Careers Education during a pandemic: What Works?

So you’re finding fewer opportunities for engagement with employers and training providers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  There are a range of ways in which you can still provide access for students to employers and employer experience, careers Education during a pandemic could include:

  • Employer Encounters via virtual platforms 
  • Asking employers to film or take photos of their workplace 
  • Virtual work experience
  • Careers guidance via telephone, use of virtual technology 
  • Use of Microsoft or Google forms 
  • Virtual college tours (however college visits will be able to happen soon, subject to testing) 
  • Certificates/rewards to drive attendance 
  • Short (and fun) group interventions 
  • Catch up/distance learning opportunities 
  • Pupil and or Parent drop-in sessions 
  • Introduction presentations and videos – pre-session information 

These are just a few examples of what your careers education during a pandemic could look like. Our team of career experts has many more. To find out how we can help you, call Carmel Skidmore or Chloe Elliott on 0151 600 7700 or email

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