Skillsumo is a growing collection of bite-sized videos and animations for young people in key stage 5 entering the world of work. The online resource gives young people and educators access to relevant and inspirational career advice, and features videos focused on work inspiration, 21st-century skills, career pathways, professional development, and future trends.

Top tips
  • Skillsumo can be used in a variety of ways – as a standalone resource to support existing careers work, or incorporated into wider cross-curricular conversations about technology, society and the world around us
  • This resource is effective when used to link curriculum learning to real world career pathways
  • We’ve found that many educators use video to support and add context to offline activities like work experience placements, class visits to local employers or, industry visits in your classroom


  • Careers Leader
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Careers Programme
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Addressing stereotypes
  • Aspiration raising
  • 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
  • Further education and skills
  • SEND