This 31-week self-paced course for KS5 provides careers enrichment with videos, quizzes and real world tasks to prepare learners for the workplace. 
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  • Build confidence and resilience
  • Identify skills and interests that are valuable for work 
  • Learn about finance and money
  • One hour per week for 31 weeks
  • Online videos, quizzes and real-world tasks
  • Worksheets, spreadsheets and speeches
  • Give and receive feedback from buddies
  • Certificates for CV and UCAS 
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Bow School, Tower Hamlets, London

"When I first heard about the National Talent Academy I knew this was something we needed to get involved with."

Danny Lye, Headteacher

Year 12 Learners tell their story

National Talent Academy learners at Bow School, Tower Hamlets, London talk about what inspires them to be successful. 
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Mohamed Sulaiman

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Orfa Zaman

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Raian Haque

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Rayan Kabondo

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Usman Tariq

Course Contents

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Free 30 minute consult

Wondering how National Talent Academy can work in your setting? Our consult covers:
  • Which learners will benefit most? 
  • 'Selling' the programme to learners?
  • Which colleagues to include? 
  • Timetabling and technology  
  • What support is provided?
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The easy way to provide careers enrichment for every learner. 

Quality careers provision

We help schools and colleges provide a high quality careers offering. 

NCFE Endorsed

Introduction to Futureproof Career Skills has been reviewed by a Subject Specialist and endorsed by NCFE.

Gatsby BM2

Learning from career and labour market information

Learners are introduced to skills and character qualities that will always be needed for work. 

Gatsby BM3

Addressing the needs of each pupil

Learners identify which of eight Portable Skills best suit their strengths and passions. 


Living in the Wider World

Topics include starting a business, assets, debt, managing your personal brand, getting a job and more.

Transferable employability skills

Covers communication in the workplace, workplace conduct, team working, problem solving, setting and meeting targets, self-evaluation, self-management skills, time management skills


What people are saying

Simon Pick

Assistant Head, Bridlington School, East Riding of Yorkshire

The National Talent Academy has been great for us. The programme is very easy to implement and use. Learners like it. Our cohort is 25% SEN and 50% FSM and they could all get through it. The forums say some inspectors spend a lot of time on careers, whereas others don't look at it all. It gives me peace of mind to have a certificated programme in place.

Hodo Mohamud

Careers Lead, Bow School, Tower Hamlets

The results have been remarkable. This is a valuable resource that every student should take advantage of. The platform is easy to navigate and the National Talent Academy team has been brilliant and helped every step of the way. 

Carl Kemp

Careers Lead, George Green's School, Tower Hamlets

I like the structure of the content from its questions to the styling. It's simple, easy to follow and super easy to deliver to a class of students. The model can also be delivered in small blocks of time, so it's super flexible and can be fitted into a busy school.


Our Futureproof Careers Framework

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

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.