Educator Hub

Educator Hub

Here you can find free activities and lesson plans to help develop your students’ employability skills.

Welcome to IGD’s Educator Hub!

The Educator Hub is filled with activities and lesson plans to help you develop your students’ employability skills and help them link curriculum to real life careers.

Whether you’re looking for ways to incorporate employability activities into your lessons or looking for an activity for careers day, our resources are flexible to suit your needs.



‘I believe these resources could become an integral part of the continuing careers programme delivered by our careers team as they place strong emphasis on subject choices and the broad range of skills required in the workplace.’- Karen Jefford, Careers Leader, Durrington High School

Why use our resources?

  • They link school subjects to careers, so you can use an activity in most lessons
  • They encourage students to identify their skills and strengths and understand how it prepares them for the world of work
  • They showcase real-life careers, helping students learn about roles and career pathways in the food and grocery industry (the UK’s largest private sector employer)

What will I get by registering?

  • Access to all lessons which include a lesson plan, classroom presentation and printable case studies
  • Student resources, packed with useful advice on CV writing, cover letters and interview techniques

Classroom activities

Help students understand the importance of employability skills and identify their skills and strengths.

Subjects mentioned: English and Maths

Help students understand the value of teamwork and how it’s used in the workplace.

Subjects mentioned: Science, Maths and PE

Students will see how important creativity is in the workplace.

Subjects mentioned: Maths, ICT/ Computing, Design and Technology and Science

This activity helps students understand what communication means and how they can demonstrate this skill in school.

Subjects mentioned: ICT/ Computing, Science and History

This activity helps students understand the value of teamwork and practical skills and gives them an insight into roles in manufacturing.

Subjects mentioned: English, Maths, ICT and Physics

This activity focusses on the role of science in the industry and how developing analytical skills can help with future careers.

Subjects mentioned: Maths and Science

Register now for free access!

As a charity we exist to upskill people working in, or looking to join, the food and grocery industry. To ensure our resources are having the desired effect we need you to register to prove you are using the resources and find them useful.

To access these free teaching resources please provide your details below. You’ll only need to register once.


About you

About your school / college / company

This handbook has been designed to support your careers programme and help prepare your students for making decisions about their future.

Download an informative poster on employability skills and a handbook for students, with advice on CV writing, cover letters and interview techniques.

Use any of our activities and provide feedback by the end of the school term to be entered into a prize draw to win a free guaranteed employability skills workshop in 2019.