Career Management Skills (CMS) CLPL

This is one of four training modules in Career Education.  There are also sections on The Career Education Standard; Labour Market Information (LMI); Skills.  This section is on Career Management  Skills: Self, Strengths, Horizons and Networks.  We explore the mandate for these to be taught in Primary and Secondary contexts, what these could look like in practice and resources to support the teaching of these.

Why Career Management Skills?

This first video sets out the background to and context for Career Management Skills and establishes the mandate for teaching these.

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How do Career Management Skills work in Practice?

This video shares examples of classroom practice for teaching and embedding the four capacities in career management skills: self, strength, horizons and networks.

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Resources

These videos give examples of resources available via the My Wow platform to aid and support the teaching of CMS.

These resources may be more useful for Early Level to end of BGE.

These resources may be more useful for Second Level to end of Secondary School.

This section was an introduction to Career Management Skills.  Your next steps might be to look at  Labour Market Information (LMI)Skills.  These sections of this CLPL come with practical examples of what career education could look like in your classroom and which resources might be useful for this.