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Careers and Employability

Linking higher education to future employment by explaining how different educational pathways can lead on to graduate-level jobs. We run a number of projects in conjunction with employers to give young people first-hand experience of the world of work, as well as providing careers advice and guidance about educational pathways.

Learning Outcomes:

Understand how GCSE/post 16 choices can affect future career options (KS3); Develop understanding of how subject choices link to future careers (KS4); Understand the wider employability and transferrable skills available through the university experience.

Aims to:

Link higher education to future employment, explaining how different pathways can lead on to graduate-level jobs.

Example activities

The sessions listed below are just a selection of the activities on offer to eligible schools and colleges.

Key Stage 3

These workshops enable learners to understand how GCSE choices can affect future career options and introduce the idea of education pathways.

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Key Stage 4

These workshops enable learners to understand how subject choices link to future careers, and give young people experience of employers and industry.

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Key Stage 5

These workshops enable learners to experience employers, and discuss the development of employability skills through their future university experience.

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What other schools have said

Absolutely fantastic and very engaging activities. Students really has their eyes opened and are more motivated to think more broadly.

Kay Knight, Head of Careers, Excel Academy

If you have any questions or want advice on our sessions you can get in touch.