Schools can start providing career guidance from Grade 7 onwards.Some of the activities or ways in which schools can help are:
School counsellors/Career Counsellors:Students should have access to the school counsellor/career counsellor whose duties would include;
- Helping students choose a subject of study in 11th grade
- Ensuring career related information is easily available to the student
- Talking to students about careers
- Organizing career related events etc
- Advice on career planning, interests and academics
Class teachers/subject teachers-Guidance
- Class teachers or subject teachers should talk to students about career opportunities related to a specific subject, how academic progress is important for pursuing a specific career etc
Events at School
Principals/ management of schools can arrange specific career related activities or events to help students shortlist career options.
- Visit to a workplace and explanation of what specific departments do
- Parent-Teacher evenings to discuss career planning and options
- Organize campus tours to nearby colleges to help students explore courses
- Help students take a career assessment module online or at school
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