Careers

OBJECTIVES OF THE CAREERS EDUCATION INFORMATION ADVICE & GUIDANCE PROGRAMME (CEIAG)

 

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Careers & Options Powerpoints

Intro to Work Placement 2017
Key Stage 4 Options Presentation for Parents January 2015
Why Sixth Form – A Presentation for Parents – 2015

Objectives of the Careers programme take account of the requirements prescribed in DE/DEL document ‘Preparing For Success’.

Aims of CEIAG

Self-Awareness:

To enable students to identify, assess and develop the skills and qualities necessary to choose and implement an appropriate career.

Career Exploration:

To acquire and evaluate information and review experiences. To identify and investigate appropriate career pathways and learning opportunities in education, training and employment.

Career Management:

To develop skills in career planning and employing effective decision-making strategies to manage transition and make suitable career development choices, with the appropriate advice and guidance.

CEIAG

The CEIAG Learning Entitlement consists of the following components.

Careers Education

This is delivered in classes, one per fortnight in Years 9, 10, 12, 13 and 14.

Career Information

This is provided on may levels including the Careers Library and Computer Packages, in addition to the biennial Careers Convention. We also offer Careers Interviews from – 20 – DEL Careers Adviser, Labour Market Information from DEL, Year 13 interviews, Young Enterprise Workshops, Open Days, Options events, Educational Visits and Conventions, Guest Speakers, Parents Evenings.

Work Related Learning

This component is delivered through Work Experience, visits into the school from outside bodies and employers, Young Enterprise Company programme in Year 13, Enterprise Education, mock interviews, CVs, Personal statements.

Employability Skills

These include the wide range of skills, capabilities, attributes and dispositions which enable someone to become employable. These skills are embedded in the programmes of study. They include Numeracy, ICT, Communication, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making and Self Management.