Youngsters to Play Star Role in Career Planning

It’s called career planning – but not as we know it. A radical approach to the way secondary school pupils plan their future takes off this week in the Highlands and Islands.

From video dairies to digital voting, Careers Scotland has called in a huge range of technologies to transform the way young people make decisions about the world of work and their place in it.

Called i hero, the new initiative is being piloted across the region and ties into the Scottish Government’s Curriculum for Excellence, described as the biggest reform in education for a generation. If successful the project could be rolled out Scotland-wide.

i hero events involving up to 1500 S3 pupils will take place in nine

Contact: Caroline Rham
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Email: caroline.rham@hient.co.uk
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