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The 6As checklist and two case studies

If you are considering taking a project based learning approach with an employer, here is a checklist of ‘6As’ that should be considered by teachers: Authenticity: Will the project engage …

Starting to work with employers

Ten years ago, the respected educationalist Guy Claxton said that, for young people, school education can be: ‘… an eleven year experience … whose net effect has been to leave …

The value of different forms of engagement

Employer engagement can take a variety of different forms. In this video, you will hear from three different people talking about their experiences of employer engagement. Professor Sir John Holman …

Why work with employers and local industries?

Most schools and colleges engage with local employers in one way or another, maybe you have a work experience programme or have an employer volunteer on your governing body? This …

Long term evaluation

Successful career learning is more than evaluating how students respond to a lesson. In Week 4 you will think more about how career learning progresses over longer periods of learning. …

Evaluating the impact

It is important to evaluate the effectiveness of these small changes so that you can focus your efforts on where it makes a difference. Whilst watching this video, consider the …

Building upon existing lesson plans

In this step, you are going to alter one of your lesson plans, using the resources you’ve found in previous steps, and then share your plan on Padlet. Example First, …

How to start making small changes

Over the next two steps you’re going to adjust a lesson or section of the scheme of work so that it has a career element to the learning. In the …

Career learning in practice: small changes

In the video above we have three examples of how curriculum-linked career learning has been embedded as part of a lesson plan. 0m07s – Maths 2m32s – Design and technology …

Small changes to your teaching

Providing your students with a wide range of career learning experiences will support them to be better informed about their options, and draw links between what they are learning in …