11-14 14-16 30 - 40 minutes

The journey to your career lesson

This lesson is designed to help young people make a successful transition into employment. Students will start planning their journey to a career and discuss where they can access information about careers.

By the end of this lesson students will be able to:

  • Recognise the main stages of transition into employment
  • Understand the key decisions to make at each stage, and list the people, places and things that can help
  • Apply these to their own countdown to entering employment

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