About Us

Prospects Education Resources is based in Cumbria and is one of the many faces of Prospects throughout the UK; offering a range of services to schools, colleges, further and higher education institutions, nextstep, employers and many more engaged in the delivery of learning services.  Prospects transforms lives and communities through our innovation and expertise in employment, skills, care and education.

For over 20 years we have combined business excellence and public service values to inspire more than half a million young people and adults across the UK every year to develop their potential.

The Prospects Group provides a comprehensive range of solutions for any institution looking for professional career services, products and resources.  Whatever your role in education, Prospects Education Resources can provide you with a wide range of materials and services to aid your work and enable you to make a greater impact on those you teach.

Specialising in careers education and employability resources with everything from ready-made career programmes, books, posters and DVDs, to computer software, puppets and games, we liaise closely with a number of different publishers and suppliers to constantly source new, innovative products to offer alongside tried and tested favourites.

We pride ourselves on being unique in our ability to offer our customers impartial advice on which resources will best meet their needs, together with great customer service and competitive prices.

You can also view the resources at resource fairs coordinated by the team working with partners around the UK, or at the National Career Guidance Shows.

We cater to all levels, from Primary to Post-16, for all aspects of education including:

  • Careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) including NEET resources
  • Self-development
  • Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE), including financial awareness and citizenship
  • Enterprise, including business and economic understanding
  • Teaching those with learning difficulties and disabilities (LDD)
  • Professional development resources   

We can also provide a review of your careers library to ensure it is up-to-date.

Further services include:

  • Careers services for both adults and young people
  • Advice and guidance for offenders
  • The Work Programme, the governments major initiative to help long term unemployed back to work in the South West and London
  • The largest Ofsted Early Years Inspection Services contract in the country
  • An extensive range of education consultancy and school improvement services
  • We are also widely recognised for expertise in event management, community regeneration and educational resources.  Gabbitas, one of the most trusted names in independent education, is also part of the Prospects Group

Please visit the Prospects Services website for further information on these areas of work