These activities help students to understand the bigger picture regarding the labour market and employment trends.
This lesson can be used in a diploma, careers or work-related learning context. There is also a cross-curricular link to maths and ICT as students will be required to interpret statistics.
Discover how labour market information can be analysed and how this information can be useful in career planning.
In this lesson plan for careers education, students are required to find and interpret statistical information in relation to the local, regional and national labour and employment market. More teaching resources on this topic are available in the work-related learning teaching resources section of teaching-resources-uk.com
Introduce your students to the concept of the local labour market with this introductory module. Students will be required to work as a class and in pairs to complete these initial activities and worksheets.
Student will need to use their ICT, mathematical and logical thinking skills to complete this careers activity.
These labour market information lessons can be used to support learning outcomes for the certificate of Personal Effectiveness (CoPE) - Vocational and Diploma Preparation, Employability - Career Exploration from ASDAN. These lessons are also suitable for use with Preparing for Employment with City & Guilds.