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Education and Early Years Career Toolkit

From students embarking on the next stage of their education, to qualified practitioners and providers, this toolkit has been created to signpost you to useful resources and raise your career aspirations. 

We're championing the next generation of education and early years workers. 


Encouraging continuing professional development (CPD) in education and early years.

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Contemporary issues and debates

Videos, articles and resources covering some of the key contemporary issues and debates in education and early years, including settling in Britain, male practitioners in education and early years, and much more. 

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Proud to be working in partnership

We’ve developed this toolkit in partnership with organisations that share our passion for raising aspirations in the education and childcare sector. We'd like to thank them for their contributions and for sharing their knowledge and expertise with us.

Apprenticeship Homepage
T Levels

T Levels mark a revolution in technical education. This career route map will aid seamless progression in education and childcare via the Education and Early Years T Level.

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DfE career pathway map

This early years and childcare career progression map has been designed by experts and stakeholders, supported by the Department for Education.

DfE career pathway map
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In conversation with...

A series of podcasts and videos in conversation with passionate and dedicated education and childcare professionals.

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Technical qualifications for your next steps

Supporting students into higher education through higher technical qualifications.

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Inspirational journeys

Tuning in for inspiration from students who are studying, or who have studied, NCFE qualifications.

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Teaching Assistant Forum

Every two months we hold a TA Forum that allows us to listen to the sector and support it through a range of CPD activities.

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Student conferences

View all of our upcoming events and conferences that will be relevant to you in 2023-24.

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Past student conferences

Catch up with our past events and conferences by watching these webinars on demand.

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CACHE Alumni network and resources

The online network for care, health and education professionals, including access to Skillzminer, the revolutionary skills analysis technology and careers guidance tool.

CACHE Alumni