NATIONAL TALENT ACADEMY for KS5

DEVELOPING FUTUREPROOF CAREER SKILLS

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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Benefits

  • 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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CASE STUDY

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. 

PSHE KS4

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

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What people are saying

Danny Lye

Headteacher, Bow School, Tower Hamlets

"It’s been fantastic to see the growing confidence, skills and raised aspirations of those students who have taken part. Hearing the young people talk about their heroes and those who inspire them, as part, of the programme was pretty special too. I am confident that involvement in the programme boosts our students chances of future success."

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."

Partners

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 endorsed online courses for essential work skills. The courses are the result of many years of R&D including partnerships with Manchester University and Morgan Stanley leading to a Futureproof Careers Framework. 

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.