Links and Resources for Staff
https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-profiles Job profiles, information on where subjects can lead, information on postgraduate study and applying to university.
https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/explore-careers Explore jobs by category.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/careers Information on careers including job profiles, videos on different careers, plus advice on university, college and Apprenticeships.
https://icould.com/ Career videos, careers information and advice.
Free interests and personality tests:
https://www.ucas.com/ The central application system for UK universities, advice on all aspects of applying to university, including Personal Statements and student finance.
https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/ Information on degree courses, university league tables and rankings.
https://www.ukuniversitysearch.com/ Advice on finding and comparing university courses.
https://www.unitasterdays.com/ A directory of university events for school groups and individual students.
https://www.whatuni.com/ Advice on choosing a university and a degree course, virtual tours and events.
https://www.thescholarshiphub.org.uk/ Advice on how to search and apply for UK scholarships, grants and bursaries.
https://amazingapprenticeships.com/ Tackles the misconceptions about apprenticeships and promotes the benefits.
https://www.ratemyapprenticeship.co.uk/ The UK’s leading resource for young people seeking apprenticeships.
https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship The official government-backed website for finding and applying for apprenticeships.
https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/ Information on apprenticeships and advice for students not planning to go to Higher Education.
Labour Market Information:
General resources for teachers and Advisers:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/careers-guidance-provision-for-young-people-in-schools - Statutory guidance for schools and colleges on providing careers guidance (updated July 2021).
http://www.outstandingcareers.co.uk/ Free learning resources and careers blogs for careers professionals.
https://barclayslifeskills.com/ Lesson plans, employability programmes and other resources to support the delivery of careers education.
https://www.goodcareerguidance.org.uk/ Advice on implementing the Gatsby Benchmarks for careers education.
https://www.thecdi.net/New-Career-Development-Framework The Careers Development Framework launched by the CDI in April 2021.
https://resources.careersandenterprise.co.uk/ A curated set of resources for careers professionals.
https://www.thecdi.net/write/Framework/CDI_124-Framework-Handbook_for_schools-v5.pdf A Handbook outlining the importance of career-related learning in primary schools.