CANDOO

CANDOO® is a fun and engaging game designed to get your students thinking about and discussing careers. It can be played as a game on its own or built into wider careers activities in your classroom.

The aim of the game is to build up skills and qualifications to complete your career path. You can complete your career path by collecting 4 out of 5 skills cards and a qualification card relevant to your career. Win by collecting the most points! Use life experiences cards to help you career, add bonus points to your career path or even prevent others from completing their career path!

Game help

Definitions: hover over the picture to see the definition of the word above.

Redundancy

Redundancy
If your job is no longer needed by a company or organisation, they might make you redundant. You will get a 'redundancy package' when you leave that will support you while you find other work.

CV

CV
A CV, or Curriculum Vitae, is a document that showcases all of your relevant education, experience and skills. You send a CV to companies or organisations that you want to work for.

Promotion

Promotion
You might get a promotion if you've been doing particularly well at your job, or if you have been in your job for a certain amount of time. You might get a new job title and a higher salary.

Reference

Reference
When applying for a job, your future employer might ask for a reference to confirm you have worked where you say you have worked. Your previous employer will give a statement about you or confirm that you have worked at that company or organisation.

Transferrable Skills

Transferrable skills
Transferrable skills are skills that you have developed in a certain industry, which you can then apply to a different industry.

Headhunted

Headhunted
If you have been headhunted, it means that someone has seen your profile, or knows about you, and wants you to work for or with them.

How to play

Download a set of instructions or watch the video below:

Career Related Learning

We are adding activities that can be used alongside CANDOO, in the classroom or at home. Please have a browse as they become available.