Career Starter 

Our trusted foundation of free careers resources. Let’s make careers everyone’s business.

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One week, 1,000 activities

This National Careers Week, our mission is to bring together our network of schools, volunteers and employers to deliver 1,000 digital careers classes across the UK.

We have a range of live events and self-service resources to give schools the freedom and flexibility to plan a week of online careers classes to deliver during school closures.

Don’t worry, this page will remain active following #NCW2021 so that you can continue providing your learners with high-quality careers support and knowledge. 

Success stories

The resources offer new perspectives and showcase subjects in a way that is ‘not the norm’, challenging stereotypes.

Kate Forrest
Assistant Head, West Derby School
Student stories
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Grab ‘n go

Ready-to-go slide decks, lesson plans, activities, skills masterclasses and pre-recorded videos. Careers Leaders – share these resources with your Heads of Year and departments to deliver online during National Careers Week. Let’s make careers everyone’s business.

Assemblies

The aim of this session is for students to:

  • gain an understanding of the top five sectors that employ the most people locally
  • to identify some local employers in the same sectors
  • to understand the importance of researching what careers your GCSE option choices could lead to
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The aim of this session is for students to:

  • gain an understanding of the top five sectors that employ the most people locally
  • to identify some local employers in the same sectors
  • to understand the importance of researching what careers your GCSE option choices could lead to
Open resource

The aim of this session is for students to:

  • gain an understanding of the top five sectors that employ the most people locally
  • to identify some local employers in the same sectors
  • to understand the importance of researching what careers your GCSE option choices could lead to
Open resource

The aim of this session is for students to:

  • gain an understanding of the top five sectors that employ the most people locally
  • to identify some local employers in the same sectors
  • to understand the importance of researching what careers your GCSE option choices could lead to
Open resource

The aim of this session is for students to:

  • gain an understanding of the top five sectors that employ the most people locally
  • to identify some local employers in the same sectors
  • to understand the importance of researching what careers your GCSE option choices could lead to
Open resource