Other free resources
Links to careers-related websites for teachers
TES Growing Ambitions provides information and advice for teachers and careers professionals to help channel the aspirations of young people. The website hosts a rich bank of multimedia resources that can be downloaded and used in lessons to help students make informed choices about their future. You can find news and information on the changing careers landscape, access over 4,500 free teaching resources and discover the latest post-16 career routes available to young people.
Teachers can use the Guardian Teacher Network to access thousands of resources - some of which provide students with opportunities to investigate careers and work.
Schools can register with The Inspiring Futures Foundation for a free, service for recruiting volunteers from all professions, jobs and sectors to give students first-hand career insights. Teachers select volunteers in their Local Authority area from a menu of job profiles then message them directly.
Moving On helps young adults aged 14-19 and beyond to learn more about themselves, the skills they need in life and work, and how best to develop and demonstrate these as they identify and apply for jobs that are a good fit for their personality, interests and skills.
The CDI is the single UK-wide professional organisation for everyone working in the fields of career education; career information, advice and guidance; career coaching and career management.
Information on approved careers quality awards for schools and work-based learning providers to use, and more.
The icould teaching resources provide a range of ideas for careers lesson activities and some innovative ways of introducing students to effective ways of exploring and benefiting from the icould website.
Information for schools, colleges and others who are supporting someone applying to higher education.
The Guardian newspaper online has a university guide to explain some of the complexities of contemporary HE
With upto date careers information, lesson plans, teaching resources and a monthly magazine plotr is a valuable resource for teachers and advisers.