NEW: Got a good idea to share?
Have you developed your own resources using icould? Would you like to share them with other teachers and career professionals?
We’re creating a new section, Your resources, featuring your ideas for using icould in the classroom or in other settings with young people.
If you’d like to contribute, send a copy of your materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll publish the best entries and put you into our termly prize draw to win one of three £50 Amazon vouchers. Please read our terms and conditions before entering. By submitting your resources you agree to our terms and conditions. And if you’re new to icould, take a look at our classroom resources below for inspiration.
icould free teaching resources
Our classroom resources provide quick, engaging and fun activities to get young people thinking about their futures, and have been endorsed by the Association for Careers Education and Guidance, now part of the Career Development Institute. They’ve been designed for teachers but can easily be adapted for use outside school.
Using the Buzz Personality Test The Buzz (student worksheet) /The Buzz (teacher adviser – extension exercise).This exercise looks at matching personality types with potential careers and offers ways to talk about skills and strengths.
icould is that a real job? (studentworksheet) / icould is that a real job? (teacher adviser) This is a fun exercise that can be done individually or in pairs to get students thinking about the wealth of roles on icould.com.
icould unique selling points (studentworksheet) / icould unique selling points (teacher adviser) This execise introduces the concept of a unique selling point to students, looking at other peoples and their own.
icould Music Insiders (student worksheet) / icould Music Insiders (teacher/adviser) Two exercises which look at the range of careers behind a music artist, as well as looking as looking at the skills and experiences of those already working in the music industry. ***new***
icould higher education execise (studentworksheet) / icould higher education exercise (teacher adviser) This exercise will encourage students to look at the value of university and the difference it can make to careers.