The Skills Show Experience
@The International Festival for Business 2014

Toolkits

World Skills Teacher Toolkits for Secondary Schools

Written by education experts, these engaging resources will get your students thinking about their skills, ambitions and options, and also help them to prepare for the event or reflect on what they learn at The Skills Show Experience @ The International Festival for Business 2014.

Pre-Show Student Assessment (Links to material written by The Skills Show located on The Skills Show website)

This resource gauges the level of knowledge and perceptions students already have about different jobs. Using the pre-show assessment, students are able to reflect on what they already know and what areas of careers advice they would like to find out more about at The Skills Show. The activity provides an effective stimulus for class discussion where young people can explore their own future aspirations.

Career advice and tips- pre or post event (Links to material written by The Skills Show located on The Skills Show website)

These tools provide opportunities and platforms for students and teachers to access support networks and websites that will facilitate further research and help to guide and support students as they continue on their career journeys.

Peer mentoring activities- Pre or post event (Links to material written by The Skills Show located on The Skills Show website)

The aims of this toolkit are:

  • for students to act as peer supporters and mentors and assist each other in building their confidence, knowledge and understanding about making the right career choices.
  • to guide teachers in aspects of careers which students still require help or guidance.

Embedding into the Curriculum- pre or post event (Links to material written by The Skills Show located on The Skills Show website)

Reflection activities (Links to material written by The Skills Show located on The Skills Show website)

Activities designed to help students reflect on what they have learnt from their visit to The Skills Show and how the knowledge, insight and skills they have built can be used to assist and guide their future career planning.