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FIND A RANGE OF RESOURCES HERE TO EXPLORE SKILLS
AND CAREER OPTIONS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE.

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Career Wordsearch (Primary)
(Secondary & Post 16) Access VFX: Routes to roles within VFX, Animation and Games

Read about the different routes you can take to start working in certain roles within VFX, Animation and Games including:

1. Internships
2. Apprenticeships
3. Universities

Spend 15 mins to read through these.

Which route would be your preference? Write 3 pros and potential cons for your chosen route.

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(Teachers) Career and Enterprise Network: Information on Gatsby Benchmarks for Teachers and Career Leaders

Career and Enterprise Network: Download Career and Enterprise Network's Gatsby Benchmark tool kits for schools, colleges and for SEND

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(Teachers) Career and Enterprise Network: Information on Gatsby Benchmarks

These resources are designed to help Careers Leaders in their understanding of the Careers Leader role and improving careers provision in their schools and colleges.

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(Teachers) Career and Enterprise Network: Toolkit to implement career programme for Primary Schools

Primary school toolkit on how to implement careers into primary school pupils

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(Teachers) Day Dream Believers: Daydream Believers resources

Explore this bank of free online resources for teachers to help introduce up-to-date, relevant skills from the industry to secondary school pupils.

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(Teachers) Debate Mate: Range of resources around debating

Debate Mate Online brings the Debate Mate methodology to life through our Activity Library, online courses and Live Mentoring with our content experts from around the globe.

Through written instructions, video tutorials, and in-class resources you can bring confidence into your classroom.

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(Teachers) Debate Mate: Debatmate opportunities for Teachers

Explore what Debatemate does including these opportunities:

- Education programmes
- Teacher training consultancy

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(Teachers) icould: How to get the most out of icould for your students

Free teaching resources from icloud.

icould offers six different components which fit together to help young people explore and discover careers.

Find information on the following and more:

1. Self-discovery and reflection
2. Career ideas
3. Labour Market Information
4. Current vacancies
5. Career guides

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(Teachers) LEGO®Education: Education Solutions for Secondary Schools

Hands-on LEGO® Learning is a universal language and LEGO® Education solutions for secondary school grow with students as they engage at every level, providing hands-on experiences that stimulate communication, creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking skills.

When students learn with LEGO® bricks, coding tools, and supporting lesson plans for teachers, they ignite their natural curiosity and sharpen their scientific inquiry, engineering design, and data analysis skills — so they can succeed in their STEM classes today and realize their full potential as digital citizens and leaders tomorrow.

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(Teachers) LEGO®Education: Education Community

They are a passionate group of educators from around the world who believe that play and exploration build successful life-long learners.

They strive to do their best work every day so our students can explore, learn and challenge themselves without barriers. Their community mission is to support and learn from one another, to find inspiration and to connect with their peers.

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(Teachers) NHS Careers: Step into the NHS

Step into the NHS provides resources for teachers to use with their students to discover careers and jobs in the NHS.

There are competitions available for KS2 and KS3 classes and resources aimed at KS4

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(Teachers) Parliament UK Education: Award-winning learning resources around Politics to engage young people

Download or order free teaching resources around Politics for both Primary and Secondary pupils.

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(Teachers) Skills Builder

The Skills Builder Universal Framework shows how to build essential skills at every stage of life.
Start using it today, for free.

The #SkillsBuilder Partnership brings together educators, employers and skills-building organisations around a shared approach to building the eight essential skills for success.

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(Teachers) Oracy: Lesson plan – Oracy in your classroom

A pre-made Lesson Plan for you to follow with your pupils.

Suitable for teachers to use to teach secondary and Post 16 pupils.

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(Teachers) Globalbridge

Globalbridge is a pioneering EdTech platform that connects young people & education with employers and opportunity.

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(Teachers) Developing Experts: Lesson plans to ignite children’s passion for science

Developing experts offer over 700 science lesson plans and exciting experiments to help you teach with confidence and inspire future generations to explore STEM careers.

Free to schools for children aged 4 to 14 years.

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(Teachers) Tech We Can: Full lesson plans and resources

There are 12 FREE digital Tech We Can lesson plans available to all teachers, parents and carers who may be looking for materials to help teach children in school or at home.

Each lesson plan aims to show the students how technology is evolving in a particular area and the potential careers they could pursue using and designing this tech.

They are primarily targeted at 9 - 13 year olds and are all mapped to the National Curriculum.

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(Teacher Resource) Careers in Investment Management with Investment20/20

If you are delivering to students real time, whether students are in the classroom or logged in remotely from home, please use this carefully curated document to guide your students through a short session around discovering careers within investment management.

This session plan provides the facilitator with introductory text, a link to a pre-recorded Investment20/20 presentation, key points to include in a follow up to the presentation, and next steps for students.

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(All ages) GOV.UK: Space related educational resources for home schooling

If you’re looking for space related learning activities to try out at home during lockdown, take a look at some of these ideas:

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(All ages) Learn Live UK: My Week of Work On Demand

Join The Careers & Enterprise Company for “My Week of Work” where School pupils will still be able to gain insight into the world of work despite the lockdown thanks to plans from Oak Academy, Learn Live and The Careers & Enterprise Company.

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Pupils

Resources

Career Wordsearch (Primary)
(All ages) Mace: Student design competition – Design a Health Centre

Ever wondered what it's like to be an Architect? Then enter Mace's competition to design a Health Centre in a small town in the UK. Closing date for entries is Fri 24 July 2020 @17:00 pm

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(Secondary & Post 16) Access VFX: Routes to roles within VFX, Animation and Games

Read about the different routes you can take to start working in certain roles within VFX, Animation and Games including:

1. Internships
2. Apprenticeships
3. Universities

Spend 15 mins to read through these.

Which route would be your preference? Write 3 pros and potential cons for your chosen route.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Access VFX: Short articles on roles within creative industries

Read about a range of different roles from creative industries.

See if you can find the following 5 roles:
1. Storyboard Artist
2. Animator
3. CG Supervisor
4. 3D Modeling Artist
5. Compositor

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(Secondary & Post 16) 21 Construction: Short video from a Technical Services Manager

Watch this two min video on Jim who explains what it means to be a Technical Services Manager.

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(Secondary & Post 16) 21 Construction: Colin’s Story – Commercial Manager

Watch this short video on how Colin Lewis became a Commercial Manager and how his life took him on a different path towards a career in construction.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Access Higher: Educational short courses for Years 9+

Explore a suite of short online courses for students to get a taste of a range of degree subjects.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Apprentice Futures: Short video on Apprenticeships

Watch these short videos on how these young people decided an apprenticeship was the best route for them.

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(SECONDARY & POST 16) APPRENTICE FUTURES: A day in the life of an apprentice

Read these stories on a day in the life of an apprentice including:

- A day in the life of a Account Manager Apprentice
- A day in the life of a Digital Printing Apprentice
- A day in the life of a Client Services Executive Apprentice

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(Secondary & Post 16) Arts Emergency: Mentoring Programme for those interested in the arts, humanities or creative industries

Sign up to the Arts Emergency mentoring programme for 2021.

Arts Emergency mentors can set up studio time, set visits, work placements and auditions.

They’ll help with coursework, portfolios and UCAS so you can achieve your goals.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Bafta Guru: Career advice and information

A hub for inspirational career advice from the very best in film, games and television.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Bafta Guru: Learn about special visual effects

Learn about special visual effects. Whether it's a historical drama or intergalactic sci-fi, the best SFX and VFX will seamlessly bring these worlds to life.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Bafta Guru: BAFTA ROCLIFFE NEW WRITING COMPETITION

Take your writing career to the next level with BAFTA'S showcase competition offering you the chance to see your work performed to an industry audience.

Complete the online form and submit a 10-page script extract.

All entries receive a full script feedback report.

Applications open from 27th July.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Bafta Guru: Live talks, workshops and more

BAFTA's live range of talks, workshops and masterclasses

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(Secondary & Post 16) Barbican: Read. Watch. Listen – Creative and cultural resources

Read, watch and listen to the Barbican's creative and cultural resources they have to offer. 

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(Secondary & Post 16) Barbican: Listen – Masculinities playlist

Listen to this playlist and take a look at how musicians have dealt with the subject of masculinity.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Barbican: The Art of Change with Stephen Fry – Episode 4

Listen to podcasts by the Barbican on a range of topics, including this 20 min episode with Stephen Fry.

Exploring music, art and mental health, Stephen explores his own identity, the background to his attempts to change society, and answers the question ‘Can art really be used to change the world?’

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(Secondary & Post 16) Barbican: Take part young creatives

Learn about the different development opportunities that the Barbican offers.

These opportunities give 14 to 25 year olds the skills and confidence needed to progress in today's creative industries.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Barclays Life Skills: Advice on CV writing, presentation skills and more

Discover a wide range of videos and online resources around skills and employability.

From writing a CV to presentation skills.

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(Secondary & Post 16) BBC Bitesize: Explore various industry sectors

Listen to the different stories of individuals in a wide range of sectors and find online resources exploring career related tips and advice.

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(Secondary & Post 16) BBC Bitesize: How to prepare for an interview

Watch this short video providing tips when preparing for an interview.

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(Secondary & Post 16) BBC Bitesize: How to become a music photographer – Priti’s story

Meet Priti and watch this video to find out more about her life as a music photographer.

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(Secondary & Post 16) WhiteHat (Career hacker): Nancy’s story – breaking into Digital Marketing

Read Nancy's story on why just decided to complete Level 3 Digital Marketing Apprenticeship with WhiteHat

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(Secondary & Post 16) WhiteHat (Career hacker): Keena’s IT Story – How I realised my dream job was right under my nose

Read Keena's story on how she turned her secret passion into her job

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(Secondary & Post 16) Careermap: A magazine which provides a wealth of career information

Careermag is a magazine which provides a wealth of career information to students and their parents.

It explores different qualification routes, inspires through student and apprentice case studies and empowers young people to make well-informed decisions on their future.

View and subscribe for free.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Creative Industries Federation/ Discover Creative: What does an art director do?

What does an art director do?

Read an article and watch videos that explore:

- Career advice on becoming an art director – Video by Gillian R
- Being an art director: all you need to know - blog by Creative Bloq

Once you have explored this link - list 3 things you have learned about the role of an art director.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Creative Industries Federation/ Discover Creative: How to be an Actor with Amy Trigg

Watch this video and hear directly from Amy about her experience of becoming an actor and working in the industry.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Debate Mate: Student zone

Debate Mate’s Student Zone keeps you up-to-date on the burning issues that the world is talking about through using their Featured Motions to organise your own debates.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Education and Employers: Inspiring The Future – Inspiring Women

They share inspirational, first-hand career stories of working women to motivate girls to consider the widest range of future careers.

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(Secondary & Post 16) English Speaking Union/ Grocers Hall: Debating Glossary

See key terms used within debating.

Ideal for anyone who has been curious or interested to learn more about the etiquette of debating.

After reading this:

-List five new terms you have learnt that relate to debating/presentation skills.
-List one situation where debating skills could be useful.
-Explain how and why debating skills would be useful in this situation.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Etonx: Fancy taking a public speaking course?

This public speaking course will help to improve your ability to speak in all kinds of contexts - from formal speeches in front of an audience to informal presentations in class.

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(Secondary & Post 16) General Assembly: Innovative courses on Tech, Data, Design, Coding and more

Sign up for these full or part time courses.

Courses include all the fundamental pillars of innovation to give individuals several options for growth and development.

They offer training in Tech, Data, Design, Business and more.

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(Secondary & Post 16) General Assembly: Free General Assembly courses

Free Learning Resources.

Dive into coding, data, design, digital marketing, and product management with our library of free classes, guides, and tools!

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(Secondary & Post 16) General Assembly: THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO GETTING A JOB IN TECH

Download this guide for the absolute beginner considering a career in tech.

General Assembly gives you a high-level view of what working in the industry actually means.

You'll learn about tech's most in-demand roles, what they each entail, and how to go about making a career switch.

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(Secondary & Post 16) globalbridge: What is MyLearnLab?

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak in the UK and following recent government announcements, globalbridge have developed MyLearnLab, a collection of FREE skills, careers and PSHE resource packs for young people.

​Pupils will also get access to a FREE globalbridge profile!

This is a digital record of achievement that lasts a lifetime, giving them the opportunity to showcase their talent and view opportunities with employers, universities and training providers.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Goldsmith Centre: How to get into Jewellery, Sliversmithing and allied industries

Are you unsure of routes in the Jewellery, Silversmithing and allied industries?

Do you want to know what skills could help you get on in your Goldsmithing career?

Discover what different specialist jobs are like first hand from those working in the trade.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Goldsmith Centre: An Interview with Amy Gibson: Goldsmith’s Centre Foundation Programme

After graduating from the Goldsmith's Centre Foundation Programme with a Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council Award under her belt, Amy Gibson secured Goldsmiths’ Company Apprenticeship at bespoke London Jewellery company, Alex Monroe.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Goldsmith Centre: An Interview with Alexander Wood – How I started!

Alexander Wood represented the UK at the WorldSkills Finals in Abu Dhabi in 2017, and earned a Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council Award in 2018.

He is now a Goldsmiths’ Company Apprentice at N Groves Ltd.

He spoke to us about where his highly promising career began - on the Goldsmiths’ Centre’s Foundation Programme.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Goldsmith Centre: Foundation Programme 2019-2020 – first interviews

Interviews with Goldsmith Centre's current Foundation Programme cohort: The Foundation Programme is a full-time course for school and college leavers living in London or the South East.

The Programme is a gateway into the prestigious Goldsmiths’ Company Apprenticeship Scheme, job or further or higher education course, providing young people with the core skills to begin working in Jewellery, Silversmithing and the allied crafts.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Goldsmith Centre: Watch this video with Helen – Apprentice Diamond Mounter

Watch this video and hear firsthand from Helen about her Diamond Mounter Apprentice working for Justin Richardson in Canterbury on The Goldsmiths' Company Apprenticeship Scheme.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Goldsmith Centre: Watch this video with Ben – Apprentice Diamond Mounter

Watch this video and hear directly from Ben Diamond Mounter who works at Dominic Walmsley.

He is on The Goldsmiths' Company Apprenticeship Scheme, which is managed by The Goldsmiths’ Centre and funded by The Goldsmiths’ Company.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Goldsmith Centre: Hear from Gabriella – Fine Jewellery Design

Hear from Gabriela, who completed a year on the Foundation Programme at the Goldsmiths’ Centre.

She tells us what makes The Goldsmiths’ Company Apprenticeship Scheme, and working in the industry, so remarkable.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Gresham College: Becoming a Barrister

This one hour lecture from Gresham College provides a brutally honest insider’s guide to what it's like to be a self-employed barrister.

It details the highs and lows of the career, the work behind the scenes that make a difference to outcomes in court, and looks in to the art of persuasion.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Gresham College: Medical science lecture: What medicine can learn from restaurants about care?

This one hour lecture from Gresham College that explores what comes into view if we reframe clinical treatment as hospitality, and patients as guests.

Drawing on collaborations with leading restaurants and their chefs, this lecture explores parallels between the worlds of fine dining and medical care.

In a hospital, as in a restaurant, what happens out of sight (in the operating theatre or the kitchen) must be matched by sensitive care at the bedside, in the clinic or at the table.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Gresham College: Freedom Song – The Fisk Jubilee Singers’ story

Watch this 50 minute lecture with a musical twist from Gresham College about how a choir of ex-slaves raising funds to build their University, toured America from 1871, suffering discrimination and hardship along the way.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Gresham College: Various pre-recorded lectures

Watch these past lectures on subjects that interest you from Art & Literature to Politics.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Icould: 1000+ videos of real people talking about their careers

Free and simple to use, the site features over 1000 videos of real people talking about their careers – explaining their job role, career path and how different factors have shaped their choices.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Icould: Video with Robyn – Assistant Vice President, Treasury Bank of America

Watch this short video and see how Robyn progressed within her career.

Robyn was unsure what she wanted to do. She always enjoyed maths at school but decided to study a philosophy at university.

Then a chance conversation with someone on a train led her to explore a career in finance.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Icould: Five ways to start thinking about careers

Read these five tips on ways to start thinking about your career.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Icould: How to become a Radiographer

Radiography - sounds familiar but what exactly is it? And what career opportunities does it offer?

Radiographer Nick Bretherton gives the inside guide to what a Radiographer does, how to train as a radiographer, and how to find a job.

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(Secondary & Post 16) JLL: Graduate programme video

Video about the JLL Graduate Programme.

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(Secondary & Post 16) JLL: Apprenticeship programme

Watch this video of two apprentices talk about their experiences so far as Surveying Apprentices.

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(Secondary & Post 16) KPMG: Jobs and careers information

Find careers information and job listings at KPMG.

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(Secondary & Post 16) KPMG: Graduate scheme, internship programme and more

Learn about the KPMG's graduate scheme and internship or work experience programme.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Not Going To Uni

Explore this website and company who are helping young people understand the alternatives to university and what careers they may want to do.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Open University: OpenLearn from The Open University

Free courses and learning materials to help you explore careers, or get a start in your chosen career.

Earn free statements of participation or digital badges to include on your CV or university applications.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Open University: Personal branding for career success

Access this free course on Personal branding for career success.

The way you present yourself to your employers, both current and future, plays a crucial part in career success and satisfaction.

If you get it right, it can enhance your profile at work, helping you to win interesting projects, promotions and the respect of your colleagues.

It can also increase your chances of being the successful candidate at job interviews or attracting clients to your business if you’re self-employed.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Pearson: Explore your career interests and take an online quiz

Learn about a wide range of industries and explore different career resources.

Want to find out with industry sector will most suit you?

Take this online quiz and investigate your career interests.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Pearson: Want to find out with industry sector will most suit you?

Take this online quiz and investigate your career interests.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Princes Trust: Opportunities

Learn about the programmes the Princes Trust offer around careers support.

Hear some of the success stories and explore general careers advice.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Princes Trust: Read Jazmin’s success story

Read many stories of young people including this inspiring story from Jazmin.

Jazmin, despite the many barriers she has had to overcome, has become successful within the fashion industry and won the National NatWest Enterprise Award in 2019.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Princes Trust: Read success stories

Read the many success stories of the young people who have been helped by the Princes Trust.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Prospects: Careers quiz

Take this quiz to match your skills and personality to 400+ job profiles.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Royal Society of Biology: Interested in pursuing a career in biology?

The society support biologists with career advice, professional recognition and training events.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Screenskills: How to get a good interview?

Download this resource and learn tips on how to get a good interview

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(Secondary & Post 16) Screenskills: Job profile – Casting Assistant

Learn and find resources on this entry level job as a Casting Assistant.

Casting Assistants offer general help with finding actors to star in a film or TV drama.

They are generally employed as freelancers by casting directors, although they can also be hired on a permanent contract within busier casting offices.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Screenskills: Job profile – Costume Designer

Learn about what it takes to become a Costume Designer.

Costume is at the core of a film or TV drama.

As well as contributing to the look, it helps actors feel emotionally connected to the character they are playing through wearing the character’s clothes.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Shoutout UK: The voice of the next generation

Shout Out UK (SOUK) is a multi-award winning education platform and creative social enterprise.

Fusing education and Edtech with creative film production and animation ensures world-class training and programmes on Media and Political Literacy that will be sure to engage and educate.

Stay up-to-date with the latest news!

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(Secondary & Post 16) Target Jobs: Activities fit for working at home!

Career-friendly activities you can do while social distancing.

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(Primary) Amazon Future Engineer: Dance party-learning about coding

Join in a dance party for an hour of learning about coding.

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(Primary) Chess At Home: Quizzes, worksheets, videos

Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC) is delighted to offer schools and parents a range of resources suitable for Home Learning including worksheets, videos and quizzes.

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(Primary) Chess At Home: Parents, get three month membership of Chesskid

Chess in Schools and Communities is delighted to offer all UK primary school children three-month gold memberships of ChessKid free of charge.

The memberships will be valid until July 20, 2020.

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(Primary) LEGO Education: Five steps to making a great makerspace

A makerspace is a creative prototyping workspace where makers gather to share knowledge, experiment, create, tinker and learn.

Download this resources and learn how to create a great maker space.

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(Primary) Mayor of London: London Heroes Family Guide

This guide tells the inspiring stories of Londoners who have triumphed in challenging circumstances and gone out of their way to help others.

It’s also filled with fun activities that you can do easily and safely from home, like dressing up!

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(Post 16) BAFTA Guru: Special Visual Effects – Game of Thrones Prosthetic Design (video)

Watch this eight minute clip on Game of Thrones Prosthetic Makeup Designer, Barrie Gower, who explains how he creates the guts and gore for one of television’s most violent shows.

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(Post 16) BAFTA Guru: Normal People – TV Programme Q&A

Find Film and TV series Q&As like this one where Edith Bowman talks to Normal People's stars Daisy Edgar-Jones, Paul Mescal and the show's Director, Lenny Abrahamson.

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(Primary) Barbican: James and the Giant Peach Animation Workshop

Pupils can make their very own animation with this workshop by artist Shelly Wain, inspired by Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Barclays LifeSkills: What makes a winning CV?

Explore what it takes to make a winning CV and see CV templates.

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(Secondary & Post 16) City of London Police: Routes into Policing

Looking for a route into Policing? See if you have what it takes with City of London Police.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Creative Industries Federation/ Discover Creative: What does a Games Animator do?

What does a Games Animator do? Learn about:

- Timing – What are the 12 principles of animation in game?
- Insight into the life of a Games Animator
- Tools of the trade

Read this article from ScreenSkills to find more information and watch relevant clips from those in the industry.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Inside Careers

Inside Careers help candidates find their perfect jobs.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Into Film

Into Film puts film at the heart of the educational and personal development of children and young people across the UK.

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(Secondary & Post 16) IntoUniversity

IntoUniversity provides local learning centres where young people are inspired to achieve.

At each local centre, IntoUniversity offers an innovative programme that supports young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to attain either a University place or another chosen aspiration.

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(Secondary & Post 16) IntoUniversity: Being there – Addressing educational disadvantage through place-based working

Watch this over 2 hour video from Into University containing a powerful keynote from Emma Hardy MP, and lots of interesting discussions and insightful contributions on the issues of place-based work and educational disadvantage from all of the speakers.

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(Secondary & Post 16) JLL: JLL YouTube Channel

Watch these various videos on property news and gain insights into the company, JLL

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(Secondary & Post 16) National College for Digital Skills (ADA)

ADA, the National College for Digital Skills, offers a career-catapulting education that is free to attend.

If you’re excited about entering the games design industry, creating apps that change lives or building technologies that help grow industries, then ADA is the perfect institution for you.

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(Secondary & Post 16) National College for Digital Skills (ADA): Blog

Explore this blog for relevant videos, articles, activities and many other resources relating to digital skills.

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(Secondary & Post 16) NHS Careers: Step into the NHS- Student resources

Explore the many resources that Step into the NHS has to offer.

Resources include career videos and job profiles for over 350 different roles to choose from and a test to map your career.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Parliament UK Education: How UK parliament works

Watch some of these insightful videos about politics, including this one which explains 'How UK parliament works'

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(Secondary & Post 16) Parliament UK Education: Learn Live

Join Parliament UK Education for a range of live, online learning sessions.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Parliament UK Education: Become an MP for a week

Explore these resources packs on politics, including a game to become an MP for a week.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Pearson: Interested in Broadcasting and Journalism?

Learn about the different jobs within Broadcasting and Journalism and how you can get into them.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Prospects: Looking for that perfect career?

Prospects guide millions of students to make the right choice.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Screenskills: Resources

Discover a wide range of videos and resources within the technology side of the creative industry.

Find out more about careers in the Film, TV, Animation, Games or VFX industries - includes videos, podcasts, masterclasses and more.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Screenskills: Simple storyboards – Why and how to make them

Download and make a storyboard.

A storyboard is a graphic representation of a how a story unfolds visually. It’s a bit like a comic book.

Professional film makers, documentary makers, and animators use storyboards to plan out individual shots for a film.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Skills for Learning

Skills for Learning is a collection of resources to support the learning and teaching of academic skills.

Developing your academic skills is an essential part of successful study at university and your future employability.

Academic skills include the use of IT, numeracy, academic literacy, problem solving, critical thinking, working with others and research skills.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Springpod: Watch live career webinars

Be inspired by spectacular careers stories.

Free, interactive and delivered live with over 20 experts delivering two virtual career talks everyday.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Target Jobs

Find Graduate jobs, schemes and internships, plus careers information

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(Secondary & Post 16) Target Jobs: Internship and Work Experience

What do you do if your internship or work experience has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus?

Do your career prospects grind to a halt? Not at all.

Search opportunities here:

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(Secondary & Post 16) Target Jobs: Job hunting and the Coronavirus

Job hunting during the coronavirus pandemic: what you need to know

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(Secondary & Post 16) Tomorrows Engineers: Resources

Lots of information to easily access and explore engineering and STEM careers.

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(Secondary & Post 16) WhiteHat: Apprenticeships

Explore the range of great Apprenticeships that WhiteHat have to offer and become part of the WhiteHat community

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(Primary) GLA: London Curriculum Family Explorer Trails: World of Work

The London Curriculum is a fun way of teaching young people about the city, using London as a classroom.

Hundreds of schools in London are already enjoying our free learning resources in lessons and visits. With these Family Explorer trails, parents and carers can join in too.

We have designed trails all about the world of work for families to enjoy around London. You will learn about jobs from the past, and discover the work people do today.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Boots Jobs

Explore different careers from HR to legal to pharmacy to beauty therapy. Including early careers opportunities like apprenticeships and summer internships.

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(Secondary & Post 16) BT Open Reach

Learn about Open Reach who help BT connect tens of millions of homes and businesses across the UK. They do this for communications providers who deliver phone, internet, data and TV services to the nation.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Career Matters: Career Exploration Resources

Find information on a wide range of careers from one of our key partners

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(Secondary & Post 16) educ8all: Careers Chat with…

In this series of videos, educ8all holds a Careers Chats with a group of professionals from diverse backgrounds and lines of business.

Watch as they explain how their education path and career journey has brought them to where they are today.

Does the advice they wish they had received when they were younger resonate with you?

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(Secondary & Post 16) educ8all: Interview skills

Top tips for before, during and after the interview

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights: Maritime UK

Maritime UK provide an excellent suite of virtual sessions on maritime careers

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights: DSV BOKA ATLANTIS – VR Experience

Watch this virtual reality 360 tour and learn about the DSV BOKA ATLANTIS . Once the video is running use a mouse to grab the screen and look around the ship (or use the button in the top left corner).

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(Primary) City Harvest Kids – Career Video

City Harvest is a food rescue charity delivering free food to over 300 charities in London.

Watch this video and learn more about City Harvest, global food waste, what they do and what it takes to be a #foodhero #londonfeedinglondon #cityharvestlondon

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights: Marine Engineering Apprenticeship

Watch this video on the Marine Engineering apprenticeship delivered by South Essex College.

It features interviews with apprentices, employers and the lead lecturer/assessor for Marine Engineering (Simon Lofting).

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants: Meet the Apprentices

Listen to this conversation with four apprentices about their journeys to date.

They also share advice about the options available to you in accountancy, finance and consultancy.

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants: Video interview tips

A short video with some hints and tips to shine during a video interview

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants: How will COVID-19 impact my job search?

Some observations on how COVID-19 may impact your job search along with some tips on what you can be doing with the time we have now to improve your chances of success.

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants: Breaking down the recruitment process

This webinar looks at how to approach applying for a job role, using a live vacancy to put the theory into practice!

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants: Are you commercially aware?

This bite-size video will talk you through becoming commercially aware before applying to job roles.

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants: Personal skills reflection

Self-Reflection is important for work related skills. Watch this bite size video to understand what skills you have and need to develop to stand out

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(Post 16) The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants: Online business game

The aim of the online business game is for you to experience the role of a Management Accountant as well as improving your analytical, commercial awareness and decision making skills.

If you are successful, you will receive a certificate for taking part, this can be used to profile yourself on LinkedIn and on your CV, demonstrating that you are continuing to develop skills employers seek!

There are also links included to valuable resources such as best practice organisations, links to relevant pages on the CIMA website as well as our syllabus.

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants: What is robotic process automation and what does it mean for accounting?

Advances in technology are fuelling global competition and driving the evolution of radical new business models.

Consumers are better informed and empowered. Operating margins are getting tighter and business survival rates are shortening.

So what's next?

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants: The threat of Cybercrime

Should management accountants play an active role in Cybersecurity?
This thought leadership goes through the risks of Cybercrime and why Management Accountants need to work with IT to ensure their business addresses cyber risks.

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants: How will Blockchain change accounting?

This thought leadership introduces Management Accountants to the vast potential and transformative impact of Blockchain technology.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Grays Inn: Meet our members

Grays Inn have over 5,500 active members, each with their own unique stories and experiences to share about life at Grays.

This is part of a series of 'Meet their members' videos where you can meet just a few of them.

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(Secondary & Post 16) Grays Inn: Why become a Barrister?

Watch this video by Grays Inn

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LCF WORKSHEET TO COMPLETE

YOU HAVE EXPLORED RESOURCES FROM THE LONDON CAREERS FESTIVAL
GREAT!

Complete this worksheet to capture what you have learnt.

Click on 'Find out more' to download the worksheet

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(Secondary & Post 16) Arts Emergency: Peer Mentoring

Peer mentoring is a one-to-one mentoring relationship between two people who are at the same or similar stages of their lives.

Find out how to become a peer mentor

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(Post 16) AECOM: Project Management – Trains, Helicopters and Start-ups

This video session will give a flavour of the wide range of opportunities available in project management - including helicopters, website start-up, and high speed railway.

You'll learn about the kind of skills to develop, and the huge amount of job roles these can apply to.

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(All ages) GOV.UK: Space related educational resources for home schooling

If you’re looking for space related learning activities to try out at home during lockdown, take a look at some of these ideas:

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(Primary and Secondary) London Learning at Home: Educational resources

Make your own special species or design your own exhibition.

Find many fun educational resources to do from home curated by London Curriculum:

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(Secondary & Post 16) Parliament UK Education: Website

Explore this website for information and resources on UK parliament

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(Secondary & Post 16) The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights: Boat Building Apprenticeship

In this short video, Apprentices Lewis Wilde speaks very positively about the benefits and value of the Boat Building Apprenticeship.

Thanks to a chance meeting with the owner of Island RIBS, an Isle of Wight marine engineering company, and with the support of the Lloyd's Register Foundation and the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, he's now in a full-time boat-building apprenticeship.

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(All ages) Learn Live UK: My Week of Work On Demand

Join The Careers & Enterprise Company for “My Week of Work” where School pupils will still be able to gain insight into the world of work despite the lockdown thanks to plans from Oak Academy, Learn Live and The Careers & Enterprise Company.

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(All ages) City Harvest: Word Search

Complete this word search from City Harvest and learn more baout what they do in the process!

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(All ages) City Harvest: Fun Quiz

Complete this fun quiz from City Harvest and learn more about them in the process

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Share Information about the festival with your schools and student network.

Click 'Find out more' to download a handy guide with everything you need to share the festival with others including template posts for social media, web articles and more

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