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Same but different

The world of work
BGE Second Level
Compare and contrast school life to the working world by showing your students that the skills they learn in school will be useful and relevant to their careers.

Getting started

Learning intention ​​​​​​​

Students will learn ways in which the world of work is similar to and different from being at school.

Success criteria

Students can:

  • list things they do in school and how they link to the world of work
  • identify their likes and dislikes

Before you start


These are suggested timescales and will vary dependent on your group:

  • 45 to 60 minutes

Suitable for

  • This lesson is suitable for Second level.