Worktree’s ‘wonderful’ World of Work card game innovation cited in Parliament

by | Nov 15, 2018 | News

Worktree’s ‘wonderful’ World of Work card game innovation cited in Parliament

by | Nov 15, 2018 | News

Recently Worktree’s innovative World of Work card game was mentioned in a House of Lords debate about Careers Education for Students (see Hansard write up).

Lord Story said:

“When I was a primary school teacher, we invited parents from a whole range of professions to come and talk to the children. We used a carousel or speed-dating system, and, suddenly, the children’s perception of the world of work changed. We are not allowed to show things in the Chamber, and quite rightly so, but a wonderful careers game has been developed by a not-for-profit company in Milton Keynes. Do noble Lords know the game of Top Trumps? Well, this version is on careers. Children can look at every career and at how much you earn, what training is needed and how you go about the job. You can see primary school children in the playground playing Top Trumps Jobs—it really works.

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