape the design and delivery of an integrated range of services to achieve a transformative and exceptional experience for all students, graduates, academics, and industry partners (present and future) that maximises student employability.
Destination data is used to track where students go on to after they leave school. It can be used to understand the trajectory future students will take, allowing schools to amend career guidance We heard from Neil Willis and Tom Gallon the North East Local Enterprise Partnership about how they use destinations data to better student prospects.
Young people in the North East of England are below the national average in for career and further education uptake after leaving school. This article presents the model developed by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership that collect destinations data and uses it to widen opportunities for young people in the region.