A parents' toolkit for career conversations

When it comes to education and careers, parents, carers, and guardians are the biggest influence in young people’s lives. Talking Futures is a resource created to help you have informed and constructive conversations with your child about the different training and education pathways available to them.

Parents Advice for Career Conversations - Talking Futures

A parents' toolkit for career conversations

When it comes to education and careers, parents, carers, and guardians are the biggest influence in young people’s lives. Talking Futures is a resource created to help you have informed and constructive conversations with your child about the different training and education pathways available to them.

Working out the working life they’d like

Delivered by The Gatsby Charitable Foundation

Benchmarks for Good
Career Guidance

Gatsby created the Benchmarks for Good Career Guidance for all schools and colleges in England. Now we want to strengthen the support for parents, carers and guardians.

Working with
employers

As a result of Gatsby’s work in schools, 3.3 million young people now have regular opportunities to meet, talk with or hear from employers – up 70% in two years.

Our founder
and team

Gatsby was established by businessman and donor Lord Sainsbury and has a dedicated team focused on education policy.

Working
together

In collaboration with schools and colleges, the government and other education bodies, we’re helping parents to help their children find the right pathway for them.