Welcome to The Resource Portal
Jam-packed with inspiring interviews, activities, lesson plans and podcasts, The Resource Portal is about educating and inspiring young people from all backgrounds to step up and become the leaders of their lives.
Why should someone choose you? Whether it is a place at university, a work experience opportunity, a job or simply someone’s time to help, competition will be steep. Explore this section to get advice on how to be memorable and stand out from the crowd.
There are practical things everyone should know when it comes to getting a job; writing a brilliant cover letter and CV to showcasing the skills that employers are looking for. But what about launching a new business or becoming an entrepreneur straight from school? We've got it covered with these resources.
What skills do employers really want and how to improve your chances of success in the future, now
Diversity and inclusion are more than just buzzwords. Whether it's using cultural differences to your advantage or accessing fairer opportunities, here you'll find useful advice and information for helping young people celebrate differences and enter the workplace knowing what they bring to the world.
We shouldn't be afraid to fail. Employers don't expect someone to join their business and know all the answers - they're looking for people who are courageous learners who see every set back as a learning opportunity. In this section, people share their experiences and give honest advice for young people.
Could you define what a leader is? Until we really understand what leadership is, it's hard to know how to be a leader. Hear from a range of different leaders on what leadership means to them to help your students get closer to what type of leader they are.
We're all leading ourselves, all the time. The choices we make, the behaviour we choose and the actions we take are all within our gift. In this section, hear from people who share advice for students on how to lead themselves towards the life that's right for them.
What’s your advice to someone who’s looking to find the career and life that’s right for them?
What do you want to be known for? When young people know what their power is, they can channel this into making an impact - whether it's campaigning for climate change or making a difference in their local community. Hear from people who have done just that in this section.
Let's be proactive about our wellbeing and happiness. Whether it's feeling good enough, managing stress and anxiety or accepting that money isn't the only route to happiness, this section is all about moving towards a life that makes us happy.