An interesting infographic from our friends at Developing the Young Workforce.
For Edinburgh and Lothians 4 December 2018
Vacancy update 28 November 2018.
The Fulbright Commission have asked us to contact teachers with details of their fantastic Sutton Trust US Programme for students interested in studying in the US.
150 students from across the UK will be selected to take part in the residential programme. It is completely free – please see the information below to find out more.
In addition to the above talks I am delivering an employability programme to S6 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and you can follow these here
All S3 students will receive a careers interview this term to help prepare them for subject choice next term with my colleague, Chris Trotter, Careers Adviser
We held a very successful Careers Convention at the school on Wednesday 26 September with over 300 individuals visiting and speaking with 30 employer/education and training representatives.
I have posted a podcast of former school student George Elderfield and his journey through engineering and current role as a STEM Ambassador here
We continue to develop our Developing The Young Workforce agenda by supporting departments across the school and you can view our creative approach to this here
Former North Berwick High student and now STEM Ambassador, George Elderfield tells us about his engineering journey to date and what the future offers.
Good morning everyone and welcome to your careers talk.
North Berwick High
While you are waiting here
Today we are going to cover:
What destinations students from North Berwick High follow.
Why Career Management Skills are important.
What type of animal are you!
How you engage in the career planning process.
First up – the leaver destinations.
Now for the serious bit.
Here’s what happened to the NBHS school leavers 2015/16
We looked at how many North Berwick High students progressed on to various post-school options.
Career Management Skills
Direction is important!
Next task is to complete the Buzz Personality test and you will be asked for your animal later, so make a note of it. Make sure you look at the strengths, learning style and what you are like in a positive direction, parts of the printout you will be given at the talk. You will find this very useful when writing personal statements and CVs as well as preparing for interview questions.
Make sure you are registered at My World of Work here
The presentation below is a general guide and note the timings apply to making these decisions in S5 or when you are in S6.
S5 options guide
Dancing hands here