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IGD Educator Hub

Our free lesson plans, activities and videos will develop students’ employability skills to help them prepare for the world of work and increase students’ awareness of the variety of roles within the food and grocery industry.

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  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • STEM
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Lesson plans
  • Virtual
  • Worksheets

STEM careers toolkit

The STEM Careers Toolkit for secondary schools and colleges is filled with creative ideas and practical suggestions on how to build STEM specific content into your careers strategy.

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  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Careers Programme
  • Staff training
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • STEM
  • SEND

Maths Why Bother

Developed by MyPath the 'Maths, Why Bother?' resource aims to help Maths teaching staff to show students the explicit links between the maths curriculum and the world of work. 

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  • My Learning My Future
  • Free
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Key stage 4
  • Videos

BM6: How to meet Gatsby Benchmark 6 more meaningfully and deliver positive student outcomes

Watch this webinar and following the accompanying resource to support planning and delivery of meaningful experiences of the workplace

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  • Further Education provider
  • Governor
  • Trust
  • Volunteer
  • Free
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Presentations
  • Training

Careers in Context 2020: Can Do Guide for Career Leaders

This guide will give Careers Leaders the confidence to make decisions about what constitutes good careers guidance in the context of Covid-19.

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  • Education Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Careers In Context
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • Guidance

Careers in Context 2020: Can Do Guide for Providers

This resource is a document for organisations delivering careers activities in schools and colleges

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  • Employer
  • Training Provider
  • Careers In Context
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Guidance

Xello

Xello is an engaging online program that prepares students for post-secondary success in academics, career and life. With Xello, you’ll have everything you need to help your students build the skills and knowledge to create actionable plans for the future, regardless of their chosen pathway.

  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • Key stage 3
  • Further education and skills
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Lesson plans
  • Virtual

Youth Social Action Toolkit

This toolkit is intended to be simple to use, helping Careers Leaders and others support and develop youth social action, to enable more of their young people to be active citizens in their school or college and wider communities

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  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Parent engagement
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

UniTasterDays.com

Support the students who are considering university with this comprehensive directory of online and on-campus university events.

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  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Higher Education events and visits
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Aspiration raising
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Videos
  • Virtual
  • SEND

Three-year data collection plan

Create your own three-year data collection plan by using this example timeline. Gain ideas to shape your own plan while supporting the benchmark requirements.

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  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Destinations data
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Template
  • SEND

Careermap CPD webinars for Career Leaders

Careermap produces CPD webinars. Each webinar is aimed at teachers, career advisers and Career Leaders to help them implement an effective Career Strategy and gain practical information on issues such as how to engage with employers and link careers to the curriculum.  

  • Careers Leader
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Training
  • SEND