Webinars Recordings

Enjoy the Grofar webinar recordings.

Our collection of webinars provide industry insights, case studies and share best practice from our partner schools and colleges. We've enjoyed making them with you and hope you find our webinars useful!

Grofar Webinar Recordings

Summer 22 Webinar Series

New Student Passport Introduction

Introducing the brand new Grofar student passport, launching 1st Sept 2022.

How to send an effective mailing campaign for your work placement programme

This webinar will focus on how to create engaging emails to send to businesses and business prospects to thank them for their participation and support, all using the email campaign function in Grofar's innovative CRM platform. In this session, we will cover:

  • Creating reusable email templates
  • Adding merge tags to personalise emails
  • Creating a send list of business contacts
  • Sending your email campaign

Gatsby Benchmark 1: Creating a careers programme for the new academic year

This webinar will focus on how you can plan an effective careers programme that meets all of the Gatsby Benchmarks, all using Grofar's award winning Careers platform. In this session, we will cover:

  • Creating a careers programme
  • Linking activity to the Gatsby Benchmarks and SkillsBuilder framework (or your own skills framework)
  • Assigning and tracking students against your careers programme

How to introduce staff and students to Grofar's Work Placement platform

This webinar will focus on how to best engage your staff and students with the Grofar Work Placement platform, ensuring they fully understand the platform and can get the maximum benefit from the wide range of features Grofar has to offer.

Planning work placements and T Levels – engagement, curriculum, and targets

This webinar will focus on how to successfully plan your work placement & T Level programme using Grofar's leading Work Placement Platform, focusing on:

  • Planning an effective work placement & T-Level programme
  • Curriculumn planning
  • Business engagement plan
  • Target setting

Gatsby Benchmark reporting and Careers Service evaluation

This webinar will focus on how to report effectively against the Gatsby Benchmarks, skills delivery, careers in the curriculumn and how to evaluate the success of your careers provision, all using Grofar's award winning Careers platform.

EoY careers and WEX reporting, and collecting student & employer feedback

This webinar will focus on how to effectively use Grofar's Careers platform to report on:

  • student work placements end of year reporting
  • student placement feedback
  • employer feedback

Destinations data collection, keeping student passports and alumni invites

This webinar will focus on several key end-of-year activities including:

  • how to effectively collect your students' destination data
  • how to invite student leavers to join your alumni network
  • how to ensure students have access to their completed student passports after they leave

College Work Placements

Introduction to Managing Work Placements on Grofar

Learn how to Take Control of your Work Placements on Grofar

This webinar is ideal for Work Placement coordinators & managers who are new to Grofar or those who would like to brush up on how best to use Grofar to manage their placements.

In this webinar you'll learn how to:

  • Log into Grofar with single-sign on
  • Navigate around the Grofar platform
  • Set up placements for a group of students
  • Take a placement through all 7 stages of the placement process
  • Help students manage their placements on the mobile student app

Effectively Managing T-Level Industry Placements on Grofar

This webinar is ideal for T-Level Industry Placement coordinators and Industry Placement programme managers. On this webinar you wi'll learn how to:

  • Set up your T-Level Industry Placements
  • Track placement hours for mandatory course placements vs. CDF placements
  • Complete Pre, Mid and Endpoint Placement Progress Assessments
  • Provide Student with Pre, Mid and Endpoint Skills Assessments and track progress
  • Track planned and verified T-Level placement hours by course, faculty and coordinator
  • Run reporting for CDF funding

Generating Reports and Evidence for CDF Funding on Grofar

This webinar is ideal for work placement coordinators, managers and programme leaders, funding managers and all other SLT managers responsible for work placements.

In this webinar you'll learn how to:

  • Access and produce filtered reports
  • Report on all placement aspects by faculty & course
  • Identify programme roadblocks
  • Report on H&S capacity and compliance
  • Evaluate your employer engagement activity
  • Report on placement feedback, placement assessments and student skills assessments
  • Collate evidence required for CDF funding

Managing Health & Safety on Grofar

This webinar is ideal for Work Placement coordinators who manage placement Health & Safety and for Health & Safety teams. On this webinar you will learn how to do the following on Grofar:

  • Set up a placement with the necessary H&S Requirements
  • Customise the business H&S email and online form
  • Manage business H&S and Higher Risk Assessments
  • Manage student DBS checks and Parental Consent
  • Report on your H&S compliance

College Careers Service

Hartpury University and Hartpury College Careers - Running an effective digital careers service on Grofar

Join our webinar to learn how to use the Grofar Careers Manager to engage your students with their careers journey and ensure your careers service is Ofsted ready and reaching its full potential against the Gatsby Benchmarks.

This webinar is ideal for anyone on the college careers service team or working with students throughout their careers journey.

This webinar will focus on simple steps to engage your students with their careers journey no matter where they are, whilst also supporting your college in achieving the Gatsby Benchmarks. Learn how to:

  • Easily develop, deliver and track a high-quality CEIAG service
  • Provide students with an activity pack to build & download a C.V.
  • Collect Destination Data remotely
  • Create 121 meeting sessions so your students can book in careers meetings with you

Running a Remote Careers Service on Grofar

With the change in circumstances, there is a requirement for some new ways of engaging with students. With Grofar you have full access to an innovative platform which is accessible wherever you or your students have access to the internet – whether that be on a phone, tablet or PC. We are running a series of webinars aimed at helping Careers Leaders harness Grofar for remote careers provision.

This webinar will focus on 5 simple steps you can take to engage your students with their careers journey at home. By the end of the webinar you will be able to:

  • Invite your students to their digital careers passports
  • Provide students with our remote activity pack so they can build & download a C.V.
  • Assign and track student assignments
  • Collect Destination Data remotely
  • Create 121 meeting sessions so your students can book in remote careers meetings with you

School Careers Service

Running a Remote Careers Service on Grofar

Using Grofar to remotely engage your students with careers

This webinar will focus on 5 simple steps you can take to engage your students with their careers journey at home. By the end of the webinar you will be able to:

  1. Invite your students to their digital careers passports
  2. Provide students with our remote activity pack so they can build & download a C.V.
  3. Assign and track student assignments
  4. Collect Destination Data remotely
  5. Create 121 meeting sessions so your students can book in remote careers meetings with you

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