The Covid-19 (‘coronavirus’) situation is understandably causing a lot of uncertainty, so we have created this page to help support families.
Tips and advice to help your family build resilience and employability skills for the future
See how LifeSkills can help you
Find tips and guidance to help you improve your work life balance, support your wellbeing and finances, work flexibly with confidence and start your own business.
Home Learning: Wellbeing
Help your young person develop wellbeing coping mechanisms and a positive attitude through shared or independent activities, and by watching online lessons around the topic.
Home Learning: Employability skills
Help young people identify the skills required for the workplace, through shared or independent activities, and by watching online lessons.
Preparing for the move to secondary school
With transition activities not taking place at school now, support your child at home to feel confident about the move from primary to secondary school.
Popular tools for parents and young people
Our smart CV Builder tool uses Facebook and Twitter to help young people create the perfect first impression.
Wheel of strengths; What career is right?
Wheel of strengths is a tool designed to help young people find out what job is right for them based on skills, interests and personality traits. Discover more here.
Virtual Interview practice
Help your child rehearse answers to common interview questions so that they can step into any interview with confidence.
Virtual Work Experience: Freeformers
Experience a day in the workplace with this interactive video. (Requires your son or daughter to log in or sign up for free).
Articles for you from our parents blog
Make the most of CVs and covering letters
How do these two crucial documents combine to make a positive first impression?
12 mistakes young people make on their CV
Silly CV mistakes can make or break a young person’s job application. Read our expert tips on the common problems to avoid.