Careers Education is a team effort. We will keep you posted with all the latest news, advice and guidance from key organisations which you are welcome to share with your students, ensuring they are kept up to date in areas of interest.
Please click on the latest Career's Newsletter for December.
Unifrog brings all available information into one single, impartial, user friendly platform, helping students to make the best choices and submit the strongest applications. They also empower teachers to manage the progression process effectively. If you haven’t yet received an opportunity to register, you will be sent a welcome e-mail soon. Registration is very simple and only takes a couple of minutes. Please see an Unifrog introduction video, aimed at showing you around the platform in more detail ,but once you have access to the platform you will find plenty of "How to Guides" and Webinairs. In addition the team at Unifrog have offered online training for small groups of staff and that is something that Manjit and I will be exploring over the coming weeks. Many of you will have already registered for a staff account on Unifrog and will have used resources with students over the last year.
Amazing Apprenticeships are offering a series of webinars for teachers, please register to join, webnair sessions every week on different on different career asspects for students. This might be a great opportunity for teachers to learn more about how they can influence and inform their students, linking information to their subject. This would be a real boost for Gatsby 4.
Apprenticeships - Please research Apprenticeships :-
- Amazing Apprenticeships - this website has the latest apprenticeship support and guidance.
- Apprenticeships - research live and up to date information on apprenticeships in your area on the Goverment website.
- Look at all the resources available in the Careers Information downloads for Parents and Carers below on this page in the Apprenticeship Resources folder.
T-Levels - A new career-focused alternative to 'A' Levels, for further information about T-Levels for students and parent click link. Also take a look at the T-Level Guide below in the Careers Information downloads for Parents and Carers on this page.
LINKING CURRICULUM WITH CAREERS
Linking Curriculum to Careers - research all the different career paths that the curriculum can lead to.
The LMI for All is an online data portal, which provides high quality, reliable labour market information (LMI) with the aim of informing careers decisions.
Whatever your background, engineering can help you be the difference in the world. From movie makers to robot builders, classroom learners to globetrotters, a range of professionals reveal why they chose engineering & how they followed their passions into a rewarding career.
Interested in science/engineering, this website provides lots of information about a range of careers in engineering. The link will take you to a video gallery, where a host of engineers share their career journeys and the vital work they carry out.
This guide clearly lays out higher education's offer, how to take up those opportunites, how to prepare your students, how to make contact with the right people in institution, some of the pitfalls to look out for and some of what is currently going around Covid-19. You can be confident that universities and colleges are accomodating and welcoming, endeavouring to do their best for all students as well as giving specific help and support to enable those students that might need it to suceed whether they are socially disadvantaged, disable or facing other barriers to suceed.