Free Resources

Careers Defender acts as a hub for careers learning, her Pinterest boards link to free and paid for resources that cover lots of different areas. Inclusion doesn't infer endorsement. Feel free to have a look around and use the free resources. If you feel there are some resources you would like to see, but you can't find, please feel free to contact us.

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If you work in the careers advice and guidance sector you're likely to need something from here at some point.

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Ambassadors to come into school & support learning

Looking for ambassadors from specific sectors - have a look here.

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Apprenticeships

The Baker clause insists ALL pupils learn about apprenticeships. Resources here

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Careers Display Materials

(Mostly) free resources to beautify and update your career display boards - many are subject specific

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Careers Learning blogs & publications

Blogs and publications to follow for those interested in careers learning and advice and guidance

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Classroom Resources for Careers and Work Related Learning

Freely available resources to enhance careers learning in schools

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Events and Activities of interest to Careers teachers and advisors

Companies and organisations that provide activities, conferences and shows for 11-19 year old students. Also general providers of IAG services.

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Infographics & Videos about interview process

Infographics and videos to share with pupils about the interview process

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Infographics & Videos for CVs and Applications

Infographics and videos to share with pupils about CVs and applications

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Infographics for Social Media

Infographics and videos to share with pupils about the use of social media

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KS1 Resources

Resources to use in Early Year Foundation Stage or KS1

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KS2 Resources

Resources to use at KS2 and possibly for SEND in KS3/4

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NEETS

Activities and organisations that specialise in students in danger of becoming NEET.

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Occupational Careers Websites

Websites upon which you can find resources to support occupational area workshops and students who are interested in careers using particular subjects. Mainly professional organisations who have varying degrees of support for young people and their teachers.

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Online Reputation & Recruitment

Info graphics and articles for use in classrooms and for supporting understanding of how employers use the Internet for recruitment including Social CVs, social media hiring, LinkedIn and the effect of one's own social media presence on our recruitment chances etc.

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Option Choices

Videos and activities to support GCSE option choices, post 16/18 choices and the choice between work, school leaver schemes, apprenticeships and university

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Presentations for Careers Consultants

If you work in the careers advice and guidance sector you're likely to need something from here at some point.

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Resources for Careers Advisors & Teachers

A mixed bag of resources that are useful to practitioners working in schools and Sixth Form colleges in the UK. Mainly for use with students/groups.

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Resources for parents

Resources specifically for working with parents.

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SEND Resources

Resources and apprenticeship information aimed at students with SEND needs.

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STEM & Cross Curricular Resources

Direct link to the resources for STEM subject but also for project or cross curricular learning

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Supporting Subject Areas

Direct link to the resources for subject teachers - here you'll find resources for most subject areas.

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Useful Websites for Careers Advisors and Teachers

This board has a number of types of support websites for Careers Advisers and Teachers working in schools. There's something useful for most people in all of them.

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Work Experience

Resources to help you manage and plan work experience within your school or college.

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Youth Employability & Skills in General

Infographics and videos about employability skills.

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Young Entrepreneurs

Resources and contacts for young people looking into self employment or starting their own business.

University School & College Contacts
Direct link to the widening participation section of universities organised in areas, apologies if you're on the borders of multiple areas. Please let me know if any links are no longer working or if a university is in the wrong section. (I found Wolverhampton in the South of England section !!!)

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