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1 matrix Standard Presentation Asking the right questions and giving the right advice at the right time

2 matrix Standard Presentation Mark Wem International Strategic Associate

3 What is the matrix Standard? The purpose of the matrix Standard is to provide a benchmark for organisations to assess / measure their advice and support services which ultimately support individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals. A tool for improving, benchmarking and quality assuring IAG services The only National quality mark for Information Advice and Guidance (IAG)

4 Key Roles Emqc Associates (matrix Standard Assessors and Advisors)

5 A Brief History of the Standard 2002 Launched in February 02 by the former DfES and the Guidance Council 2005 Revised in 2005 to reflect changes in AIG provision 2009 BIS commissioned a review (Tribal Review ) Consultation Focus groups a Surveys Workshop Trials with 23 organisations 13.10.2011 March 2012 Current version of the Standard was launched by Skills Minister John Hayes Internal Champion role introduced

6 A Brief History of the Standard 1 st Oct 2012 Annual CQI Checks Introduced On Line

7 Key Facts as at 10 th October 2012 1,886 Accredited Organisations Over 5,700 sites Accredited All National Careers Service providers will need to be accredited to the matrix Standard by 31.03.13

8 The matrix Standard The following are key terms used throughout the matrix Standard The Organisation : This refers to the body which manages, administers and delivers the service and has applied for initial accreditation or accreditation review against the matrix Standard. The Service : This is the information, advice, support and/or guidance provided by the organisation to support individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals. Clients : This refers to people who access the "service" whether they are employees of the "organisation" or external users of the "service".

9 The matrix Standard Comprises of four elements: Leadership and Management. This element is about the way in which the organisation is led and managed Resources. This element describes the assets invested and applied in providing and effective service Service Delivery. This element describes the way in which the service is delivered effectively Continuous Quality Improvement. This element the way in which the service provided is reviewed and improved on an ongoing basis 1 3 4 2

10 This element is about the way in which the organisation is led and managed to develop an effective service. 1.1 The service has clearly defined measurable aims and objectives which link to any wider organisational strategic aims 1.2 The service is provided with clear leadership and direction 1.3 The organisation implements policies to promote equality and diversity, impartiality, confidentiality and professional integrity in all aspects of service delivery 1.4 The organisation complies with existing and new legislation which might impact upon the service Leadership and Management 1

11 This element is about the way in which the organisation is led and managed to develop an effective service. 1.5 The organisation defines client outcomes and uses them as a measure of success for the service 1.6 The organisation promotes the service in ways which are accessible to all those eligible to use it 1.7 Clients and staff influence the design and development of the service 1.8 The organisation establishes effective links with other appropriate partnerships and networks to enhance the service Leadership and Management 1

12 2.1 The organisation uses its resources effectively to deliver the service 2.2 Clients are provided with current, accurate and quality assured information which is inclusive 2.3 The organisation defines the skills, knowledge, competencies and qualifications, in line with current national recognised professional qualifications and frameworks, for individual staff roles, linked to the aims and objectives of the service 2.4 Staff are supported in undertaking continuous professional development and provided with opportunities for career progression 2.5 Effective induction processes are in place for all staff This element describes the assets invested and applied in providing an effective service. Resources 2

13 This element describes the way in which the service is delivered effectively. 3.1 The service is defined so that clients are clear about what they might expect 3.2 The service is delivered effectively to meet its aims and objectives 3.3 The service provided is impartial and objective 3.4 Clients are given appropriate options to explore and understand that they are responsible for making their own decisions 3.5 When exploring options, clients are provided with and supported to use appropriate resources including access to technology 3.6 Clients benefit from signposting and referral to other appropriate agencies or organisations 3 Service Delivery

14 This element describes the way in which the service provided is reviewed and improved on an on going basis 4.1 The organisation measures and evaluates the service against its stated aims and objectives and identifies improvements 4.2 The organisation monitors and evaluates client outcomes to support and improve service delivery 4.3 The organisation evaluates feedback on the service to build upon its strengths and addresses any areas for improvement 4.4 The organisation evaluates the effectiveness of its partnerships and networks to improve the service Continuous Quality Improvement 4

15 Element 4 Client satisfaction versus impact Client satisfaction focuses upon measuring whether or not the individual is happy with their IAG experience Impact is aimed at measuring whether the IAG service is making any difference to what they do and how Impact is about change

16 With this come the benefits Accredited organisations can demonstrate: Achieving Outcomes for individuals meeting their own personal needs whilst meeting service and/or organisational objectives. Demonstrate (through external independent Assessment) that the organisation is implementing good practice in the area of Information, Advice and Guidance. Internal and external recognition using the matrix Standard logo.

17 The matrix Journey Review your current practices 2 Make the decision and commitment to the matrix Standard 1 Develop an action plan 3 Implement your plan 4 Assessment/ review and feedback 5 Accreditation. Congratulations! 6 Annual Continuous Improvement Checks - Online 7

18 Accredited Universities 94 Universities are currently accredited to the matrix Standard and include: Cambridge University - Careers Services University of Manchester – Leadership, Careers and Employability Division University of Durham - Careers Employability and Enterprise Centre University of Birmingham - Careers Services Newcastle University - Careers Service

19 Accredited Colleges 172 Colleges/Sixth Form are currently accredited to the matrix Standard and include: Harlow College – Student Services Gateshead College – Information, Advice and Careers Guidance Barnet and Southgate College – Customer and Employer Support Derby Business College

20 Feedback from Higher Education Institutions that have effectively used the matrix Standard include: Overall, I think the process is very worthwhile and provides an effective and SMART management tool structure for planning and review of services, based on outcomes and feedback. - University of Greenwich It encouraged us to review and reflect upon our provision especially in regard to how we communicate and deliver services to our students, partners and stakeholders. This in turn helped us to develop ways of articulating our offer more clearly. - University of Salford The matrix Standard - Making a Difference to Higher Education

21 The Future

22 National Careers Service In the UK: Sets out Governments policy for careers guidance Offer to young people and adults National Careers Service Schools Local Authorities FE and HE Institutions and providers Wider market in careers services Importance of quality

23 International Interest from overseas: Website Hits and/or Direct Email contact United States United Arab Emirates India China Australia Germany Canada Thailand

24 What next? Visit the matrix Standard Website - www.matrixstandard.com Email emqc – info@emqc.co.uk Phone emqc – +44 (0)1332-387900

25 matrix Standard Presentation Thank you.


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