This popup #NCW2020 site holds quick links to all the resources you need to get started with your Careers Week planning & activities.​

Our Sponsors

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!

A film about HOPE

“It is with great pride that we introduce the official NCW2020 film, HOPE. All our feedback shows that this film has resonated with more students, parents, carers and teachers than any film I have made over the last 20 years. The film comes with a Hope Resource Pack for Assemblies , Tutor/Form time, PSHE lessons and guidance sessions. Please share with as many of your students as you can.”

Planning, Publicity & Printables​

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Print this cool door sign to show what jobs and skills you have, besides the obvious…

Portrait Landscape (Printable)

Editable Versions (Word)

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Use these graphics on your social media/e-mail/intranet to publicise the Virtual Careers Fair, launching on 4th March 2024

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A quick & easy to use planner that will allow you to plot your course through the week, as well as communicate what is going on.

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Download, print and display these great NCW poster sets to advertise NCW2024!

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Celebrate the participation of your students in your #NCW2024 activities you have put on with an official team certificate.

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Download these amazing themed graphics for use on your social media accounts.

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Download some cool mp4 animations for your social media accounts.

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Use these high quality logos on your Careers Week resources.

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Download this handy e-page containing all the need-to-know NCW information, and space for your notes.

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Celebrate the participation of your students in your #NCW2024 activities you have put on with an official certificate.

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A4 posters you can download, print and complete to show your pledge for #NCW2024. Print, complete and take a photo of you holding it. Tweet and tag @careersweek, using the hashtag #ncw2024. Alternatively, submit a digital pledge using the link:

Submit My Pledge

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This leaflet takes the hard work out of explaining what Careers Week is all about. Freshly updated for 2024.

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Some inspirational quotes from the latest crop of NatWest Group graduates. Some wise words of advice that make great discussion starters, or just cool wall posters.

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Here is everything you need to help promote #NCW2024 in your school or workplace across all your social media platforms.

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Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by displaying these colourful essential skills posters.

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Some cool Careers Week posters outlining key terms and definitions used in Careers

Activities

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Use this empty NCW branded slide deck, along with the include graphics to create your own bespoke NCW slideshow.

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Check out some amazing upcoming Live Lessons for Careers Week, courtesy of Tech We Can. Registration is required in advance.

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The WildHearts Careers & Employability Toolkit will give young people the opportunity to broaden their career horizons through interactive assemblies, worksheets and resources developed with leading global brands.

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Download this great simple PPT based activity to get students actively thinking about their future. Easily editable for use on your VLE.

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Check out a new series of bi-weekly podcasts that, in association with PSI Careers, discussing medical statistics as a career option.

This series is aimed at university students reading Mathematics or Statistics wanting to know more about the career opportunities available in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industry as a statistician.

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Find out more about the 2024 Virtual Careers Fair here.

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The High Performance Podcast enables access to a wide range of entrepreneurs, athletes, visionaries and leaders from across the world.

This set of resources are designed to challenge, prompt and inspire your students. All of it is FREE with only one request. If you find it useful please pass it on to a colleague or fellow educator. You can also share your thoughts and feedback by using the hashtag #HighPerformancePodcast.

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The 10X Challenge, from Young Enterprise, is a free national enterprise programme providing young people aged 11-19 with a highly interactive way to develop employability skills, apply academic learning and build career readiness, using real money and business experience.

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Download our Careers Week assembly for KS3/4, over 18 thousand downloads last year! PDF and PowerPoint versions are included in this download.

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Check out this free pack of 4 amazing lessons from Ivy House. If you want to access all the associated resources you’ll need, register on the Future Leaders Project website.

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CareerSense is aimed at improving employability prospects for the future workforce. It’s completely free and designed to support teachers with careers education. Inspiring future generations to develop their skills, experience and career opportunities is our aim.

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Download these useful worksheets to use as discussion starters on: leadership, attendance, punctuality & co-operation. Now modified so you can type straight in!

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Who Can I help? is a discussion and drawing activity for your learners in KS2 to help explore the key skills people in the real world need every day

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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

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Get a taste of what last year’s Virtual Careers Fair was like if you’re wondering what to expect this year.

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A quick & easy activity to get kids of all ages to start talking about what they’ve got to offer besides exam results.

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The dice games are a set of three simple resources you can use to get students thinking about their own skills, and their future careers. Really quick and easy to use.

NCW Evaluation of Employer Activity Form

A useful evaluation sheet that can be used to review the quality and usefulness of employer engagements during Careers Week

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Download and print these frames to fill in to show the world your aspirations. Tweet a photo and tag #NCW2024 for a retweet!

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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 a word bank to support younger students.

NCW Health Careers Wordsearch 2022 Preview

Our sponsors have created for us some great word searches with loads of keywords relating to their industry sector to share with pupils.

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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.

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Facilitate some great discussions at home or school about careers with our, “Home school careers conversations” resource now available for download.

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Check out our brand new website for Green Careers Week.

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We inspire young people, whatever their background, to choose high-quality apprenticeships and technical education as prestigious career routes. Check out this amazing student focused advice site, with over 40 industries to choose from.

Competitions

Skills competitions provide employers, colleges and independent training providers with a proven method of upskilling and developing young people from all backgrounds and abilities.

KS4 The Future Of Work

We’re updating the assemblies for this year, but the old ones still work great for in class activities. You can use them alongside the ‘”Future Of Work Guide” for older students.

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We’re updating the assemblies for this year, but the old ones still work great for in class activities. You can use them alongside the ‘”Future Of Work Guide” booklet for older students.

Booklets & Guides

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View & download edition 19 of our E-zine here.

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Check out all the amazing activity from Careers Week this year, both online and offline.

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View & download edition 18 of our E-zine here. This edition includes lots of amazing information to support your activites during NCW2024, starting next week!

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Download this amazing interactive pdf that provides easy access to all the best Careers Week resources from NCW and our partners.

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Download the Parents Guide to National Careers Week, starting on 04th March. Find out more at www.nationalcareersweek.com

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Download edition 17 of our E-zine here. This edition includes lots of amazing resources you can use in preparation for National Careers Week 2024 (6th – 11th March)!

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View & download edition 16 of our E-zine here. This edition includes lots of amazing resources from CareerSense, Young Enterprise, WorldSkillsUK, Science Museum, Cat’s Protection & Green Careers Week.

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Download edition 15 of our E-zine here, with a full review of Green Careers Week 2023!

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Green Careers Week 2023 was another amazing success. Find out more in our impact report here…

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Download edition 14 of our E-zine here, with a full review of NCW2023 and a look ahead to Green Careers Week and more.

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Download edition 13 of our E-zine here, with a full review of NCW2023 and a look ahead to Green Careers Week and more.

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Download the Parents Guide to Green Careers Week, starting on 06th November. Find out more at www.greencareersweek.com.

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Download edition 12 of our E-zine here, with a full review of NCW2023 and a look ahead to Green Careers Week and more.

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As the dust settles after NCW2023 we are left reviewing another amazing year of inspirational work by the UK’s Careers Family.

Read all about it here…

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A guide to 12 different engineering disciplines showing different pathways into engineering, to support students with their career decision-making.

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Gone are the days when you spent all day in the salon cutting hair. In 2023 it’s a hugely exciting and rewarding career, where you can own your own business, go independent as a freelancer, work in fashion as a session stylist, specialise in colour or education or work alongside other creatives in TV, film, music and theatre.

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It’s finally here… the BIGGEST celebration of careers in the UK is between 6th and 11th March. Download the special edition e-zine here

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We’ve decided to make life easier for teachers everywhere and deliver a regular (monthly) electronic magazine packed with the latest news, resources, campaigns and sponsor content which will help you to inspire and enthuse your students towards great choices and fulfilling careers.

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Your essential guide to university, further education and careers, provided free by Aspire by UpReach, updated for 2022-23

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This booklet has been put together by us at National Careers Week and the Royal Society of Chemistry because we want YOU to be able to see what fantastic things Chemistry does for us and how you could get involved in work and careers that use Chemistry.

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We’ve decided to make life easier for teachers everywhere and deliver a regular (monthly) electronic magazine packed with the latest news, resources, campaigns and sponsor content which will help you to inspire and enthuse your students towards great choices and fulfilling careers.

This eighth edition is specially in advance of Green Careers Week, starting on 07th November. Find out more at www.greencareersweek.com.

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We’ve decided to make life easier for teachers everywhere and deliver a regular (monthly) electronic magazine packed with the latest news, resources, campaigns and sponsor content which will help you to inspire and enthuse your students towards great choices and fulfilling careers.

This edition is specially in advance of Green Careers Week, starting on 07th November. Find out more at www.greencareersweek.com.

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We’ve decided to make life easier for teachers everywhere and deliver a regular (monthly) electronic magazine packed with the latest news, resources, campaigns and sponsor content which will help you to inspire and enthuse your students towards great choices and fulfilling careers.

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We’ve decided to make life easier for teachers everywhere and deliver a regular (monthly) electronic magazine packed with the latest news, resources, campaigns and sponsor content which will help you to inspire and enthuse your students towards great choices and fulfilling careers.

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We’ve decided to make life easier for teachers everywhere and deliver a regular (monthly) electronic magazine packed with the latest news, resources, campaigns and sponsor content which will help you to inspire and enthuse your students towards great choices and fulfilling careers.

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If you are interested in mental health and you like teamwork, working with a range of people and dealing with problems in a variety of environments from hospitals to community settings, then psychiatry may be the specialty for you. Find out more with this amazing guide from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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**Updated for 2022**

Navigating the future of work can be daunting and overwhelming, especially when there is so much uncertainty about it and there are a number of resources out there. This guide has been created to help careers advisers and teachers to better navigate and understand the future of work, so in turn they can help students to better prepare for it.

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We’ve decided to make life easier for teachers everywhere and deliver a regular (monthly) electronic magazine packed with the latest news, resources, campaigns and sponsor content which will help you to inspire and enthuse your students towards great choices and fulfilling careers.

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