Motivating Students

Teachers love education videos for two reasons;

  • careers information and advice for students to surf at their own pace at home as well as at school
  • a classroom resource to stimulate interest in subjects right across the curriculum

It’s a great resource for the final year of KS3, KS4 and onwards.

Teacher’s Notes

Introductory Notes and Student Worksheets will familiarise users with the many features of These and other resources relating to specific topics of careers teaching are downloadable from the Teacher’s Notes pages. There are also suggestions for clips suitable for bringing work related learning to core subjects.

Career Learning across the Curriculum

Evidence shows that careers work is most effective when it is strongly connected to the curriculum (Careers 2020). Why not open a Maths lesson on vectors with Simon explaining his exciting role as a video games developer, or a DT lesson on the properties of materials with this video of snowboard designer, Liza, or a Geography lesson on urban development with Cleo talking about her role as a planning policy officer? There are more ideas in the Teacher’s Notes or visit the Explore page and click on the categories under Favourite Subject and Industry Sector headings.

Peer-to-peer Careers Advice

For students today, the world really is their oyster and there’s no better place to discover the breadth and depth of opportunity than here on Careers4u. It is a great way to Explore what life is really like out there in the workplace. Students can search by Favourite Subject, Industry Sector, Qualifications, Lifestyle and Personal Strengths. They can also find a number of interviews with professionals working in non-stereotypical roles. All interviews come with their own Useful Links that give reliable support information.

As part of the Career Development process forms a valuable role in bringing careers education to life and complements psychometric profiling and careers counselling.  This case study has kindly been offered by Ann Lord Careers & Education Services.

Careers Ideas for Assemblies

A six-minute video loop designed for use in assemblies and tutorials, during Careers Week for example, can be previewed and downloaded here.

Press and Testimonials

Don’t just take our word for it, see what others have to say.

Multi-user Licences

Schools and colleges can purchase a licence and use the website directly or through the school intranet site. We work with all leading VLEs. More details here.

Single site licences are available at £295 + VAT per annum.

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