Careers Learning From Home


The following material has been curated by the STEM Hub of the South East to support STEM@HOME in these challenging times.


In this, second Corona BONUS episode Dale Pickles, Managing Director of B Squared is joined by his guest Jane Friswell. Jane is one of the legends of the SEN World who has seen lots of good practice, but also bad practice. Jane support’s school and authorities to turn things around and provide the right support for students. Moving on from last week’s BONUS episode, this week are looking at what life will look like at home and how families can support their children during this time.

For more podcast episodes from the SEND cast goto

Unifrog Distance Learning

Unifrog have provided, free of charge, a programme of distance career learning for students and support for careers leaders. Information can be found at:-

RBS Career Kickstart

Guidance from Royal Bank of Scotland on choosing further education, an apprenticeship or starting work, and watch some of our team discussing the career choices they made and why they made them including a “What’s Next?” Quiz to help your decisions, too.

Eton College offer of support

Eton College is making several online self-study courses from the EtonX Future Skills Programme available free of charge to state school pupils in Year 11 and Year 13 in the UK. These courses are particularly appropriate for Year 11 and Year 13 pupils and offer training in skills important to life and to the workplace. If you’d like to be informed, please fill out the form below.

Courses available are CV Writing, Creative Problem Solving, Interview Skills, Making an Impact, Resilience, Research Skills and Writing Skills.

Apprenticeships, traineeships and cadet schemes in the NHS

As the largest employer in the UK students should always consider the NHS as a potential employer. Their website contains a wealth of information about their opportunities with real lifecase studies.

and to conclude for today – my other passion – History

As an avid historian I subscribe to  Prof Frank McDonough on Twitter who every day posts about events “on this day”. Please feel free to pass this on to your history colleagues they can access him on Twitter at:-

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