These pages contain simple ideas to help children and young people learn about choices in life, to manage expectations and hopes when making decisions.
Your child or young person should experience opportunities which raise their awareness of future choices and their own expectations and aspirations.
Your child or young person should also experience opportunities which raise their awareness of stereotypes about jobs and choices in life. Find out more about gender balance.
They will develop skills for personal planning and making decisions in the context of curriculum, learning and achievement. Your child or young person will develop the skills and attributes they will need to be able to achieve and sustain positive destinations beyond school.
As the demands and employment patterns are changing, it is particularly important for all young people to develop high levels of skill and understanding of the world of work, training and lifelong learning so that they can embrace opportunities.
Children in their early years and Primary 1, as well as some older children, will be working at the Early level of Curriculum for Excellence. Find out more about curriculum levels.
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