14-16 30 - 105 minutes

Networking skills lesson

This lesson is designed to help boost students’ networking confidence. It includes group discussions, tasks and opportunities to put their networking skills into practice, while teaching students to be more inclusive of others.

By the end of the activity students will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits that networking can offer in different work situations
  • Recognise some differences between career networking and social networking
  • Identify networking top tips, and the career pitfalls of using social networks inappropriately
  • Understand how to promote inclusivity in a classroom or workplace scenario, recognising how inclusive behaviour can support networking skills

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