To help you support your child with making decisions about their future, this section contains useful resources and information about events you may wish to attend.

Resources:

  • https://www.parentkind.org.uk/Parents/Helping-with-careers-advice
  • Youth Employment Website
  • Target Careers – Parent Guide have created a series of events to give students the advice, confidence and contacts they need to secure their dream career. Each event is an excellent opportunity for students to explore their career options, meet employers and find out exactly what makes a successful application. There is a chance to win prizes such as internships, placements and graduate roles. They also have some great events to challenge gender stereotypes too.
  • Success at School – Careers E-Book for Parents have created a great guide called Parents & Carers: Helping your child begin their career journey. It includes case studies, brand new info on T-levels, plus guest articles on university, mental health, encouraging young women into engineering and more. It could act as a perfect supplement to the careers information that you already give to parents.
  • Innervate – Spring term newsletter
  • Parents Perspective Podcast The Parent Perspective” is an exciting new 8-part podcast series for parents and carers, helping them to support their children with careers advice and guidance.
  • Careers Information – Hampshire and Surrey  A Facebook group offering centralised resources for educators and parents/carers looking for information about career pathways, apprenticeships and employers in the Hampshire and Surrey area. New information well be regularly added. Information can be found by searching posts/topics.

Events:

IBM Parents’ Insight Webinar

Is your child in Years 10-13? Then join us on on 24th November (6.30pm – 7.10pm) for our FREE parents’ insight webinar in partnership with IBM, to find out about the varied school leaver opportunities IBM can offer your child.

·   Hear directly from IBM early careers managers on school leaver opportunities including apprenticeships, degree apprenticeships and gap year roles

·   Hear from current apprentices on their journey at IBM so far

·    PLUS a Q and A session, giving you an opportunity to ask any questions.

Don’t miss out, register now to secure your place!