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Careers Support - Home Educating / Schooling Resources

A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures.*

Careers Support

  • Tools, templates and lessons to help students continue with their career planning
  • Including: Success at School, Prince's Trust, Amazing Apprenticeships, BBC Bitesize Careers and more
  • For: 11-19 year olds, Year 10, Year 12, Year 13
  • Careers Week Videos 
    • Collection of informative Vimeo videos from National Careers Week (NCW) - iinvolving careers practitioners, teachers, students, parents and employers to help better inform our future talent about the world of work.
  • BBC Bitesize Careers
    • Whether you’re deciding what to study, taking your exams, planning a career, or just curious, Bitesize explains the world of work, with advice from people who've found the right path for them.
  • Learning in Lockdown
    • 30 hours of free virtual work experience for Y10 / S4 students (Scheme starts on the 18th May 2020 and will run for 5 full days)
  • Success at Schools
    • Careers Action Plan: Summer Term 2020. A template to help with planning careers objectives and weekly tasks.
  • Virtual / Digital open Days (UCAS)
    • Virtual Open Days for Universities and Colleges
  • Virtual Tours (UCAS)
    • Virtual tours and videos from universities and colleges, so you can see what it's like on campus and what facilities are available.
  • Employer Virtual Tours (icanbea...)
    • Our 360 degree tours were produced for key businesses in the Ipswich area and funded through the Ipswich Opportunity Area project.  Now kindly released for general viewing, the tours are a great way to explore these employers using photography, sound and video.
  • Prince's Trust
    • Achieve - Personal Development and Employability resources for 11-19 year olds. 
  • Amazing Apprenticeships
    • Student Apprenticeship Guide - Interactive and includes 10 hours of self-directed learning activities. Perfect for Year 12 and 13 considering apprenticeships.
  • Life Skills
    • To help you keep planning your future career. 
  • Army
    • Engaging lessons that include; assemblies, stand-alone lessons and complete schemes of work.
  • Careerometer (LMI For All)
    • The LMI for All project provides a tool can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations to support the process of identifying potential careers.
  • The Brilliant Club (YouTube)
    • The Brilliant Club exists to increase the number of pupils from underrepresented backgrounds progressing to highly selective universities. Lots of advice and tips videos.
  • Springpod
    • Live & interactive careers talks. Be inspired by superstar role models and discover exclusive career advice from influential leaders – all delivered online.
  • Careers Advice Toolkit
    • Digital Careers Advice Toolkit is a guide to supporting young people with employability skills and careers information.
  • Virtual Work Experience (Speakers for Schools)
    • Virtual Work Experience (VWEX) programme to address the need for high quality work experience, in communities which often have a disconnect between the aspirations of young people, and the presence of outstanding employers.
  • The Wow Show
    • Videos break down the walls between the classroom and the workplace and creates memorable encounters with inspirational people.
  • Future Made - Careers in Construction
    • Across the country young people are building the lives they want in the construction industry. Meet them through these video case-studies and discover more about what a career in construction could offer you.
  • Morgan Sindall - Live Chat
    • Check in at Morgan Sindall's Learn Live page to chat about their careers in construction. 
  • Employability Skills Toolkit
    • Free lesson plans and resources to download for different age groups and on a range of subjects including Financial Literacy, Business Case Studies and Soft Skills
  • ASK Digital Brochure 2020 (Amazing Apprenticeships)
    • Help for educators, employers and students navigating the fast-changing world of apprenticeships and vocational education.
  • Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience (iPlayer)
    • TV series Following comedian Rhod Gilbert as he tries out different jobs across Wales.
  • Amazon: Future Engineer
    • Childhood-to-career programme aimed at inspiring and educating students to try computer science and coding. (Especially aimed at students from lower-income backgrounds) 
  • Engineering: Take a Closer Look
    • Parent and teacher information to help inspire young people into engineering careers. 
  • How Construction Could Save the World (Virtual Conference)
    • A panel of speakers will inspire you with the amazing ways you could save the world by considering a career in construction. Free for students and educators, taking place via the Zoom conference hosting platform on Thursday 11th June

*None of the resources on this page are owned, hosted, produced by or monitored by icanbea.  All resources mentioned are provided in good faith as general recommendations for online learning.  Please exercise the normal caution when accessing online materials (on the Internet and) external to the icanbea platform.

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