"This book is an innovative alternative to traditional Careers guides, written for anyone creating or delivering a Careers programme to pre-18 learners. It creates a bridge between the concepts of Employability and Careers to highlight how learners can be supported to better understand those first few decisions about study and work .
Informed by research and shaped by practice from Careers professionals and educators in pre-18 and higher education, these tried and tested frameworks use two new scaffolding concepts to draw all your activities together, where each idea and activity is underpinned by the principle of ‘Think like the learner’.
The book will help you build on your existing work to enhance and get more impact from your Careers programme.
•Identifies five key challenges for learners on their Careers and Employability journeys
•Maps the environmental issues around learning and work that affect learners
•Redefines the personal Careers journey of each learner as a three-stage journey to engagingly encompass all your programme activities
•Explores the interconnection between curriculum and Careers to demystify Employability
•Bridges the gap between education and work to support learners in making an effective transition
Offering clear ideas and principles, a range of easy-to-implement activities, and well-structured messaging for your learners, this book is essential for all Careers Leaders and Career professionals. Whether you use one idea or all of them, your learners will get more benefit from all that you are already doing to support and enable them to make effective Careers decisions and achieve their choice of future."