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Resources for SEND specialists

The National Careers Strategy makes it clear that all young people should be supported to achieve their optimum career outcome. Therefore, our resources aren’t just for those in SEND-specific settings, they’re also for use within any other setting that includes young people with SEND. 

Spotlight

Gatsby BM1
SEND
Key stages

SEND Outreach Campaign E Pack

This is the electronic version of the SEND Outreach Campaign.  It contains lots of useful resources for Career Leaders in a SEND setting. 

Contained in the pack are the following:

  • SEND Gatsby Toolkit
  • Transform your careers programme - Career Leader training details
  • Compass for Special 
  • Careers Health Checklist
  • Same and Different model
PDF
61
Gatsby BM4, 5, 6
SEND
Key stages

Youth Social Action Toolkit

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

PDF
Powerpoint
Gatsby BM7
SEND
Key stages

Unifish Website

Unifish is your guide to higher education in London when you need a little more support, brought to you by Aimhigher London. It is a fully searchable and filterable website in multiple ways including by type of support and location.

Gatsby BM1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
SEND
Key stages

Transition Guide from Primary to Secondary: enhancing careers education and supporting parental engagement

This resource is designed to support Careers Leaders and other staff involved in the transition process from Key Stage 2 into Key Stage 3, exploring opportunities to embed careers activities and parental engagement across the full range of transition opportunities.

It takes you through the three phases:

  1. Decision making (Y4,5,6) while children and parents /carers are still considering their options
  2. Decision made (Y6) once the children have been allocated their secondary school
  3. Started (Y7) once the children have started their secondary school.
PDF
Gatsby BM3, 8
SEND
Key stages

The Skills Suitcase

This resource is designed to help students identify their own skills – as well as the areas where they might need further development – and encourage reflection in a fun and engaging way.

Gatsby BM2
SEND
Key stages

The Careers Podcast

How do you find a job you’ll love? What will it take to land that dream role? How do you discover what your dream job is?

The Careers Podcast interviews people doing all kinds of different jobs, finding out what they do, what they love about it and how they got to where they are now.  

Gatsby BM1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
SEND
Key stages

Talentino!

Talentino programmes have been helping to improve career outcomes for young people with a range of learning difficulties in a mixture of settings – special schools, mainstream schools, AP, PRU, SEMH, etc.

They also provide great opportunities for learning more, through their regular newsletters, annual SEND Careers Conference, and by publishing free resources.

PDF
Gatsby BM3
SEND
Key stages
Campaigns

South Somerset 14-19 Partnership ‘SEND Transitions: Imagine the Possibilities and Making a success of Further Education’

These resources have been developed by South Somerset Partnership as part of a transition project for SEND students. The resources pull together key Preparation for Adulthood information that will enable mainstream, special school and FE Careers Leaders to understand the journey and support available for young people with SEND. 

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