Aged 16+ with University or college in your sights? Will your chosen course feature essay writing and researching? If so, then this is the event you’ve been waiting for!
Welcome to our See My Skills: Writing the perfect CV and honing your interview skills resource page.
Writing the perfect CV and honing your interview skills resource page shares tangible insights into building a marketable CV and provides practical tips for interview skills.
Our panel discusses a wide range of challenges that visually impaired young people face when looking for a job.
Organising Work Experience, Volunteering and Careers Advice resource page shares advice on where to find work experience from employment experts. Our panel reflects on their own experiences discussing self-advocacy skills and building confidence.
A Foot in the Door with Disability Placement Schemes resource page talks to young professionals about their personal experiences of Disability Placement schemes and how it helped them find their ideal roles.
Looking for your first step on the career ladder or are you ready to move your vocation into the fast lane? See My Skills: How to land your dream job; Building Your Tech Skills resource will give you the information and tools to get the tech skills needed for the workplace.
In March 2022 LOOK UK and Vision Foundation co-hosted a landmark conference for visually impaired 16-24 year olds. The aim of this ambitious online event was to give practical solutions to the barriers and challenges that exist for young people seeking employment.
In recognition of School Diversity Week, we shine a light on how inclusive mainstream schools are for the VI community. LOOK mentors and mentees share their experiences of the education system, the support they received and where they feel schools fall short.
Transitions are always a key point in a VI child or young persons life. Having the right equipment in place and the skills to use them makes a huge difference. In this session we focus on best practice provision, when new assistive technology should be introduced and how we can support what happens at home.
Heading off to Uni? Worried about telling new people about your VI? LOOK mentor Abbie has been there, done that and offers advice on how you can do it, too.
Our Parent Support Officer, Jane, has compiled this handy resource with the help of LOOK’s Parent Support Group.
LOOK’s Parent Support Officer, Jane Ring, shares crucial insights and top tips from parents and VI young people in this valuable resource about transitioning through school.