Effective careers education and guidance helps inspire students and enables them to make informed decisions about their future. It provides them with the information to understand enough about the world of work to know what skills they need to succeed. Research shows that effective careers education leads to improved behaviour, motivation and performance in lessons.
The document below explains the Gatsby Benchmarks:
Benchmark 4: Linking Curriculum Learning to Careers
We all play a vital role in inspiring students to raise their aspirations and to consider careers they hadn’t thought of. Benchmark 4 states:
“All teachers should link curriculum learning with careers. STEM subject teachers should highlight the relevance of STEM subjects for a wide range of future career paths”
The following websites have videos, lesson plans and resources for embedding careers across the curriculum.
home – icould– Real life careers videos, advice and information to inspire career decision making
Science & Maths Websites:
Science Crime Investigation Workshops – http://www.scihigh.co.uk/
Search – D&T Association (data.org.uk) STEM Careers
Researching the lives of outstanding achievers from a wide range of backgrounds to promote discussion of the factors involved in success including aspiration, enterprise and resilience (History)
Modern Foreign Languages Websites:
Identifying the reasons why students should understand other cultures and languages at work.
Creative and Performing Arts:
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