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Individual World of Work

Individual World of Work pack for use at home – cost £10 +vat (post/packing free)

The cards can be played as a trumps style game, suitable for young people of all ages from 9.

Originally designed for use in the classroom, the WOW career card game has proven popular with parents and children.

Click here to buy your own deck of World of Work (WOW) cards, £10 per pack.

“I wish we’d had these when I was that age,” said one parent. “My son’s learned a load of stuff about different jobs just by playing the game with this friends.”

Another said: “It got her (my daughter) talking more about the kind of jobs she was interested in. And those she wouldn’t touch with a barge pole.”

Research by Institute of Education (Centre for Longitudinal Studies, 2012) shows children and young people do better at school if they have the goal of a job in mind.