A Xello Feature for Every One of Your Careers Education, Information and Guidance Needs
Xello offers a robust set of features that tick all the boxes while also making careers education, information and guidance engaging and fun for your secondary school students. Discover what Xello has to offer.
Self-Knowledge & Skill-Building
Career Matchmaking Assessments
Using a series of assessments students discover careers that best suit their interests, personality, and skills. These assessments take the form of interactive quizzes that engage students in self-discovery and reflection, and improved self-awareness.
Skills Lab Assessment
Students self-report on how often they would like to use skills in their future career. They’re prompted to consider not only the skills they currently possess, but also those they may want to improve.
Learning Styles Assessment
Students gain an understanding of their unique learning styles, with clear feedback and concrete techniques to help them study and retain information.
Personalised Digital Portfolio
Students create a personal portfolio that represents who they are today and captures their plans for the future. Customisable background images and avatars encourage students to make the space their own, and a shareable link makes sharing their journey with their networks easy.
Turnkey Careers Education Curriculum
A fully-integrated careers curriculum of lessons designed to encourage reflection and help students apply learning. Lesson content teaches social-emotional competencies and practical skill-building and includes personalised content based on students’ saved careers and interests.
Academic & Career Readiness
Career Profiles & Interviews
Modern photography featuring real-life practitioners helps students envision themselves in a career, while they learn about the day in the life of a professional—including key tasks and workplace conditions, earnings by career stage, career demand, and more.
Students can explore careers grouped by common skills, knowledge, and industries—expanding their knowledge of options in a particular field.
Volunteer & Experience Hour Tracking
Students can track volunteer hours and create a visual timeline of their volunteer, education, work and life experiences, prompting reflection and learning from each experience.
Using the work students have already saved in Xello, students can quickly create a professional CV that meets the needs of today’s employers.
Work-Related Learning Opportunities
Work experience coordinators and staff can centralise employer opportunities into Xello, making it easy for students to discover and show interest in experiences that can help deepen their career exploration and understanding.
Help students find the path that’s best for them and prepare for life after school. Xello’s Plans tool teaches students about their pathway options and helps them build an actionable to-do list, while easy-to-read reports give educators the insights they need to provide tailored support and guidance.
Goals teaches students about goal-setting in an engaging and manageable way to help them understand how completing small steps influences their long-term plans. For educators, it gives them the insights they need to provide personalised feedback to support their students’ personal, academic, and social-emotional growth.
College and University Profiles
Xello’s database of all UK universities and colleges, gives students a clear picture of their post-secondary options. Students see the courses offered at a given campus, insights about graduate employment and salary, details about life on campus, cost calculators, important deadlines, application requirements and more so they can make study decisions with confidence.
A database of UK apprenticeships associated to provider for students to explore vocational routes. Profiles include summary information, employer and trainig centre details and salary information. Studetns can save and build plans around their preferred apprenticeships.
Courses on offer at further education proivders and sixth forms are available for students to explore, linked to the provider for further exploration. Students can save and build plans around their preferred courses.
Courses on offer at higher education institutions are available for students to explore, linked to the provider for further exploration. Students can save and build plans around their preferred courses.
Insightful Student Profiles
Access complete student profiles to see individual students’ career matches and assessment results, long-term goals, saved colleges and universities, experiences and more to support you in having more meaningful one-on-one conversations.
Demo Student Account
Every educator account includes a demo student account that lets you freely explore the student side of the program.
Dozens of real-time, ready-made reports easily track student student work, progress, and engagement in a visual, easy-to-understand format. Administrators, advisors and teachers can run unlimited reports and narrow data down to better understand students at an aggregate and per-student level.
Customised reporting gives you a clear view into how Xello’s lessons meet each requirement, as well as an easy to implement Compass+ report.
Proactively engage your students outside of the classroom and provide every student the level of support they need to complete tasks, meet deadlines, and successfully plan and achieve their study and career goals.
Parents and guardians can be invited to gain full visibility into their childs' future goals and plans so they can better support their learning and development. The read-only experience lets families see their child’s progress on lessons, course selection, and career and study exploration.
Parent Demo Accounts
Parents and guardians can try Xello and experience first hand what their child is working on in school. This includes the lessons they can take, skills inventories and personal assessments they can conduct, the different careers they can explore and learn more about, and how plans to achieve academic and future goals are developed.
Students create their very own space that reflects their unique skills, interests and achievements, helping them build self-awareness and start connecting the dots between who they are and possible career options.
Career Profiles & Discovery
Students are presented with rich, age-appropriate information about careers to ignite their interest in the world of work. With every career profile, students are encouraged to keep exploring careers, even those they might not know about, through discoverable content.
Students have the opportunity to set short-term and long-term goals. They’re introduced to effective goal setting frameworks and begin building longer range thinking skills.
Lessons help guide students through their experience in Xello, teaching them age appropriate skills to make school transition easier.
Centralised educator tools and reports standardise reporting across years 7-13 and across school groups or trusts. Educators can track student engagement and progress while gaining valuable insights about student interests, skills, and career preferences.
Accessible and Inclusive
Exceeds WCAG 2.0 AA Accessibility Standards
Xello supports students of all abilities by delivering a fully accessible experience with font sizes, contrast ratios, keyboard navigation, video captioning, and screen reader.
Fully Mobile Friendly
Inspire exploration beyond the classroom! Students can access and work in Xello from any device – including mobile, tablet and desktop.
Age-Appropriate Reading Level
Xello’s content is written at a year 7 reading level to ensure it is accessible, approachable, and easy-to-read for all learners.
Single Sign-On and Data Management
Xello's optional single sign-on (SSO) service for students and educators links the program directly to your student portal or learning management system, saving valuable classroom time.
Supported MIS Integrations
Xello integrates with dozens of MIS systems to securely exchange data making student, educator, and parent/guardian account creation, deactivation, and updates quick and easy. These include: Wonde, SIMS, Bromcom, Arbor, Skyward, PowerSchool, SchoolTool, go.edustar, Aeries, ED-FI, Edsembli, and more.
Classes and Group Creation
Xello will create groups for each class and students will be assigned. Custom groups can also be created for efficient assignment, tracking and reporting on specific subsets of students.
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