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Education resources from employers

The following employers are committed to supporting the continuing professional development of students and young people. Explore a wide range of careers education tools, lesson plans and resources for teachers, careers advisors and educators.


Accenture Girls + Tech

The Girls + Tech lesson plan is designed with feedback from teachers and Stemettes. It enables educators to deliver an inspiring session to get young girls thinking about a career in tech, while remaining relevant for a mixed class activity.
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Atkins Future Cities Challenge

The Future Cities Challenge is designed to get students thinking like an engineer. It’s a series of simple challenges based on real-life problems facing today’s experts as they plan for tomorrow. Suitable for both school/college students and engineering undergraduates and graduates.
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LifeSkills, created with Barclays, is a free, curriculum-linked programme, developed with teachers to help improve the skills and employability of young people in the UK.

BBC Education

A huge collection of lesson plans, games and activities for students where you can search for careers information or subject specific resources.

BP Educational Service

The BP Educational Service (BPES) provides inspiring and engaging resources to support the teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

British Gas - Generation Green

Generation Green is an education programme run by British Gas for Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 3 pupils and teachers, providing free of charge classroom resources and educational experiences.

EDF Energy - Join The Pod

Join the Pod is EDF Energy's interactive website for teachers, community group leaders and children. It has free lesson plans, practical activities, assemblies, films, games and information, all with cross curricular links.

HS2 for teachers

Our new high speed railway means huge opportunities. The education team at HS2 supports events at selected schools along the route and has developed a range of resources for teachers nationwide. From STEM skills to careers insights, there are experiences and activities to get everyone involved. Find out more.

National Grid - Education

National Grid is passionate about education so they've created a website to inspire the inventors, engineers and scientists of the future.

Siemens Teaching Resources

Bringing science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to life for your students. In addition to the teaching resources above, find out more about the Siemens STEM digital badge scheme for students.

The Tech Partnership - TechFuture for Teachers

Teachers can offer students a fresh new way of learning by bringing the tech industry to the classroom through digital resources including games, quizzes, profiles and much more around crucial skills areas such as cyber security, games design and coding.

Thales Cyber Security Game

In this online careers exploration game you play a crisis manager for a petrochemical company. How will you handle a petrochemical plant being blown up in a cyberterrorist attack? Whose advice will you listen to when the world watches your every move via social media? This decision-making game can be played individually or in groups, with opportunities for classroom discussion on the different roles and responsibilities of a range of careers.

Tomorrow's Engineers

Tomorrow's Engineers is a nationwide programme run by EngineeringUK that links local employers with schools, giving pupils (and their teachers) the opportunity to learn about the world of engineering. The programme uses high quality, inspiring careers resources for 11-14 year olds that provides clear, consistent guidance on engineering careers for young people and their teachers.

UK Power Networks - Teachers & Parents

The Teachers & Parents section offers free downloadable resources which help deliver a vital electricity safety message in a fun and informative way. Students gain an appreciation of where electricity comes from, how it gets to where it's needed, and how to stay safe.

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