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This well-known resource can be used to help contextualise the world of work alongside curriculum study – and support young people in making informed decisions.
We’re excited to be able to give our key partners and stakeholders an introduction to The Careers & Enterprise Company’s latest programme – equipping Careers Leaders to embed sustainable parental engagement methods in their everyday practice.
An activity which builds on students’ first one-to-one meeting with the Careers Adviser, with a second meeting between the Careers Adviser, the student and their parents.
Tips and advice on planning engagement activities, how to communicate with parents, engaging with hard-to-reach parents and increasing the visibility of your careers offer.
A Q&A session with a panel of employers to encourage parents to explore careers relating to a particular subject, skill or industry area with their child.
How to collect and analyse evidence on the effectiveness of your parental engagement activities, for example, through surveys taken before and after events.
Follow four families talking to their children about next steps, helping you think about the role you can play in your own child’s decision-making.
A fun quiz to familiarise families with information about careers and education options.
Here are 11 practical recommendations to help you structure your engagement strategy and support the needs of different parent groups
A parent-friendly session where families can explore careers or education options with the school/college.
A low-pressure session where families complete the Family action plan or Pathway planner with support from school or college staff.
A family teamwork challenge to explore how different skills and strengths can suit a range of career and education options.