This popup #NCW2020 site holds quick links to all the resources you need to get started with your Careers Week planning & activities.
Please consider visiting our sponsor pages to find out more about the generous organisations who have year after year, helped Careers Week become what it is today!
Planning, Publicity & Printables
Everything you need to help promote #NCW2020 in your school or workplace. We have created a wide range of graphics you can use across all your Social Media platforms provided you follow the guidance in our information pack.
Help engage your students with key employability messages regarding the importance of punctuality, attendance, behaviour and target setting. This booklet is ideal to use during tutor time over the course of the year to ensure students focus on forming good habits that will serve them well in the future.
Wondering what skills you might need before you start your career? Thinking about an apprenticeship but not sure what to expect? Considering university and if it’s right for you? We’re here to help!
Engage your primary and secondary students this year with the superb challenges from Bondholders. Get creative working on two great design competitions, kindly backed by Bondholders and the University of Hull. These challenges were released for 2018 but remain popular to this day.
The Chartered Institute of Housing have kindly released an engaging and informative workshop activity designed to stimulate discussion and thinking around the concept of social housing. This is from NCW a couple of years ago, but is still a popular resource.
This is your big chance for your students to get involved in National Careers Week and work together to create something special. The Job Journey App Challenge, designed for students in Key Stage 2-4, allows groups of students to exhibit their creativity and design skills
Our sponsors have created for us some great crosswords with loads of keywords relating to their industry sector to share with pupils. Clues are provided to make it a real learning experience and each is provided with or without a word bank to support younger students
Careers Cafes are an opportunity for young people to speak to adults who are not teachers, who work in local companies. This is a great way to help give young people an insight into working life and different careers in your local area. Use this handy set of resources to help get your Careers Café project started
The Skills Suitcase is a great individual or paired activity to help students recognise key skills they may not realise the importance of. Can be used in conjunction with the Student Profile. Quick to prepare for and easy to deliver to groups of all sizes
Booklets & Guides
Have a look at our brand new NCW 2020 pre-mag. It’s interactive and everything so click away. Advance warning, it is about 8 MB so might take a minute to download.
In 2017 our guide to successful careers education in schools was hugely popular, having been downloaded almost 2000 times. However, big changes have come since in the form of the Gatsby Benchmarks, and we are proud to publish our 2018 edition, fully updated and revised in light of the changes. Downloaded now over 4000 times this remains a popular read.
RBS are proud to be sponsoring National Careers Week and as part of our all year round celebration of careers, we’ve put together a new guide to help you understand the different ways that you can start your career with us, along with some top tips on how to apply.
The Governors of any school, college or academy are legally responsible for, amongst many other things, ensuring that the organisation carries out its duties with regard to delivering Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) to all pupils from the age of 11-19. Find out more about your role in this guide.
This booklet is intended to give an overview of the likely effect on the relatively new post of Careers Leader and to give support in preparing for future inspections with the minimum stress and worry.