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The WOW Factor is a series of units for each year group. Each unit provides learning, teaching and assessment opportunities that can be run for four to six weeks. The title refers to the need for young people to be able to make informed decisions about their future world of work (WOW).

The WOW Factor:

  • builds on the work taking place at Key Stages 1 and 2;
  • offers schools a comprehensive programme to address all aspects of Education for Employability;
  • promotes a learner-centred approach to implementing Education for Employability;
  • includes career planning information and guidance;
  • emphasises employability skills development while exploring relevant employability issues; and
  • supports DEs framework for Careers Education, Advice and Information Guidance (CEAIG).

Units

Year 8

Introduction
PDF 435KB

Unit 1 - Employability Skills
PDF 932KB

Unit 2 - Being Enterprising
PDF 908KB

Unit 3 - My Town
PDF 755KB

Unit 4 - My Journey
PDF 938KB

Unit 5 - Employability Challenges
PDF 1MB

Year 9

Introduction
PDF 435KB

Unit 1 - The Work Generator
PDF 918KB

Unit 2 - 21st Century Entrepreneurship
PDF 1MB

Unit 3 - First Steps
PDF 708KB

Unit 4 - The Ripple Effect
PDF 942KB

Unit 5 - Taste and See
PDF 982KB


Year 10

Introduction
PDF 387KB

Unit 1 - Reap The Awards
PDF 773KB

Unit 2 - My Choices
PDF 981KB

Unit 3 - It's All About You
PDF 730KB

Unit 4 - Work Smart
PDF 1MB

Unit 5 - The New Age of Employment
PDF 1.2MB

Year 11

Introduction
PDF 429KB

Unit 1 - What are my options?
PDF 1.1MB

Unit 2 - The right move
PDF 1.3MB

Unit 3 - What employers want
PDF 1.4MB

Unit 4 - Employ me
PDF 1MB

Career Guidance by Key Consulting
Powerpoint 135KB
(NB: Not a CCEA Resource)

Unit 5 - Who wants to be an entrepreneur
PDF 1.1MB

Unit 6 - Into the workplace
PDF 1.1MB

 

Year 12

Introduction
PDF 438KB

Unit 1 - Effective Working practice
PDF 918KB

Unit 2 - Support for Starting a Business
PDF 1MB

Unit 3 - Stressed out
PDF 860KB

Unit 4 - Social responsibility
PDF 1.1MB

Unit 5 - Going global
PDF 1MB

Unit 6 - Your Future –
It’s in Your Hands!

PDF 802KB

 

 

Useful Links

Year 8

Useful Links for Unit 1
PDF 40KB

Useful Links for Unit 2
PDF 32KB

Useful Links for Unit 3
PDF 36KB

Useful Links for Unit 4
PDF 39KB

Useful Links for Unit 5
PDF 34KB

Year 9

Useful Links for Unit 1
PDF 33KB

Useful Links for Unit 2
PDF 30KB

Useful Links for Unit 3
PDF 30KB

Useful Links for Unit 4
PDF 30KB

Useful Links for Unit 5
PDF 29KB

 

Year 10

Useful Links for Unit 1
PDF 40KB

Useful Links for Unit 2
PDF 32KB

Useful Links for Unit 3
PDF 36KB

Useful Links for Unit 4
PDF 39KB

Useful Links for Unit 5
PDF 34KB

Year 11

Useful Links for Unit 1
PDF 40KB

Useful Links for Unit 2
PDF 32KB

Useful Links for Unit 3
PDF 36KB

Useful Links for Unit 4
PDF 39KB

Useful Links for Unit 5
PDF 34KB

Useful Links for Unit 6
PDF 35KB

Year 12

Useful Links for Unit 1
PDF 42KB

Useful Links for Unit 2
PDF 39KB

Useful Links for Unit 3
PDF 40KB

Useful Links for Unit 4
PDF 40KB

Useful Links for Unit 5
PDF 38KB

Useful Links for Unit 6
PDF 41KB

 

 

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