Everyone is a teacher of careers!

Why embed careers into your curriculum?

New Inspiration: You could be providing the single inspirational moment that changes the direction of a student’s life.

Motivation: Students see that subjects are relevant to the real world and therefore why it’s important to study them.

Gatsby Benchmark 4

Linking curriculum learning to careers: https://youtu.be/DH8zNcp4uEI?si=s8wbZO4X9EU3uexG

Here are a few simple things you can do:

  • Create a careers corner/display in your classroom
  • Share pathways student could take at age 16 and age 18
  • Highlight employability skills that link to activities
  • Frame your lesson with a job role or job sector (link to LMI)
  • Display websites and events
  • Be personal and share your own story
  • Engage with parents, businesses and organisations
  • Invite alumni – the cherry on the cake!

Careers support for students with SEND


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