Impact

Outcomes

EVALUATION OF CAREER WORKOUT 2017-18 to date (1.3.18)

Students

Since September 2017, 2919 students aged 11-18 participated in 75 Career WorkOut sessions and completed pre- and post-session questionnaires which showed:

  • 13.8% overall increase in “I am confident making choices about my future work options”
  • 20.0% overall increase in “I am confident talking to adults I don’t know”
  • 7.1% overall increase in “I am committed to learning and want to achieve”.

Work guests

Since September 2017, 436 volunteer work guests from 129 companies made a total of 742 guest appearances and completed 660 post-session questionnaires showing:

  • 99.4% agreed “I enjoyed the session”, of which 81.5% strongly agreed
  • 99.4% agreed “I felt valued”, of which 68.5% strongly agreed
  • 96.8% agreed “I now feel more positive about my work”, of which 51.8% strongly agreed.

Teachers

since September 2017, 45 teachers from ten schools completed post-session questionnaires showing:

  • 100.0% agreed “The session helped students make choices about their future work options”, of which 42.2% strongly agreed
  • 95.6% agreed “The session helped students to develop their employability skills”, of which 42.2% strongly agreed
  • 97.8% agreed “The session was important for students’ preparation for the world of work”, of which 62.2% strongly agreed.