Links to careers-related websites for teachers
TES Growing Ambitions
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.
Guardian Teacher Network
Teachers can use the Guardian Teacher Network to access thousands of resources - some of which provide students with opportunities to investigate careers and work.
The Inspiring Futures Foundation
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.
Career Development Institute
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.
The Careers& Enterprise Company
The Careers & Enterprise Company helps to prepare and inspire young people for the fast-changing world of work by creating career opportunities and connections to potential employers.
They have developed a national network to connect schools and colleges, employers and career programme providers. They are working on the ground with these schools and colleges helping to create high-impact careers opportunities for young people.
The CEC is supporting schools and colleges in meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks and is providing funding for the Career Hubs.
icould teaching resources
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.
UCAS Advisers web pages
UCAS has information for advisers in schools, colleges and others who are supporting someone applying to higher education.
Founders4schools aims to inspire students and prepare them for the rapidly changing world of work.
The website enables educators to invite business leaders to offer encounters with their student in just 4 minutes.
This is a free service, connecting educators with leaders of successful growing businesses in their community.
The site also includes a student's area called Work Finder which shows local opportunities for work experience, internships, jobs
The Guardian University Guide
The Guardian newspaper online has a university guide to explain some of the complexities of contemporary HE