Here are some links to other useful careers websites:
Sites for careers teachers and advisers
Careers guidance publications – information on careers publications to support education and training professionals in their day-to-day work with young people.
Careers Wales online – career-related information and advice from Careers Wales, including an e-portfolio, CVs, quizzes, vacancies, weblinks, etc.
CASCAiD Connect – provides careers professionals with the latest resources to support CEG with articles, news, free resources and information on new developments in CASCAiD’s careers software.
CEGNET – the website of the Supporting Careers Education programme, sponsored by the Connexions Service National Unit and run jointly by NACGT and the Careers Management Group.
Career Development site – part of the National Grid for Learning website with a searchable database of over 500 resources for practitioners.establishments and a career links section with links to information on over 800 job titles.
Careers Research and Advisory Centre – for information about CRAC activities and the National Institute for Careers Education and Counselling (NICEC).
Careersoft – The Careers Gateway – this site has links to higher education
Connexions Service – for the latest news headlines, publications, personal adviser (recruitment and training) information and Partnership working with the Connexions Service.
Guidance Council – website of the organisation (to which ACEG is affiliated) charged with promoting high standards of practice in careers education and guidance
Institute of Career Guidance – the website of the main professional organisation for those involved in career guidance.
NAPCE – site of the National Association for Pastoral Care in Education
NGRF the main purpose of the National Guidance Reseearch Forum website is to bring practice and research closer together
NICEC – NICEC carries out applied research and development work, of national and international relevance, related to career education and guidance in educational, work and community settings.
Section 96 – the list of accredited qualifications approved for use with pupils of compulsory school age.
Teachernet – the DfES’s ongoing plans for reform of the14-19 phase of learning, including curriculum changes and increased emphasis on personalised learning, vocational routes and learning about the world of work. Including Teachernet/CEG, with specific reference points for those planning delivery of careers education curriculum
Trait Education – gives access to university and HE databases nationally and internationally.
Vocational GCSEs – subject criteria and units for the new GCSEs in vocational subjects.
Sites for students
Aimhigher – provides the information you need to get started on the road to higher education
Apprenticeships Manchester – Apprenticeship Provider in the Greater Manchester area of the UK.
Career Bytes – check this site out for job info, celebrity news, competitions and loads more.
Connexions – the features on this site include: details of the latest Connexions Card discounts, CV Builder, Career Bank (An A-Z of 500 job descriptions), course search, FAQs, case studies, a chat zone and website links.
Connexions Card – up-to-date information on Connexions and Careers Services, courses, and facts and figures about work.
Connexions Leicester Shire – Connexions and careers services for Leicestershire
ECCTIS – the higher education database
Education Maintenance Allowance – information about financial help for 16 year olds
Ethical Careers Service – information on alternative and ethical career choices
findagap – advice and information on gap year related products and services
HERO – official gateway site to the UK’s universities, colleges and research organisations- covering all aspects of higher education opportunities
Higher Education Careers Service Unit – news and information about research and development in career-related learning and career guidance in higher education
Higher Education Student Support – the DfES site for those who want to go into higher education, including information on the application process
Ideasfactory – ideas and information about work in the creative industries
Map of HE institutions – use this site to find out exactly where the universities are.
NISS – provided by NISS (National Information Services and Systems) with the support of the Higher Education Funding Councils. Information about funding, individual universities and colleges, jobs, Special Needs in HE, quality assessments and much more.
NUS – information on full range of student concerns, including job placements
Northern Ireland Careers Service – the official website of the Careers Service in Northern Ireland, including virtual tours of the workplace.
PUSH – reviews of all the universities in the UK taken from the PUSH guide to Which University plus links to university, student union and student-run websites for alternative views.
Prospects – information on graduate careers and post-graduate study options.
Scholarships – a database of undergraduate scholarships offered by academic institutions, commercial organisations and charitable trusts.
Skill – information sheets and an information service for students with disabilities on applying to higher education.
Springboard – careers in the Hospitality, Leisure and Travel & Tourism sectors.
Student.co.uk – information and advice on student life (health, money, first weeks at uni, living at home, directory of students’ unions, etc.), jobs (CVs, recruitment agencies, job hunting, etc.) and getting to university (clearing, open days, etc.)
Student UK – a student lifestyle website with information on housing, health issues, jobs, money and shopping.
Students Net – study guide that provides links to a variety of resources geared towards students.
StudentZone – a student website with information on careers, jobs, travel, money, sport and life.
Support4learning – information, advice and resources to support learning, careers and jobsearch
“The Site” – information and advice for students on careers, money, health, etc.
UCAS – Universities and Colleges Admissions Service
Universitiesnet – on-site guidance for prospective and current students at UK academic institutions plus links to further advice and topics of interest.
Which Way Now? – the on-line version of the annual guide to choosing school subjects to study in Years 10 and 11.
Woody’s Webwatch – user-friendly site for students (as well as teachers and advisers), listing key websites for all aspects of university and job search, gap year, the professions and lifestyle.
Links to sponsors and exhibitors at the NACGT 2005 Annual Conference
ADSET – Serving Information Handlers in Education, Training & Guidance
Careersoft – Supplier of careers guidance materials
CASCAID – Suppliers of careers guidance software
Desktop Publishing – Specialist in resources for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
Lifetime Careers Publishing – publishers of careers education and information resources for careers practitioners
Prospects – supplier of education, youth and community services
Surfin2 Careers Ltd – review service of Careers, Learning and Support web sites
Trotman Publishing – publisher of careers guidance and higher education entry information
VT Career Progressions – publishers of careers software
VT Hints, Books and Libraries – online resource for careers information