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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)   Getting the right careers advice
Options after GCSEs (Oxford) Routes to higher education
Technology and learning Understanding the teenage brain
What employers want (Oxford and Banbury)  
Options after GCSEs (Reading) What employers want (Reading)