Each resource contains information, ideas and teaching materials suitable for use with Key Stage 4/5 students of varying abilities.
The lesson plans all contain a suggested delivery time and some contain ideas for extension activities.
Teaching & learning styles may include:
- Individual work
- Written exercises
- Pair work
- Group work
- Internet Research
These activities will contribute to the following ACEG Framework expectations that young people, at Key Stage 4/5, will be able to:
- explain key ideas about careers and career development
- show that they have acquired and developed skills and qualities which improve their employability
- be enterprising in the way that they learn, carry out work and plan their careers
- find relevant Labour Market Information and learn how to use it
- research their education, training and apprenticeship opportunities, progression pathways and specific goals
- know how work is changing and recognise the impact that this has on people’s satisfaction with their working lives.
- All students will gain a better understanding and appreciation about the world of work and why people work.
- All students will gain a better understanding of where to look for work and where the jobs are
- All students will gain a better understanding of how to apply for work, present themselves for interview and know what employers are hoping to find in job applicants.
- Most students should develop a more acute awareness of the positive influences that work can have on individuals, their community, country and the world as a whole through discussion, pair work and task sheets.
- Some students could explore elements of cultural and/or historical differences linked to work.