Fully mobile student passport with tools to help engage students and help them take ownership of their careers development and choices ahead.
Build, assign and track students through a complete Careers Programme linked to the Gatsby Benchmarks.
Comprehensive reporting against the Gatsby Benchmarks so that you can track progress and compare achievement year on year.
Easy to use tools to engage with businesses and the community and make the most of these interactions.
At the heart is a set of planning tools built in collaboration with the CDI that allow you to produce a comprehensive careers plan to meet Gatsby Benchmark 1.
Simplify the task of collecting Destinations Data from your students with online forms for students to complete.
Integrate directly with your school or college MIS & CRM systems to ensure quick set-up and data is always kept up to date. Grofar integrates with all mainstream MIS providers.
Grofar implements the Skills Builder Universal Framework. We are helping to support a common consistent language and shared outcomes when helping young people to reflect on their careers and employability learning and experiences when tracking the progress they are making.
Students take ownership of careers and employability activity in their digital student passport.
Align and track establishment provision against the Gatsby Benchmarks.
Provide a higher quality Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) service with evidence for OFSTED.
Stay on top of individual student activity and vulnerable groups - track provision, activity, skills development, business engagements, and individual progress towards your Careers Programme.
Streamline complex processes such as Destinations collection and save hundreds of hours on repetitive administration tasks.
Increase employer engagement with the fundraising and pledging platform.
Create a robust establishment-wide strategy and produce comprehensive management information and reports for SLT.
Developed with Careers Leaders, Grofar Careers Service Management Software is the complete solution to help schools and colleges manage their Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) provision in line with the Gatsby Benchmarks.
Grofar provides a complete careers programme, activity tracking, destinations recording and a suite of employer engagement tools to support the delivery of a high-quality CEIAG service. Students engage via a cutting-edge mobile application to build their digital careers and word readiness profile, and track skills development. Comprehensive reporting provides powerful insights to empower Careers Leaders whilst helping to identify students at risk of becoming NEET and ensuring no student is left behind.
"Grofar has provided us with an excellent tool to support our students to create a careers portfolio which enables them to record the careers activity they have taken part in and provide relevant feedback which in turn is useful information for us as a school to improve our careers provision. Tutors and students have found logging in, setting up profile and adding information to their career goals straight forward and Grofar have provided great support to staff and students in that process."
"Grofar has enabled us to utilise an effective communication tool, that will prepare students’ readiness for work in a variety of engaging ways. The system will allow us to reduce time spent on a complex process and utilise this resource into supporting students have a great placement or work experience. Not only will it allow us to further demonstrate our delivery against the Gatsby Benchmarks for our College, it also gives a platform with which to showcase all support on offer for our University students. We have been amazed at the 1:1 contact nature of the team involved. Whether this be via phone, in person or webchat the response to any query during a time of change has been really appreciated."
Grofar has been design specifically to help schools and colleges meet the Gatsby Benchmarks. The software will then support you in every step of the way to embed Gatsby in the following ways:
|Gatsby Benchmark||How Grofar helps|
|1.||A stable careers program||
Gatsby Benchmark 1 - A stable careers program
|2.||Learning from career and labour market information||
Gatsby Benchmark 2 - Learning from career and labour market information
|3.||Addressing the needs of each pupil||
Gatsby Benchmark 3 - Addressing the needs of each pupil
|4.||Linking curriculum learning to careers||
Gatsby Benchmark 4 - Linking curriculum learning to careers
|5.||Encounters with employers and employees||
Gatsby Benchmark 5 - Encounters with employers and employees
|6.||Experiences of workplaces||
Gatsby Benchmark 6 - Experiences of workplaces
|7.||Encounters with further and higher education||
Gatsby Benchmark 7 - Encounters with further and higher education
Gatsby Benchmark 8 - Personal guidance