Parents

Coronavirus: Careers resources to send to parents and students

1. Careers Action Plan for students We have created a Careers Action Plan for you to send to students and parents. Click here to download it. We will be sending it directly to students and...  

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

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 versions of all of our...  

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. Sadly, gender stereotypes are also a 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...  

Different options for your child when they leave school/college

The first years of work are a confusing place for parents trying to help their children begin a successful career which fits in with their own strengths and interests. In this guide, we break down...  

A parent's guide to apprenticeships

You’ve almost certainly heard about apprenticeships by now. But if you think they’re second best to a university degree, you’ve been misinformed! Apprenticeships can be a pathway to a...  

Video: Work Experience: A Parent's Guide

Parents: for a quick guide to work experience and how it can benefit your child, take a look at this video. Teachers/careers advisors: if you're looking for a quick and simple explanation of the value...  

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