Careerpedia

What is Careerpedia?

Careerpedia is a unique, interactive and tailor made career engagement platform designed to fill the existing career information gap for students, teachers, parents and mentors. It can be experienced in different ways – print, interactive digital platforms, mentorship events and workshops.

Careerpedia Resources

The Careerpedia encyclopedia  is a reference  resource primarily  designed for the local  market containing relevant  and localized content approved by Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD). It  is a friendly careers encyclopedia detailing over 120 down to earth descriptions of  both traditional and emerging careers. It contains interviews by practicing professionals, essays by career professionals, information on subject combinations, accreditation and  remuneration as well as a directory of tertiary institutions ...read more

 

 

How we bring the resources to life

  1. Workshops in schools - Conducting career  workshops for students  especially form II & IV during subject and course/university selection and capacity building trainings for Career Teachers. We have conducted such workshops in over 400 secondary schools across 11 counties. The  sessions are specially designed to guide students through a self-discovery process where they identify who they are, what they can do and what they want to be. Students engage through a manual psychometric test which guides them on what careers they fit in. 
  2. Mentorship sessions for high school leavers - These mentorship sessions are aimed at demystifying vocational training and careers. While the government has put much effort to promote vocational careers and jobs through TVETs, there has been an increased misconception and stigmatization on technical institutions, well known as village polytechnics and blue color jobs. Most graduates exhibit sense of hopelessness on the next steps to take in life and education once KCPE/KCSE results....continue reading

Careerpedia Mentorship Network

 We have developed a diverse talent pool where students at all levels and professionals can engage in a mutually beneficial manner.  We invite both individual and corporate membership through alumni organizations, chamas and companies. To date, we have  signed up hundreds of mentors from across the various sectors. We build the capacity of both the mentors and mentees and  provide networking opportunities. Our offerings include but are not limited to:

  • Career    events at Storymoja Festivals
  • Workshops   for career teachers and Mentors
  • Mentorship events in schools
  • Mentorship walks

Join our mentorship program to become involved in the rise and growth of future leaders.

Join our mentorship network today