Helpful Advice for Students and Parents

 

Links

 

General information for teenagers

 

http://www.derbyshireyouthinc.com/

Information for teenagers; things to do, transport, health, money, careers and more

 

Careers information, advice and planning

 

www.direct.gov.uk/nationalcareersservice

Job profiles on hundreds of careers, skills builders and career planning for young people and adults.

http://www.movingonmagazine.co.uk/

Web based careers magazine, with short articles relating to careers and qualifications, plus advice and information.

http://www.barclayslifeskills.com/

An excellent interactive site helping you to identify your skills and abilities, with a CV builder and much more.

http://www.careersbox.co.uk/

Short films about many careers and general careers information

http://www.icould.com/

A guide to careers in science and technology.

www.icould.com/whose-crew-are-you

Help to identify the areas of science or technology you might be suited to.

http://www.creativeskillset.org/

An excellent guide to creative careers in areas such as film and TV, design, writing and games development.

http://www.jobhero.com/choosing-career-guide/ 

A guide to choosing a career.

Post-16 Options

 

http://www.apprenticeships.org.uk/

 

Post-18 Options

 

http://www.ucas.com/

http://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/

http://www.studentroom.co.uk/