Information for parents
Making decisions about next steps
Our guides to key decision points outline the options open at each stage, and feature information to help inform your child’s decision-making.
The series is aimed at young people but contains information you may also find useful, especially with recent changes to education routes and career pathways:
Talking with your child about careers
Exploring icould real-life career videos with your child is a great way to spark careers conversations. You can explore videos by job type or subject, or take a look at our inspiration section to see videos grouped by theme.
Or why not take the Buzz Quiz? This short fun quiz helps young people understand their strengths and explore links between their personality, subject choices and jobs.
Using Labour Market Information
Looking at Labour Market Information can also help inform career decisions. You can find key details about salary levels or future employment below all of our videos.
See our guide How to use Labour Market Information (LMI) to help make career decisions for more details.
From where to get personal careers advice, to finding out more about particular sectors and pathways, our Useful contacts page lists places that can help.
Top tips for staying safe online is written for students, but contains information parents may find useful.
Where to get help, advice and support lists places which can provide young people with general help and support.
Would you like to become a school governor?
Inspiring Governance is a free, online service that connects schools and trusts in England with skilled volunteers who are interested in becoming a school governor or trustee.