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Challenging Stereotypes and Transferable Skills
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We work in partnership with schools, academies, employers and local authorities to support young people and adults to develop their employability and skills

Only available in Birmingham, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Coventry, Derby, Derbyshire, Dudley, Leicester, Leicestershire, Sandwell, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Stoke, Telford and Wrekin, Walsall, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire.

 

Target Group - Year 7-9

 

This activity will contribute to the achievement of Gatsby Benchmark 2, 3 and 5.
An interactive 2 hours session delivered to a whole year group to help students recognise and challenge stereotyping as applied to them or others. It will also make clear that most career areas require the same transferable skills, and in so doing will highlight the significance of key skills such as communication, time management, numeracy and digital skills.

Outcomes include -

  • Raising aspiration and avoiding outdated thinking in career decisions. 
  • An exploration of motivation and embedding an I can attitude.
  • Understanding the importance of knowledge, skills and attitude in career thinking.
  • The significance of key transferable skills in the world of work

Schools can use this activity to develop partnership working with employers.

 

Service Standard

The Challenging Stereotypes and Transferable Skills session is appropriate for Year 7 to Year 9 cohorts.
 
It can be delivered to a whole year group.
 
We utilise a range of employers/employees during the session. We will work with the purchaser of the service to source these.
 
This activity will contribute to the achievement of Gatsby Benchmark 2, 3 and 5.
The activity will be delivered by a Careers Adviser qualified to level 6 in Careers Guidance.

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