How to use the Career Pathways Journal
Split into 7 sections, the journal includes:
Section Two: Social Media for the world of work
Social media is a great way to connect with potential employers. With the right strategies, students can use social media to build professional relationships, to generate leads and gain work experience. In this section, students will look at how to use social media effectively in the world of work.
Section Three: Health and Wellbeing
School can be stressful, but there are ways to manage that stress. In this section, students will learn about how to recognise and cope with stress at school. They'll also learn tips on how to develop healthy habits that can help reduce the effects of stress on their body and mind.
Section Five: GCSE's and Diverse Relatable Role Models
GCSEs are an important stepping stone to achieving success in life, and having Diverse relatable role models can be a great source of motivation. As such, Section Five is designed to help students find successful role models who can provide guidance and advice on their journey towards their career pathways.
Education (Careers Guidance in Schools) Act 2022
On 16 June 2021, Education (Careers Guidance in Schools) Bill, which would extend the duty to provide careers guidance in schools. The Bill would extend the requirements to provide careers guidance to children in year 7, and also implement the proposals in the Skills White Paper. The Bill was supported by both the Government and the Opposition, and received Royal Assent in March 2022.
The Education (Careers Guidance in Schools) Act 2022 came into force on 1 September 2022, and requires schools in England to secure independent careers guidance. The Act means that schools must now secure independent careers guidance from year 7. The Act also establishes consistency across education settings by extending the statutory duty to academy schools and alternative provision academies in England.