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NBHS S6 Talk June 2017

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Life after NBHS

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Good morning S6!

Welcome to S6 at North Berwick High.

This talk is about:
What’s important for S6.
What’s important when thinking about your future.
Getting ready for S6.
What you need to do and when you need to do it.
What resources are there to help you.
Timescales involved.

The countdown clock below is the time left for most ucas applications to be made, 15 January 2018 but really applies to everyone in S6 no matter options they are considering.

S6 Careers Book June 2017

Make sure you are registered at My World of Work here

Poll responses two here

Poll response 3 here

Google Classroom Code
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S6 form here

You Can Be A Doctor

An interview with Callum Cruickshank a former North Berwick High School student who has just qualified as a doctor and manages the You Can Be A Doctor website here This a great resource for students, parents and teachers and a short description of the site is below.

Skills sets of creativity, enterprise and employability

In their 2016 report ‘The Future of Jobs’, the World Economic Forum highlighted anticipated changes in employability skills and suggested that by 2020 over one third of the skills considered important in today’s workforce will have changed. Notably, creativity will have become one of the top three skills needed to deal with the avalanche of new products, new technologies and new ways of working.

The guide explores what these skills are, their importance to young people and how parents and carers can help their children develop these essential skills for life and work. It illustrates the ways in which creativity enhances enterprise and employability skills and how creativity can support the development of personal attributes or characteristics. It includes information about the importance of creativity for learning, life and work and provides examples of young people gaining creativity, enterprise and employability skills and inspiring answers to the question: ‘what is creativity?

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