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Careers in Your Curriculum Programme

The application process for the 2023/24 Careers in Your Curriculum Programme is now open.

The Careers in Your Curriculum Programme prepares practitioners to embed careers and work-related experiences across the curriculum.

Careers and work-related experiences (CWRE) is a cross-cutting theme in the Curriculum for Wales. This means that schools and other settings must include this content across all Areas.

Who this programme is for

Careers Wales are piloting this programme for teachers in:

  • Primary schools
  • Secondary schools
  • Special schools
  • Pupil Referral Units

We will deliver separate primary and secondary programmes to make sure the materials are right for each level. This programme is non-accredited.

We also have a Level 6 Careers Leadership Qualification.

What the programme covers

The programme provides training to support with planning, designing and leading on CWRE.

The 3 main topics are:

  1. The importance of CWRE in the curriculum
  2. CWRE in practice
  3. Realising CWRE in your curriculum

The programme supports:

  • Creating a careers and work-related education program that helps all learners succeed
  • Practitioners to have a clear vision for CWRE in the curriculum
  • The development of skills, knowledge and experiences
  • The impact and continuous improvement of CWRE
  • Working with other teachers to share knowledge and best practices

When and how the programme is delivered

3 half-day sessions, delivered digitally in the spring and summer of 2024.

There will be a limited number of spaces available.

Apply or find out more

To apply for a place please complete the Primary or Secondary application form. A limited number of places will be available.

For more information, please email the curriculum team.

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Careers in the curriculum

Find out about careers and work-related experiences (CWRE) in the Curriculum for Wales and access tools and information to support your planning.