Job Explorer Database - Career exploration

Key: Each activity has been allocated to one or more of these levels:

Level 1 Level 1
Suitable for students below average ability and some of those with learning difficulties
Level 2 Level 2
Suitable for average ability students
Level 3 Level 3
Suitable for more able students
Staff Staff
Notes for tutors or activities for staff that could also be used by appropriate students
Jed - Career exploration
Curriculum Idea Description Level [key]
1 2 3 staff
Advertise that job To assist students in understanding the skills and abilities involved in a job Level 1  Level 2  Level 3    
Career search To provide a framework for career research linked to local opportunities and self awareness    Level 2  Level 3    
Connections To enable students to see the links between different jobs Level 1  Level 2  Level 3    
Creating your own worksheet to investigate work To enable staff to create a variety of student resources based on the information in Jed          Staff 
Disappearing jobs To assist students in understanding the changing nature of the world of work    Level 2  Level 3    
Future jobs To consider the skills and qualities needed for some 'future jobs'       Level 3    
'Happy families' To enable students to become competent at moving around Jed Level 1  Level 2       
Health and safety To enable students to become more aware of health and safety issues in the workplace Level 1  Level 2       
Key skills in work To enable students to assess themselves and see how workers use Key Skills in a range of jobs Level 1  Level 2  Level 3    
More qualifications equals more pay? To enable students to see the link between pay and qualifications    Level 2  Level 3    
Odd one out To enable students to understand more about the world of work Level 1  Level 2  Level 3    
Picture matching To illustrate aspects of the world of work Level 1  Level 2  Level 3    
School and the world of work To enable students to see the link between the activities that they take part in at school and the activities that people do as part of their work Level 1  Level 2       
Skills in work (1) To illustrate the wide range of skills that are used in the workplace Level 1  Level 2  Level 3    
Skills in work (2) To enable students to identify Key Skills being used in employment Level 1  Level 2  Level 3    
Skills in work (3)

To introduce students to the tasks that may be performed in a job.

  Level 2  Level 3    
Subjects and jobs displays To enable students in schools and colleges to see the link between subjects being studied and the world of work Level 1  Level 2  Level 3    
What is the most valued work? To assist students in understanding the value that different people put on work of different types Level 1  Level 2  Level 3    
Who am I? To enable students to identify the activities involved in a job Level 1          
World of Work An activity using First Jed's World of Work Map Level 1  Level 2     

Last updated 21 November, 2017