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Careers education - useful resources
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18 May 2011
Cegnet: This is a website for professionals working in careers education, information, advice and guidance.
Connexions Direct: From April 2011 Connexions Direct became part of Directgov to bring together wider online information and support for young people, including careers, work and learning. A career profile service can also be found on the Directgov website, this new service is called - Next Step.
16 to 19 Bursary Scheme: From September 2011 a new bursary scheme will help the most vulnerable 16- to 19-year-olds continue in full-time education or training. Funding of £180m is available for bursaries, which will be awarded at the discretion of schools, colleges and training providers.
More information on this new scheme and additional financial support, is available in the student support section of this website.
Some resources available for downloading
STEM choices: A science, technology, engineering and mathematics resource pack for teachers and Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) practitioners.
NHS curriculum resources: The NHS developed lesson activities designed to help 14- to 19-year-old learners to consider a potential career with the NHS. Life talking: Learners take a short quiz to encourage them to think about their suitability to certain jobs.
Employ me - it's a jungle out there: Learners consider the personal, learning and thinking skills they will need to find their dream job.
This is the careers education and IAG support website. It includes comprehensive information and links.
Public services for young people in one place.
Next Step can help you move forward in your work and life.
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