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Get Ahead

Get Ahead is a toolkit and resource co-produced with and for disabled young people. The newsletter and magazine will help you navigate the wide range of information and resources that are available in post-16 education, training, and work. It is a platform where young people can have their voice heard and share the many talents they have.

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 Email: getahead@disabilityrightsuk.org

Toolkits and Resources 

Get Ahead Magazine

Get Ahead Magazine- issue 1 - with information on building a profile, CV's and job searching

Get Ahead Magazine- issue 2 - with information on inclusive apprenticeships, traineeships and supported internships

Get Ahead Magazine- issue 3 - with information on Further and Higher Education, support and learner experiences

Get Ahead Magazine- issue 4 - with information on the Social Model of Disability and a discussion on language and identity

Get Ahead Magazine issue 5 - with information on post -16 education, training and work options, going to university, students and the Equality Act 2010

Get Ahead Magazine Issue 6 - with information on careers choices, the jobcentrePlus, CV's, job shadowing, adjustment passports, fantastic artwork


Get Ahead Newsletter 

Get Ahead Newsletter-issue 1

Get Ahead Newsletter- issue 2

Get Ahead Newsletter- issue 3

Get Ahead Newsletter- issue 4

Get Ahead Newsletter -issue 5- January 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter -issue 6- February 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter -issue 7- March 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter- issue 8- April 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter -issue 9- May 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter -issue 10 June 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter -issue 11 July 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter -issue 12- August 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter - issue 13- September 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter -Issue 14- October 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter -issue 15- November 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter -issue 16- December 2021

Get Ahead Newsletter -issue 17- January 2022

Get Ahead Newsletter - issue 18 

Get Ahead Newsletter - issue 19

Get Ahead Newsletter - issue 20

Get Ahead Newsletter - issue 21

Get Ahead Newsletter - issue22

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Get Ahead Magazine-issue 1- text only

Get Ahead Newsletter-issue1-text only


CV Toolkit

What is a CV?

Compare and Contrast 2 CVs

why a video CV is a good idea. With link to Youtube videoCV

Explore how a video CV can improve your profile with Superpeople

 Build a 3-Dimensional profile with Naturally Talented ME
Apprentice personal stories


One -page -profile

Georgie Ralphs presented a webinar on the benefits of a one-page-profile and why this has been useful throughout her life, how it has been instrumental in helping people who meet her to better understand what matters to her, what she is good at, and how they can provide great support.


How Can Virtual Reality (VR) Technology Help Disabled Young People?