Welcome

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Young people
Professionals
Parents & carers
Young people

Read about the characters in our comics and see how they decide. Take a tour of Choose your own path to see what jobs and courses interest you.

Professionals

The Be What You Want campaign aims to help young people make informed decisions about what they want to do after they leave school. Our campaign materials include a resource for teachers which includes activities to support the aims of Curriculum for Excellence.

Parents & carers

Parents and carers have a huge role in breaking down gender stereotypes and making sure that their children feel pressured into decisions based on their gender. Choose your own path is a resource to help young people research different courses and jobs.

Taking action to support young people to be what they want to be will help tackle gender stereotyping and occupational segregation.

Comic strip stories

Find out how our six characters decided what they are going to do once they leave school.

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Real life case studies

Find out how about the paths our professionals; what they studied and what advice they can give you.

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The blog

SMART STEMs: Inspiring young women

Last week saw the SMART STEMs debut event hosted by Caledonian University which was attended by 500 young women aged between 11 and 18. The day included a mix of inspiring female speakers as well as practical breakout sessions which allowed participants to interact with technology.

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