The education and careers landscape is ever changing. As a parent/career, how can you best support your child as they make their choices?
One way to help is by getting involved with careers activities online or in school/college. The Career Share campaign encourages parents and carers across Sussex to tell students about their own career journeys through:
- Making a video of your workplace
- Virtual or in person chats
- Speed networking
- Work Experience
- Teacher CPD
- Careers Fairs
For more information visit Get Career Confident.
Advice on how best to support your child with their career can be found at:
- Target careers has excellent resources for parents
- Careermag: advice and guidance for parents to download, or sign up for a regular newsletter.
- Aspire Guide : Information, advice and guidance for parents and carers of sixth formers.
- Careers advice for parents and carers of young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, can be found at #creatingbetterfutures.
- The Sussex Learning Network's guide to What's next at 14, 16 and 18 is aimed at parents and carers.
- As you probably know, GCSEs in England are now graded from 9 to 1. Ofsted have resources to help parents, students, teachers and businesses to understand the changes.
- EY Parentaship is an immersive workshop for parents and children together to discover careers of the future. Find out more here.
- A toolkit for parents and carers of girls aged 12 to 16 from the Personal Social Health and Economic (PSHE) Education Association.