Connect software upgrades
Careers Advice Management, Tracking and Reporting
Enable your careers advisors and wider careers team to log 1-1 careers action plans, work-based learning, trips, visits and group sessions. Live reporting will enable you to access succinct data to manage and track all careers activity, set KPIs and ensure you are audit ready. Get Ofsted and Gatsby ready!
The automated functionality enables the system to implement digital safety nets to ensure key interactions are not overlooked such as risk management, feedback, and appraisal deadlines. This includes automated communications and requests with employers and students and concise reporting to key staff.
Employer Engagement Management and Tracking
Enable your staff to succinctly and effectively manage your interactions with current and potential employers. Use data analysis about employer history with your teams to improve employer relationships. This also enables all team members to communicate effectively with local businesses to support all work-based learning. Management and tracking of daily staff activity will permit SLT to set key performance indicators.
Placement Opportunities CRM
Enable your staff to succinctly and effectively manage your interactions with current and potential employers. Staff can log placement opportunities to CONNECT. This includes advertising placement opportunities via the Student App which students can apply for, which staff can approve or deny easily.
Skills Builder Action Planning
Allow your careers advisors, wider careers, and work-based learning teams to set targets for your students prior to commencing placement. This package includes a student diary and logbook, the ability for students to log hours, and employers to feed into appraisals.
The Skills Builder partnership will enable CONNECT’s student assessment functionality to link directly with the Skills Builder Universal Framework and Educators Toolkit, which breaks each essential skill down into teachable, learnable steps.
These are the skills young people need to succeed in education and beyond into employment. Integrating the Skills Builder framework into our web platform and the mobile app supports all students to take ownership of their essential skill development and articulate their strengths.
The government promotes educators to utilise the eight Gatsby benchmarks of Good Career Guidance, to ensure that young people have access to high-quality career guidance to enable them to make informed decisions about their future.
Both Connect® software and mobile app offer a platform to support educators to evidence the implementation of the Gatsby Benchmarks and enable seamless reporting into COMPASS+.
Data Exchange Service
Enable secure (GDPR compliant) automated data sharing, between all MIS systems. This will ensure your data is fed directly into your reporting software to guarantee your work-based learning and careers data is audit and benchmark ready.
Enhance Risk Management Tool
Empower your staff to have greater control of health and safety risk management for all work placement activity. Manage and track in greater depth to enable quality assurance and compliance of all staff and employer activity.
Work Placement Pathways Progress Tracker (T-Level, CDF, Extended Work Placement and Work Experience)
Facilitate a fully comprehensive work placement pathway for your team. Pathways progress tracker will enable you to manage, track and evaluate all key interactions during each stage of your work placement programme. Pathways provide the educator with a framework to adhere to which will ensure all key documents, assessments, and interactions with both the employer and students are logged during pre-placement, placement and post-placement activities. The framework provides the delivery team with best practice processes to ensure students are receiving a meaningful learning experience as set out by the Ofsted and Gatsby agenda. This tracker provides the educator, student, and employer with the functionality to log, track and report on the student’s development and progression throughout the term of the work-based learning programme.
Bespoke Programme Builder
The bespoke programme builder has been designed to offer you complete control of your delivery model, allowing effective implementation and roll-out of careers and work-based learning programmes. Full integration with our Student App supports clear tracking of attainment allowing guided learning hours to be evidenced.
Bespoke Document & Email Management Tool
Create bespoke documents and emails which are automated from the CONNECT system. Making available the functionality to alter and personalise all aspects of the system-based documents and emails specific to a course or curriculum area.
Work Placement Smart Action Planning Service
Allow your careers advisors, wider careers and work-based learning teams to set targets for your students prior to commencing placement. This package includes student diary and logbook, the ability for students to log hours and employers to feed into appraisals.
APT Business Development CRM
Enable a new and exciting way to manage your apprenticeship activity. This new functionality will enable you to use the very best in CONNECT health and safety tracking mixed with all the tools to sign up and manage employers and students on the apprenticeship pathway. This service is very new and still open for partnership design.
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CONNECT’s paperless system has saved us a lot of time and resources. The new CONNECT app is a great addition, enabling students to access their placements from their phones. Overall, it’s easy to engage with employers and we can simply pull off the reports and evidence needed for the Gatsby Benchmarks.
CONNECT from Changing Education has give us the opportunity to focus our time on the real issues regarding placements and not be overrun with admin or paperwork. It offers us an easy to use interface with which we can record, monitor and evaluate our placements whilst offering us a reporting structure that gives us information and statistics to use for our KPIs. A great acquisition that we intend to use year on year as we grow.
The Changing Education Group have developed a fantastic piece of software called CONNECT which I use every day to manage all placement activity! I’ve been in my role nearly 2 years and CONNECT has made my day to day job so much easier from day one. I wouldn’t be able to do my job without it!
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