Careers

Parkside Academy believes that the key elements of a good Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) Programme should be to develop the self-awareness, opportunity awareness, decision making and transition planning skills of its pupils.  It should also look to raise aspirations, broaden horizons and break down stereotypes. It should help pupils to understand the purpose and benefits of education and it should aim to inspire them to greater achievement in their formal qualifications as well as successful progression into the next stage of their lives and their longer term career ambitions irrespective of their starting points.

With this in mind we have compiled a range of careers websites in order to support pupils and their parents in researching and planning their future careers.

General Careers Websites

www.help4teens.co.uk

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

www.icould.com

www.jobzoo.co.uk

www.allaboutcareers.com

www.brightknowledge.org

www.plotr.co.uk

www.mathscareers.org.uk

http://www.wherestemcantakeyou.co.uk

Specific Careers Websites

www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk   – For careers in engineering

www.ideasfoundation.org.uk    –  for careers in the creative industries

http://careers.abpi.org.uk/your-career/school-and-college-students/Pages/default.aspx – for careers in medicines/pharmaceutical research

https://www.medicalcareers.nhs.uk/considering_medicine/introduction.aspx – for careers in medicine

www.careerscope.uk.net – For careers in the Leisure, Tourism and Hospitality sectors

Thinking about University

www.bestcourse4me.com

www.ucas.com

www.university.which.co.uk

Thinking about Apprenticeships

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

www.apprenticeships.org.uk

Careers in the Armed Forces

www.army.mod.uk  – For careers in the Army

www.royalnavy.mod.uk  – For careers in the Royal Navy

www.raf.mod.uk  – For careers in the Royal Air Force

 

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