Parents

What are the different qualification options for my child?

The world of qualifications can be overwhelming for students and even more so for parents. With the advent of higher apprenticeship, degree apprenticeships and now T-levels, it can seem like another new...  

Should my child go to university?

University is the most popular next step for school and college leavers, and with so much attention focused on higher education, it can feel like it’s the only route open to your child. University...  

Helping your child gain work experience

The skills and experience students pick up during work experience give your child an edge when it comes to applying for jobs, showing employers they have practical expertise related to the role they're...  

Coronavirus: Careers Support Hub

This page is a collection of resources for parents, students, teachers and careers advisors to use during the school closures brought about by coronavirus. We will update it as we create new resources...  

How to make sure your child gets good careers advice

When it comes to making sure your child receives good careers advice, there are three main things you can do: Provide good support at home Understand what job opportunities are available locally Know...  

Coronavirus: Gatbsy Subject Guides free to access from home

THIS PAGE HAS MOVED HERE The coronavirus (covid-19) crisis means that schools and colleges will close from Friday 20th March. To help parents and students studying from home, we are making the electronic...  

Helping your child overcome gender stereotypes in the world of work

Gender inequality at work has perhaps most starkly come to light in the form of the gender pay gap, which has been a major news story over the last few years. Gender stereotypes are also a big problem...  

Helping your child work out what career paths to pursue

There is a world of opportunity out there – but for many young people, narrowing down all the options can be a challenging task in itself. We think the key is finding that sweet spot where skills...  

How does careers advice work in schools?

Careers advice in schools and colleges has changed a lot recently. Connexions is long gone and today schools have to meet the Gatsby Benchmarks to ensure they are following the law. In this guide, we...  

How you can help your child develop employability skills

To succeed in the world of work, employers will expect your child to have certain basic employability skills (sometimes called “key skills”). These are skills which are needed to virtually...  

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