Discover! Creative Careers Week 2024

Toolkits and resources

Discover! Creative Careers Week 2024 Schools and Colleges Toolkit

Featuring guidance on taking part, suggested activities, links to resources and more, our toolkit should give you everything you need to support your participation in Discover! Creative Careers Week 2024. 

Download the toolkit (opens as a PDF in a separate window)

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Industry-led resources to support your engagement

Our website hosts a range of resources that you may find useful when preparing for Discover! Creative Careers Week, including:

Lesson plans
Co-designed with industry experts and featuring accompanying film and PowerPoint resources, these meet several Gatsby Benchmarks and introduce students to working in different sectors of the creative industries.
Explore our lesson plans. 

Film resources
Created for students in Key Stages 3-5, these include short overview films of the different sub-sectors of the creative industries, as well as longer “where I work” films that involve several people discussing their job roles and career pathways.
Explore our film resources.

Careers finder
Designed for ages 11-18, the careers finder features over 500 job profiles from across the creative industries which includes careers information from our industry partners. Young people can filter searches according to their interests, skills and hobbies and can save their unique results page as a learning resource. You may choose to do this as a classroom activity or set it as an independent task.
Explore the careers finder.

Year-round online industry insight events

Alongside Discover! Creative Careers Week, we run a series of online panel discussions and Q&As that are led by industry and feature professionals as they share insight into their job roles, career journeys and the type of work they produce. 
Explore our upcoming events.

Training for teachers and careers leaders - get to know the creative industries

Our free online information sessions cover the basics of the creative industries so you can feel confident when discussing careers in this area with your students. These are delivered online and are focussed regionally to provide local industry insight. 
Explore our upcoming training dates.