Parent information

Parent information

The world of education is changing all the time. Changes include the launch of traineeships and reforms to A-level and BTEC programmes.
 
Parents and carers often want to help young people make decisions about their future. In this section of our website you can find out more about:
You can also speak to the Activate Learning Careers team for impartial help and advice.
 

What next after GCSEs?

Below are a series of presentations from employers, careers advisors and education experts, aimed to help parents understand the options available to their children.
 
Employment opportunities (UKCES) [9]   Getting the right careers advice [10]
Options after GCSEs [11] (Oxford) Routes to higher education [12]
Technology and learning [13] Understanding the teenage brain [14]
What employers want [15] (Oxford and Banbury)  
Options after GCSEs (Reading) [16] What employers want (Reading) [17]