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Be a landscape architect

A career in landscape architecture gives students the chance to work across housing, health, green infrastructure and water management and to create more liveable cities.

What’s it like to work as a landscape professional? What kind of projects can you work on? What does your day look like...

An aspirational nation: creating a culture change in careers provision

More complex careers, with more options in both work and learning, are opening up new opportunities for many people.  However they are also making decisions harder for young people and adults given the financial and emotional penalties associated with making wrong decisions.

There are around 1.09m young...

Careers guidance in schools and colleges: a guide to best practice and commissioning careers guidance services

This guide offers a practical step by step approach to interpreting, meeting and exceeding the requirement of the Statutory Guidance for schools.

It also includes two pages on the work of the Career Development Institute, which has a key role to play in influencing careers and skills policy and a...

Careers in pharmacology

Leaflet looks at the skills and aptitudes needed for careers in clinical and research pharmacology. Pharmacology career case studies are also included.

STEM Case Study: Priestley College (CERN Trip)

This case study describes how Priestley College promotes STEM subjects and careers to girls through its biennial trip to CERN in Geneva.

All physics students are asked to fill in a letter of application outlining why they wish to take part in the trip. Staff are keen for students to have some future plans...

STEM Case Study: Priestley College - (Engineering Education Scheme)

This case study describes how Priestley College promotes STEM subjects and careers to girls, through involvement in the Engineering Education Scheme (EES). The scheme, run by EDT, lasts six months and offers hands on experience for a group of four year twelve students who are studying maths and physics/chemistry....

STEM Case Study: Priestley College (Girls into Physics and Electronics Day)

This case study describes how Priestley College promotes STEM subjects and careers to girls, through its ‘Girls into Physics and Electronics Day’.

Planned to be an annual event, a group of high ability year nine girls from a local high school are invited into the college to take part in physics and...

STEM Case Study: Ringwood School (Science Club)

This case study describes how Ringwood School promotes STEM subjects and careers to girls through its weekly science club.

The club is run by newly and recently qualified teachers with the support of some chemistry A level students and one of the school technicians.

Students rotate through biology,...

STEM Case Study: Ringwood School (STEM Role Models)

This case study describes how Ringwood School promotes STEM subjects and careers to girls, through its Role Models Scheme.

The scheme stemmed from teachers needing additional help with low ability year seven classes, however its success has seen this expand into year eight classes.

Recognising the...

STEM Case Study: Stewards Academy (STEM Competition Clubs)

This case study describes how Stewards Academy promotes STEM subjects and careers to girls, through its STEM competition clubs.

Throughout the week, the school runs a programme of STEM after school enrichment clubs which are open to students of all years and abilities.

Details of the clubs success and...

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