Good morning and welcome to your careers session.
If your group is with the teacher start by logging into Pathfinder, a careers interest guide located on the school server under applications, it has a yellow logo. Remember to use your full name so I can retrieve your password if you lose it! The results from Pathfinder includes a personal profile, job and higher education suggestions so take your time and make sure you look at the information provided.
The group with me.
Today we are going to gather some information from you, show you careers resources, information and advice and help you get started with your career planning.
Start by completing this survey
Download the following documents to your folder
Good , you now have your newsletters and links on your folder for future use.
Try the following sites to get you familiar with the range of courses on offer
Medicine/Law/Architecture/Vet Medicine try this site
Now it’s time to start turning all that information, advice and knowledge into action!
Download the Action Plan cpoa-s5-blank and start completing and we can update as necessary when you request a careers interview.
Add your name and the date at the top.
Try and identify which stage (1 to 6) you are at now – don’t worry too much just look at the options and choose. Then you move onto what you need to think about and complete as much as you can. the final section is Actions so try and think of practical ways you can move your ideas/planning forward and the ‘When’ box will help you decide the timescales involved. Don’t give yourself too long a timescale now!
Now, if you want to get all this stuff in one place, why not visit here, register and start your own portfolio
This blog is for you to use as well and on the left hand side are sections where you can ask questions, look at previous questions and answers, find out what ex students are up to and even listen to some podcasts. To ask a qustion you simply fill in the appropriate section and send, that’s it! There are links to colleges and other sites on the right hand side so be creative, go explore, ask questions, make suggestions and use this resource to your advantage!