The Careers Group accredited to the matrix Standard

The Careers Group has been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high quality Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance services they provide to the Higher Education Sector.

Students in a break out area (postgraduate)
The matrix Standard is the international quality standard for organisations that deliver information, advice and/or guidance.

The matrix Standard is the international quality standard for organisations that deliver information, advice and/or guidance (IAG), either as their sole purpose or as part of their service offering.
 
Roger Chapman, Head of the matrix Service for The Growth Company said: “This is a fantastic achievement for The Careers Group and I would like to congratulate the team on their success. We believe that at the heart of high-quality advice and support services are strong leadership, excellent service and a focus on continuous improvement, all underpinned by effective use of the resources available. The matrix Standard is designed to benchmark organisations against best practice in these areas. With their accreditation success, The Careers Group is working to provide the best possible support to their clients.” 
 
Professor Mary Stiasny, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) of the University of London, said: “This accreditation is an important endorsement of the excellent guidance, support and advice The Careers Group is offering to students across the University of London federation and beyond. It recognises that the work of The Careers Group team has a strong focus on employability based on professional development and research, and that it is highly visible and accessible to students.”
 
For more information about the matrix Standard please visit their website.
 

About the matrix Standard

 

  • The matrix Standard is the international quality standard for organisations that deliver information, advice and/or guidance (IAG). Either as their sole purpose or as part of their service offering.
  • Any organisation which manages, administers and delivers an information, advice and/or guidance service to support individuals in their choice of career, learning, work or life goals can become accredited to the matrix Standard. It does not matter whether the service or services are delivered face-to-face, through training, learning, remotely, or through a website.
  • Organisations that have benefited from working with the Standard include Training Providers, Universities, Further/Higher Education Colleges, Schools and Academies, Sole Traders, Next Step Providers, Voluntary and Community Organisations and Private Businesses.

The matrix Standard is owned by the Department for Education and is managed by The Growth Company on their behalf.