Impact

Outcomes

EVALUATION OF CAREER WORKOUT 2017-18 to date (10.5.18)

Students

Since September 2017, 3870 students aged 11-18 participated in 103 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”
  • 20.4% overall increase in “I am confident talking to adults I don’t know”
  • 6.9% overall increase in “I am committed to learning and want to achieve”.

Work guests

In 2017-18 to date (10.5.18), 582 volunteer work guests from 164 MK companies have made a total of 1371 guest appearances and completed 912 post-session questionnaires showing:

  • 99.1% agreed “I enjoyed the session”, of which 78.2% strongly agreed
  • 99.1% agreed “I felt valued”, of which 66.2% strongly agreed
  • 96.9% agreed “I now feel more positive about my work”, of which 52.3% strongly agreed.

Teachers

since September 2017, 59 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 42.4% strongly agreed
  • 96.6% agreed “The session helped students to develop their employability skills”, of which 47.5% strongly agreed
  • 98.3% agreed “The session was important for students’ preparation for the world of work”, of which 66.1% strongly agreed.