Our work with schools involves delivering high-quality professional learning for teachers as well as a suite of resources that supports the continuous embedding of career education in the classroom.

Resources

These resources focus on building awareness, knowledge and understanding of:

  • Skills – knowledge, competencies and abilities that are developed through life, study and work experiences to perform operational tasks.
  • Labour market information (LMI) - data on supply (people and qualifications) and demand (jobs and industries) from the past and present which helps us better understand labour market change.
  • Career management skills (CMS) - the skills that enable people to understand who they are and what they’re good at, explore what they want to work towards and who can help them take those steps.

Career Education Themes

If classroom practitioners can embed these key career education themes into day-to-day learning and teaching, then they will be addressing the expectations of the Career Education Standard. In turn this will help young people understand their capabilities and develop their aspirations to make informed learning and career choices.

My World of Work has a specific partner area where educators can access resources that will support the embedding of career education and the development of young people’s career management skills.

  • Activities are linked to relevant Curriculum for Excellence experiences and outcomes.
  • The resources support teachers to deliver the ‘I can’ statements described in the Career Education Standard and align with the aspirations of Developing the Young Workforce.

Wallace Hall Primary – CES/My World oWork session Feb 21 

Skills Development Scotland’s Education team recently led a session with staff at Wallace Hall Primary to increase the teachers’ knowledge of the Career Education Standard and the resources available to help them meet the expectations of the standard. 

Read the full case study.

Collaborative opportunities

If you are interested in collaborating with us, please register your interest and we will be back in touch as opportunities arise.

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