Modules and collaborations

Over time the Talking Jobs team have collaborated with many organisations, working iteratively to refine the platform while creating new series of case studies for use in schools, pupil referral units, youth work, e-mentoring and beyond.

The Original Talking Jobs Module

40 Interviews 32 Questions
Careers Education

a cross sector module

a cross sector module

Summary

The 40 interviewees in this module were put forward by their colleagues and employers. It was developed to provide a useful snapshot of UK society for young people to explore and features responses to 32 in-depth questions about work learning and life. These case studies can also be found in the Talking Jobs Randomiser shared with TES Growing Ambitions.

The Sustainability Module

8 Interviews 15 Questions
Careers Education

A collaboration with

A collaboration with

Welcome to the Sustainability Module

STEM Sussex and the Green Growth Platform will be piloting a series of in-school workshops during the 2017 academic year concerning careers and skills in the Green sector. This series of video case studies was commissioned to seed classroom discussion to help schools explore this diverse and rapidly expanding sector. STEM Sussex is the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths outreach department of the University of Brighton.

The Health Module

10 Interviews 30 Questions
Careers Education

an e-mentoring collaboration with

an e-mentoring collaboration with

Summary

The Health Module was supported by Aimhigher Sussex and included 10 interviews with staff from Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals and NHS Sussex. During 2014 and 2015 the module was integrated into Brightside Trust work with NHS Careers for targeted e-mentoring with school students and NEETS. A capture of this collaboration can be found on the blog.

The Gloucester YST Module

14 Interviews 15 Questions
Careers Education

a collaboration with

a collaboration with

Summary

This module holds 14 interviews with people living and working in Gloucestershire all asked the same questions about work, learning and life. This collaboration is a pilot project between the Gloucestershire Prospects Youth Support Team and Talking Jobs. This project aims to raise the profile of employment opportunities for young people who might find it difficult to get into work. The project shows interviews with people who have managed to settle themselves in a career or job after facing some kind of barriers/problems to gaining employment. The aim is to raise the aspirations of young people currently facing similar barriers and show them that you can still achieve your goals.

The Turning Points Module

7 Interviews 33 Questions
Careers Education

A collaboration with College Central PRUs

A collaboration with College Central PRUs

Summary

This module holds interviews with people who struggled at school due to special educational needs or exclusion, or who overcame other challenges on their path to employment. This project was a collaboration with College Central, Eastbourne and funded by East Sussex Country Council.

The Countryside Module

8 Interviews 30 Questions
Careers Education

a collaboration with

a collaboration with

Summary

The Countryside Module was produced in collaboration with Plumpton College and supported by Aimhigher Sussex. It includes eight in-depth case studies with people living and working in the countryside. This module was then adopted by the Standards and Learning Effectiveness Service for East Sussex County Council as part of the drive towards schools gaining the Investor in Careers award.

The Brighton and Hove Module

12 Interviews 30 Questions
Careers Education

a collaboration with

a collaboration with

Summary

The 12 interviews in this module were directed by FE students as assessed coursework for their BTEC National Certificate in Moving Image. This project was developed in collaboration with City College Brighton and Hove, the local community and the Talking Jobs team and was supported by Aimhigher Sussex

The Generation Gap

14 Interviews 20 Questions
Experimental Module

a collaboration with

a collaboration with

Summary

What does the term generation gap mean and do we all understand it in the same way?

The TEDx Brighton team hit the streets to ask people about some intergenerational themes as an accompaniment to the 2012 event. The resulting module was then published through the Talking Jobs platform and embedded in the TEDx Brighton website and also made available on a touch sensitive kiosk at the event.

The Weather Memory Bank

23 Interviews 10 Questions
Experimental Module

A collaboration between

A collaboration between

Summary

This project investigates how people relate to and remember their local weather and particular weather events they have experienced throughout their lives. We are also interested in what or whom informs their understanding of climate change. Different experiences and memories are central to the way in which information on long-term climate change, and short-lived weather events, is gathered and transmitted across generations. iPad users will need to enable cookies in Safari settings to submit their Weather Memories.

The Talking Jobs Randomiser

40 Interviews 32 Questions
Careers Education

In collaboration with

In collaboration with

Summary

The 40 interviewees in this module were put forward by their colleagues and employers. It was developed to provide a useful snapshot of UK society for young people to explore and feautres responses to 32 in-depth questions about work learning and life. These case studies can also be found in the Talking Jobs Randomiser shared with TES Growing Ambitions.