Global Academy places huge importance on Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) for all students during their time at the Academy as the ambition for the Global Academy is prepare young people for successful careers in the creative media industry.
The Global Academy Careers Plan sets out how the school intends to provide a fit for purpose careers programme with the available resources which will provide our students with the knowledge, inspiration and ability to take ownership of their own career action plans which will enable them to succeed in their chosen creative career paths.
As well as our careers education, information, advice and guidance; our industry-focused media curriculum means students are more creative, more intellectually curious and (critically) more likely to demonstrate the skill set required to impress universities and top creative industry employers.
Regular reflection across the course of study allows students to quantify their experience, learning and understanding to help prepare them for the industry.
This means that our students leave the Academy and go in to employment, education or further training with knowledge, experience and focus – especially within the creative and broadcast industries. We want to ensure that all students are well prepared for whatever they decide to do after their time at the Academy whether this be further education, employment or further training.
Our policy ensure that all learners are exposed to experiences to help shape their journey after the Academy. In short – during their Global Academy two or four year journey we can ensure our students are given the insight, skills and resources to get them to the top of their game within a media and creative industry career.
Careers is embedded through the formal taught academic curriculum where appropriate. Each subject area includes links appropriate careers and life skills built into their schemes of learning and students are taught about opportunities for employment based on the skills they learn. Students are involved in the evaluation of activities; feedback is collated and fed in to the Careers development plan and the overall school development plan.