Gatsby Benchmark 2: Learning from career and labour market information

Every pupil, and their parents, should have access to good-quality information about future study options and labour market opportunities. They will need the support of an informed adviser to make best use of available information
Here you will find links to help students to use labour market information to support their career choices

National Labour Market Information

  •  Nesta has a toolkit about the skills and occupations that are likely to be in demand in 2030.Download the toolkit here A lesson plan: 'The future of work' can be found here 
  • By signing up for 'Careerpilot Hot Jobs Graphics' you will receive a termly pack which includes:
    • 10 job graphics for use as posters, on social media and TV display; and pre-written text and social media posts, complete with hyperlinks to further information.
    • These have been designed to help schools and colleges inform parents about careers and job growth areas, and to meet the Gatsby 2 benchmark 'learning from career and labour market information'.
  • What's happening in the local labour market market? Find out which sectors and job roles are growing in East Sussex here. More information about trends in the county can be found here

Virtual Seminars on Labour Market Information

Last Updated - July 2020

In response to Covid-19, the East Sussex Careers Hub has created two webinars to help teachers and students to understand and adapt to the changing labour market.

Webinar 1: Career Pathways Post Covid-19 

Henrietta Still presents a lesson plan about careers pathways post-Covid-19, targeted at Key Stage 5 students. The lesson resources below are editable. 

Click here for the student worksheet

Click here for the powerpoint

Click here for lesson plan

Webinar 2: Adapting To Succeed: Skills In The Pandemic Labour Market

This webinar helps educators give young people the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the post-Covid-19 labour market. The webinar includes simple lesson ideas for KS3 and KS4.