The Panjango Game

In this exciting game, players race to complete quick-fire challenges including Acting Out, Story Chains, Unscramble and Disaster Plans, as their knowledge and skills are put to the test in work-related scenarios. The game aims to introduce young people to the world of work in a fun and interactive way, helping them develop a range of key skills along the way. The game costs £29.99 per unit and can be played by up to 6 players.

Tags

  • Careers Leader
  • Costed
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • English embedded careers learning
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • PSHE embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Careers Programme
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Addressing stereotypes
  • Aspiration raising
  • Key stage 3
  • Lesson plans
  • SEND
Top tips
  • The game comes with an instructions manual to explain the gameplay, although it has been designed to be as easy to play as possible
  • There are four types of challenge: Question, Action, Team Play and All Play with 24 challenge varieties in total
  • The game booklet also includes bite-sized information on 126 different careers and Mini Games extending the learning beyond the main board game activity

Learning outcomes

  • Gives learning context and demonstrates the exciting applications of learning in life after school
  • Develops key skills such as teamworking, communication, problem solving, creativity and confidence
  • Encourages risk taking and helps young people to discover their strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes careers education more fun and engaging through an interactive exploration of the world of work
  • Opens minds, broadens horizons and raises aspirations