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ScreenSkills

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ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the screen industries. They work across the UK to ensure that film, television (including children's and high-end drama), VFX (visual effects), animation and games have the skills and talent they need. Their website provides lots of helpful insight into careers in the screen industries including downloadable resources and activities. 

Into Film: Home learning resources

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Into Film is a charity that gives every child and young person aged 5 to 19 in the UK the chance to experience film creatively. They support teachers and educators to achieve a wide range of effective learning outcomes in their use of film. Their website includes a home learning section with a range of resources and activities for young people including:

The Edit

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A digital storytelling challenge from Sky and Adobe, unlocking opportunity for young people of all backgrounds in the digital world. This challenge is perfect for media studies, English, after school/lunch clubs, and distanced learning, and a great way to improve the wellbeing of your learners – with specially adapted options for different classroom environments and restrictions, as well as for learning from home.

Fourth Monkey teacher resource pack

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Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company are a drama school and arts organisation based in Islington. The Access to the Arts Resource Pack is a one-stop shop and digital toolkit for all Year 12 and 13 or equivalent level-teachers and students looking for advice and guidance about drama school and actor training!

Within this Resource Pack, teachers and their students can watch interviews with a selection of drama school students and alumni, get advice on choosing the right school and training course to suit them, and find top tips for submitting applications and preparing for auditions.

Health and Social Care

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There are over 350 different NHS careers and everyone makes a difference to people's lives every day. This website includes information on the different roles available within the NHS, real-life stories and films of those already working in health, and a 'find your career' quiz. 

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Barclays Life Skills

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Life Skills, created with Barclays, helps young people get the skills and experiences they need to enter the world of work.The website includes interactive tools, films and articles to suit independent study for students aged 14+ including a virtual interview practice too & virtual work experience. There is also a section for parents & one for teachers. Some activities require sign in but all are free of charge. 

Samsung Alternative Careers Guide

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Samsung have launched a new online careers platform featuring a series of short video profiles with young people working in the tech industries. The focus is on the top ten jobs that are trending amongst young people at the moment.

Start

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Start is a free, online careers platform, designed to connect 11-18 year olds with their future career potential. Start helps schools and colleges to meet their statutory duties around careers guidance, combining the most comprehensive source of information with a personalised student experience and tracking capabilities to help teachers monitor student progress and engagement.

The Prince's Trust

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The Prince's Trust is a youth charity that helps young people aged 11 to 30 get into jobs, education and training.Their website features a resource hub for young people including: business plan templates, CV top tips, career planning tools and a 'coding at ASOS' video series.

BBC Bitesize Careers

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A BBC Bitesize website dedicated to the world of work with lots of accesible careers information including career profiles, CV and interview advice, industry articles and themed videos.

National Careers Week

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National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK. The aim is to provide a focus for careers guidance activity at an important stage in the academic calendar to help support young people leaving education.Their website features free careers-themed resources, blogs and videos.

Amazing Apprenticeships webinars

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Amazing Apprenticeships is a leading organisation in the education sector, founded to tackle misconceptions about apprenticeships and promote the benefits. They have a library of themed webinars for teachers and careers advisers, available to download on their website.

The WOW Show

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The WOW Show is an online channel creating real-life encounters with the world of work to inspire young people about their futures. The website also includes teaching resources and career guides for students and teachers.

Fun Kids Live - Careers Guide for Kids Podcast: Jobs explained

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The careers podcast for kids where grown-ups talk about what jobs they do. Featured jobs include: Theatre Director, Firefighter, Journalist, Stand Up Comedian and Beekeeper.

Uptree online careers workshops

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A website dedicated to connecting young people with the world of work. They have a selection of themed careers workshops coming up, and a selection of previous workshop videos to view.

PWC Employability Hub

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A place where you’ll find useful virtual tools to support you to develop key employability skills. Includes themed E-learning tools covering: online applications and assessments, video interviews, the A-Z of tech, wellbeing and looking after yourself. 

Spring Pod Learn Lounge

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Learn Lounge is an interactive platform that lets you experience a whole new way of careers learning that is delivered virtually so you can join in from the comfort of your own home. It features inspiring career stories and guidance from experts across different fields – from technology to sport, and everything in between.

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STEM

Institute of Physics: Limit less

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The Institute of Physics is the professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland. They inspire people to develop their knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of physics. Limit Less is IOP's new campaign to support young people to change the world and fulfil their potential by doing physics. The campaign includes stories from young people about experiences they have had of being discouraged from pursuing physics, as well as findings from focus groups with children, young people and parents about barriers to studying physics. 

Institute of Physics: Where physics could take you

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A collection of experiences, inspiring careers resources and stories that showcase modern engineering including:

Royal Air Force: Inspiring STEM Careers

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The RAF would simply not function without talented people in critical STEM roles such as engineers, aviation technicians, and medics. This webpage on the RAF website is dedicated to STEM careers within the RAF, including quizzes, career profiles and interviews with notable aviation professionals like Tim Peake. 

LGBTQ+ STEM

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Improving LGBTQ+ visibility in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. This project showcases LGBTQ+ people in the STEM fields, showing the diversity of people that can be found in roles all across the STEM disciplines and hopefully providing some role models for people who are either at a junior stage in their careers, or who are only currently considering the possibility of going into a STEM field.

Skills Miner

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Enginuity have created a virtual world to discover and attract future engineers within Minecraft and it is free to play (Education edition) or with a Minecraft licence on PC/ Mac/ iOS and Android. You will need a copy of Minecraft on your PC, Mac, tablet or mobile to use the resource.

Space Careers UK

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A website with lots of information and resources about careers in the space sector, including job profiles and webinars.There is a designated section for school students including 'a student's guide to becoming an astronaut', advice and information about picking secondary school subjects, apprenticeships, work experience and lots more.

 

Techology and Digital

BT Virtual Workplace Tour

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Hosted by the 'I can be a' website, a virtual workplace tour of BT with information about different jobs and career routes. There is a menu so you can pick the area the you are interested in e.g. TV and Digital, or Cyber security. 

Virtual Work Experience

Halliday Fraser Munro: Online Work Experience Programme

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Halliday Fraser Munro is an award winning design practice incorporating architectural services, urban design, masterplanning and a specialised planning consultancy team with offices in Aberdeen, Belfast, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds and London. They have developed this new educational space to make their work experience programme available to students who are interested in architecture and design and would like to explore what this exciting industry is all about.

Brighton and Sussex Medical School virtual work experience

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This course provides a 'virtual' work experience for those looking to apply to medical school. You will be introduced to the NHS before exploring the roles and skill sets of six different medical specialists. Along the way, you will also consider some of the challenges and wider issues doctors face.

Observe GP

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From the Royal College of GPs, Observe GP is an alternative to work experience for aspiring medics aged 16 and over, who are living in the UK. It is a free interactive video platform providing insights into the role of a GP and the wider primary care team.

Linklaters Virtual Internships

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Linklaters Virtual Programme shares an insight on what it's like to work at Linklaters. In this programme, you will get to sample the cutting-edge work our trainees and lawyers do every day. You will get to build legal skills and better understand what a career at Linklaters offers. 

This programme is open to all students, from a law or non-law background. The tasks move through the lifecycle of a deal. We therefore recommend completing each task in order from 1 to 7.

100 hours World of Work