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Career Education

Student smiling at the camera. Campus buuldings can be seen behind them.

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Feeling Seen, Feeling Known

Career conversations as a way to help students in the transition years Most educators, parents and specialists alike would agree: the transition from...

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A bright colourful graffiti mosaic of a bear's face. The mood is thoughful, energetic and confident.

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Transforming Senior Subject Selection

You know how - a bit too often - when discussing senior subject selections with students, they say, 'I haven't really thought about it'. Or they come...

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Year 6 and Year 5 students discuss their career ideas at a flipped career expo

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What does a Whole-School Approach to Careers Ed Look Like?

Quick quiz! What does your school's motto or slogan say? Got it in mind? Great. Now here's the important bit: Does the school slogan relate to the...

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A child looks at a sign with Believe in Yourself on it

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A case for careers education in the primary years

Data shows that young people are actively thinking about their lives and careers long before formal career guidance traditionally occurs within...

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A person looks at the distant horizon from the top of a mountain. The feeling is calm and peaceful.

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Careers Education, belief and the hippo in the road

You could hear a pin drop. It's a Wednesday afternoon and we're in the depth of a Professional Learning session with a dedicated group of teachers...

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Two cartoon cats watching a movie. The words Careers on Screen are above them and film strips behind them

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Careers on Screen

Recently we asked on social media what movies and TV shows people thought made great examples for career development (and why). We got lots of...

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A climber on a white climbing wall with colourful hand and foot holds and ropes

6 min read

Beware of the Shortcuts

The case for slowing things down when it comes to K12 Careers Education Traditionally in Career Development, it's all about efficiency -- especially...

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Three people on stools addressing a class of students. A woman in bright green is speaking.

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Designing a career development program: a case study

Recently we checked in with Andrew McEwan, Deputy Principal of Holy Spirit College Fitzgibbon, Queensland. Their experience can offer some insights...

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Two kayaks in a blue sea seen from above.

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Designing your life from the inside

We’ve written before about the three main pitfalls of careers tests. The kind of tests that promise to deliver The Answer, The Solution, The One True...

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A red heart on a white wall in sunlight and shadow

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Empathy and Careers Education

Prompted by a recent article in The Guardian, BECOME Education Consultant Grace Kinch, has been thinking about some of the surprises students may...

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