Work-readiness courses for ambitious students

Gain the knowledge, skills and confidence for an enjoyable, successful career

Online Courses and Qualifications

For Schools, Colleges and Individual Students
 

Schools & Colleges

  • Raise student aspirations
  • KS4 PSHE Living in the Wider World
  • Level 3 Awards in Futureproof Career Skills
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Students

  • Learn the key skills for success in a changing world
  • Level 1 National Talent Award in Understanding Futureproof Careers
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KS4 PSHE LIVING IN THE WIDER WORLD

This course offers a positive vision of the future and challenges young people to be ambitious. Created by successful EdTech entrepreneur David Jaffa.  

 
Raise student aspirations
All PSHE benchmarks covered
11 video-based lessons
Suitable for tutor time
Futureproof Careers framework

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First lesson free

Receive a fun 10-minute video lesson on Futureproof Careers.

KS4 PSHE Free Lesson

KS4 PSHE  Curriculum Guide

Download a PSHE KS4 Living the Wider World Curriculum Guide showing the lessons available and curriculum benchmarks covered.

 
 
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TEACHER

  • 1 Teacher License 
  • £80 for 1-year (£40 rebate if school buys) 
  • 14 day trial period
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SCHOOL 1-yr

  • School Site License
  • Up to 10 teacher logins
  • £250 for 1-year 
  • 14 day trial period
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SCHOOL 3-yr

  • School Site License
  • Up to 10 teacher logins
  • £600 for 3-years 
  • 14 day trial period
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OUR STUDENTS

 

Example Work

National Talent students did superb work during lockdown. Take a look...

Student Work

Futureproof Careers framework

 

Our Futureproof Careers framework helps prepare young people for a changing world.

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KS5 FUTUREPROOF CAREER AWARDS

 

Key features are:

  • Year 12
  • Supported by marquee employers 
  • All courseware and materials provided
  • Externally moderated and accredited
  • Suitable for non-specialist teacher (current staff member)
  • Dial-in experts and surprise guests
  • Supports the Gatsby Benchmarks

COURSE INCLUDES

39 Lessons (90-120 mins per week)

  • Character Strong
  • Portable Skills
  • Build Assets
  • Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Comprehensive Resources

  • Lesson Plans
  • Video introductions
  • Discussion questions
  • Worksheets 
  • Rubrics

Dial-in experts and surprise guests

Celebration Assembly

Certification

Opportunities with marquee employers students wouldn't otherwise get

Gatsby Benchmarks

 

NTA supports the Gatsby Benchmarks by challenging stereotypical thinking and raising aspirations. It is a selective program that takes ambitious young people, coaches them in workplace skills and opens doors to in internships and other opportunities with marquee companies they would not normally get. We help students identify and evidence their strengths, through a rigorous certification process.

STUDENT WORK

By National Talent Academy students

 

MARKETING TASK

Sports website created in 40 minutes.

Miaad Gaffer, Year 12, George Green's School, London Docklands

FOR STUDENTS

Gain the knowledge, skills and confidence for an enjoyable, successful career. Discover why everyone is talking about three essential elements needed for a Futureproof Career. 

 

FUTUREPROOF CAREERS

Our three-part Futureproof Careers framework highlights the skills and character qualities that will always be needed and valuable for work.

Portable Skills

Discover skills that will always be in demand whatever the future holds.

Character

Build the mindset of resilience and determination to overcome all obstacles in your path.

Assets

Learn how to build long term financial stability with our Financial Freedom blueprint.

Level 1 National Talent Award in Understanding Futureproof Careers

Take the first step towards an enjoyable, successful career with this introductory course, and get a Certificate of Achievement you can share with future employers. This three hour video-based course comes with quizzes and a workbook. It covers all three elements needed for a Futureproof Career.

CONTRIBUTORS

 

Rory Graves

Rory works at Morgan Stanley and brings his skills as a certified Toastmaster to presentation skills teaching at NTA.

Maxine Jaffa

Maxine has a background in teaching and neuropsychology. Her book 'Emotion' is a collaboration with Mark Solms, Antonio Damasio and Oliver Sacks.

Thor Conklin

Thor has founded, bought and sold several multi-million dollar businesses and is a peak performance consultant to several multi-millionaire entrepreneurs.

Emily Cotterill

Emily specialises in developing resources for PSHE, Citizenship and Careers and has ten years of experience teaching in inner city schools.

Dick Tomlinson

Dick is an international educational and business consultant. Developed a school for 350 developmentally disadvantaged students in North Carolina.

David Jaffa

David founded SAM Learning, an online learning tool used in hundreds of schools, and received the BETT Outstanding Achievement Award 2021.

NATIONAL TALENT ACADEMY

 

National Talent Academy provides cutting edge qualifications for a changing workplace. 

National Talent Academy was founded in 2020 by Cambridge graduate David Jaffa, who previously founded SAM Learning, an online learning tool for GCSE and KS3 used in hundreds of English secondary schools, and Penda Learning, an online Science and Math tool for US schools. David received the 2021 BETT Outstanding Achievement Award for his lifetime achievements in EdTech. 

 

CONTACT

National Talent Academy, c/o Jaffa Foundation, 3rd Floor, 1 Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2DT

Registered in England No 09353439 as a company limited by guarantee. 
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