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The Good Schools Guide : Careers

Career advice

advice about careers or the next step


Info on apprenticeships

training the next generation


Degree apprenticeships

a degree and a proper paying job

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Options at 16+

Further education


Options at 18+

Higher education



Help & advice




For more than 30 years The Good Schools Guide has provided trusted information and advice to parents, helping them with one of their most important decisions - choosing the right schools for their children. The Good Schools Guide: Careers (GSGC) is a natural extension of that help, and is aimed at young people and their parents who are making decisions about the next step…and the next.

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The Good Schools Guide : Careers 2018

Most popular Good Schools Guide articles

  • Personal Development Programmes

    Apart from having excellent career staff - essential guides to an unknown land - careers departments should offer lots of careers development. These are programmes and opportunities where and through which you can learn about careers; opportunities to experience work, involving real employers or other outside experts.

  • What is Further Education (FE)?

    Further Education refers to educational choices made after reaching your 16th birthday. FE covers all qualifications lower than a degree.

  • Apprenticeship interview: Building Spacecraft

    Building spacecraft is one of those careers that even little kids dream of. No wonder Amy Palmer grins from ear to ear when she talks about her apprenticeship, which focuses on constructing satellites – earth observation satellites, navigation satellites and weather satellites among them.

  • Degree apprenticeship

    A degree apprenticeship is a vocational and practical qualification that results in students receiving a high-class degree and three years of real life, real workplace training.  CLICK HERE FOR THE GOOD SCHOOLS GUIDE DEGREE APPRENTICESHIP HANDBOOK

  • Apprenticeship interview: Meterology

    Like many 16-year-olds, Carter Murphy left school not having a clue what he wanted to do with his life. ‘I had the option to stay on and do A’levels, but to be honest, I’d had enough of school,’ he says.

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