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RedCrest Careers

These creative and engaging careers resources help you to inform, inspire and challenge your students on careers related topics. We are qualified and experienced Careers Advisers and have designed our lessons around the Career Development Framework and in line with Gatsby Benchmarks. Detailed notes included so lessons can be used by specialist and non specialist teachers and advisers. Thanks for looking and please get in touch if you are after something bespoke!

These creative and engaging careers resources help you to inform, inspire and challenge your students on careers related topics. We are qualified and experienced Careers Advisers and have designed our lessons around the Career Development Framework and in line with Gatsby Benchmarks. Detailed notes included so lessons can be used by specialist and non specialist teachers and advisers. Thanks for looking and please get in touch if you are after something bespoke!
Careers of the Future: Employability Skills
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Careers of the Future: Employability Skills

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A lesson for KS4 students about jobs of the future and important employability skills, linking to Gatsby Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 and 4. Detailed notes and activity sheets included to support the lesson. Surveys have shown that young people’s career aspirations have little in common with projected labour market demands. It is increasingly important for students to be aware of LMI and recognise the skills and qualifications needed for the jobs of tomorrow. To embed in your careers programme - can be adapted and used for different year groups. Aim: To highlight the importance of the changing nature of jobs and the skills needed to be successful Learning objectives: Explore jobs of the past, present and future Understand what soft skills are and why they are important in the workplace Discuss useful websites to find out more
Smashing Barriers to Careers
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Smashing Barriers to Careers

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This lesson will inspire and motivate young people (designed for 14- 16, but could be adapted for other ages) to break down any barriers that might be in the way of them realising their dreams. 90 minutes long. Can be used over two lessons. Linking to Gatsby Benchmarks 1, 2, 3 & 4. The lesson looks at stereotyping and other perceived barriers. Detailed notes, an activity workbook and list of useful websites included. To embed in your careers programme. Aim • To help students realise that obstacles are part of life, including a career path, but there are ways to overcome them Objectives • Discuss and decide where you are now, where you want to be and how you are going to get there • Recognise potential and perceived barriers to careers and discuss ways to overcome these Think about the importance of soft skills, determine which ones you have and which ones you might like to develop to keep up to date with the changing landscape of jobs