Careers provision directory

Careers in Initial Teacher Education (CITE)

Delivered by NUSTEM


North East Local Enterprise Partnership and NUSTEM at Northumbria University have been awarded funding from the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) Primary Fund to develop a package of CPD sessions and classroom activities for primary school teachers to provide careers teaching ideas in primary education.


Session 1: Explore the gendered nature of subject and career choices that children and young people make, and how we can reduce this.

This session provides an introduction to the gendered nature of subject and career choices that children and young people make, and how unconscious bias can contribute to this. It also explores how to reduce these effects.

The session will provide three analysis and reflection tools that look at different aspects of the school environment.

Click here to download the Careers in Initial Teacher Education (CITE) 'Unconscious Bias' session one resource pack.

Click here to watch the accompanying session one presentation.

Click here to download the CITE: Display Content Analysis Tool.

Click here to download the CITE: Literature Content Analysis Tool.

Click here to download the CITE: Classroom Interactions Analysis Tool.

Click here to download the UB Primary Bias Discussion Exercise.


Session 2: Planning and teaching using the Primary Careers Tool

This session explores NUSTEM research on the career aspirations of children aged between 8 and 11. It then introduces the Primary Careers Tool, an online resource to support the inclusion of careers related learning into curriculum planning. The Tool is a database of over 100 different jobs which can be sorted by National Curriculum topic in Science and Maths.

Click here to download the Careers in Initial Teacher Education (CITE) 'Careers in Primary' session two resource pack.

Click here to download the Careers in Initial Teacher Education (CITE) Careers in Primary discussion prompts to accompany the resource pack.

Click here to watch the accompanying session two presentation.

Click here to download the Careers in Initial Teacher Education (CITE) Careers in Primary Primary Careers Tools Analysis document


Session 3: Career aspirations in primary school

This session considers some of the characteristics that help to make people successful in their chosen careers. It introduces the STEM Person of the Week resource and presents findings from research on the use of role models and STEM Person of the Week.

Click here to download the Careers in Initial Teacher Education (CITE) 'Employability characteristics and role models' session three resource pack.

Click here to download the Careers in Careers in Initial Teacher Education (CITE) 'Employability characteristics and role models' prompts to accompany the resource pack.

Click here to download the 'STEM Person of the Week' case studies. (For further resources connected to 'STEM Person of the Week' please click here)

Click here to watch the accompanying session three presentation.


For further details about CITE or any of these resources above, please email [email protected].

 

 

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