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Career Management: Subject Choice in Year 9

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Age Range: KS3

Updated from: Year 9 Option Choice. This comprehensive pack helps students to assess their own abilities realistically, looks at the implications of subject choices, aids decision-making and gives a broad introduction to careers issues.

The pack is divided into eight sections: Rules for discussion; The student; The world of work; School focus; Compulsory subjects; Matching; Making option choices; Decision-making and ways forward.

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Size: 135 Pages
ISBN: 987 1 86025 442 0
Code: CMS9
Popularity rank: 382

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Contents List

LESSON

RULES FOR DISCUSSION - Activity pages to establish ways of working that are suitable when considering careers topics.

  • 9 MOVING FORWARD
  • 11 THE WHOLE TRUTH?
  • 13 RECORD IT!
  • 15 PICTURE THIS...
  • 17 MESSAGE RECEIVED...

THE STUDENT - Establishing the personality, interests and beliefs of the students, which provide the foundation for future option choices.

  • 21 RECOGNISE YOURSELF?
  • 23 WHO AM I?
  • 25 WHOSE JOB IS IT ANYWAY?
  • 27 THAT'S YOUR JOB, MUM!
  • 29 JOBS FOR THE BOYS
  • 31 THE ONE AND ONLY...
  • 33 POSITIVE SELF-ESTEEM
  • 35 THEN AND NOW
  • 37 SKILLS IN SCHOOL
  • 39 YOUR LEARNING STYLE
  • 41 THEY'VE GOT IT MADE!
  • 43 THIS IS WHO I AM
  • 45 WHAT CAN I OFFER?

THE WORLD OF WORK - Activity pages covering the context of the world of work, availability, alternatives and training, within which all career decisions should be taken.

  • 49 JOB FAMILIES
  • 51 SCHOOL WORK
  • 53 BEHIND THE SCENES
  • 55 A CAREERS LIBRARY VISIT
  • 57 WHERE ARE THE JOBS?
  • 59 WHERE NEXT?
  • 61 DIRECTIONS
  • 63 SURFING THE 'JOB NET'
  • 65 LOOK OUT!
  • 67 HEALTH AND SAFETY

SCHOOL FOCUS - Students find out what subjects their school has to offer and how it affects their choice.

  • 71 SUBJECT GROUPS
  • 73 A SUBJECT RECORD
  • 75 QUALIFICATIONS
  • 77 SUBJECT NEEDS
  • 79 SUBJECT DEMANDS

COMPULSORY SUBJECTS - Focusing firmly on the National Curriculum demands and how this limits option choice.

  • 83 IT'S COMPULSORY
  • 85 SO WHAT WILL I HAVE TO DO?
  • 87 NO OPTION A PROBLEM!

MATCHING - Linking together subject availability and personal interests and needs.

  • 91 PERSONAL QUALITIES
  • 93 MATCHING
  • 95 QUALITIES, ATTITUDES AND SKILLS
  • 97 WHAT ARE YOUR SKILLS AND ABILITIES?
  • 99 QUALITIES AND WORK
  • 101 WHICH FACE FITS?
  • 103 WORK EXPERIENCE: STEP 1
  • 105 WORK EXPERIENCE: STEP 2
  • 107 HELP WANTED
  • 109 WORKING TOWARDS A WORK VISIT
  • 111 LOOKING BACK ON THE WORK VISIT

MAKING OPTION CHOICES - The process of making option choices and the people involved.

  • 115 WHO'S INVOLVED?
  • 117 WHO ARE YOUR INFLUENCES?
  • 119 CAREERS ADVISORS
  • 121 IN THE HOT SEAT
  • 123 SELL YOURSELF

DECISION MAKING and WAYS FORWARD - Looking at the consequences of decisions once they have been made.

  • 127 MAKE A DECISION
  • 129 A TIME TO DECIDE
  • 131 DECISIONS IN TIME
  • 133 SNAKES AND LADDERS
  • 135 AN EVALUATION
  • 137 THE WAY WE WERE
  • 139 OPTIONS ACTION PLAN
  • 141 FUTURE OPTIONS