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A guide to help students make decisions about their future and decide on the best route for them after they leave school at either 16 or 18. The volume includes information on the world of work, further education and higher education, taking a gap year or VSO work and much more. With mini case studies showing how other students have adapted to life after school, the text also includes information on applying for jobs and money matters.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Book | 240 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0749438738
  • 9780749438739

Table of contents

Part One Decisions: Overview Choosing a career; Options at 16 plus; Options at 18 plus. Part Two More education: Looking at education; Education at 16-19; Education at 18 plus. Part Three Work and training: Types of work; Training; Starting work. Part Four Applications and interviews: Ready, steady...; Research and applications; Interviews and tests. Part Five Other options: A gap year, and work and study abroad; Unpaid work; Self-employment. Part Six Help: Living away from home; Money; Working with parents and advisers; Special needs and equal opportunities; Problems.
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Author information

Joanna Grigg is a careers specialist and a professional writer.
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