World of Work (WOW) is a teaching resource currently being used in more than 500 UK schools.
Our WOW resources include trumps-style cards to get young people thinking and talking about their future in work. Each card shows a different job with facts and figures about that job: Number of jobs in the UK, Qualifications, Starting pay, Average pay, Speaking & Listening, Physical Fitness. After playing with these cards, young people will be have broader awareness of the quantities and requirements of different jobs.
There are two WOW resource packs for schools:
- Young Adults World of Work (YAWOW) – cards, session plans and guidance for teachers or trainers of young adults aged 14-19, including careers advisers.
- Primary World of Work (PWOW) – cards, session plans and guidance for teachers of children aged 9-14.
For individuals, we have: