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31 July 2018

Career Footsteps at Aycliffe Secure Centre

31 July 2018

Career Footsteps finished this academic year’s series of events with a visit to Newton Aycliffe, home of Aycliffe Secure Centre. A secure environment for vulnerable children aged 10 to 18, Aycliffe Secure Centre welcomed volunteers from the world of work to talk to the students there about their jobs and show them what they can […]

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30 July 2018

Career Footsteps at Dearne Advanced Learning Centre

30 July 2018

The penultimate Career Footsteps event was set under the backdrop of the Dearne Valley in Yorkshire. On Friday 13 July, the year nine students at Dearne Advanced Learning Centre (ALC) were joined by volunteers from a diverse range of jobs for a careers speed networking session.

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27 July 2018

Career Foosteps at The John Cabot Academy

27 July 2018

Career Footsteps recently made a journey to Bristol, a port city with a rich maritime history and the proud home of John Cabot who sailed across the Atlantic and named Newfoundland in Canada. On the July 9, students at the John Cabot Academy welcomed Career Footsteps and a range a volunteers from a vocational training background.

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25 July 2018

Primary Futures to launch in Uganda

25 July 2018

On the 10th August 2018 the Good Shepherd School Katwadde in the Masake District of Uganda are holding a Primary Futures event. The school is located in a particularly deprived rural area, a five-hour drive from the capital Kampala. John Ssentamu the Head Teacher contacted Education and Employers a couple of years ago having seen a clip about Primary Futures and the impact it was having on children, esp from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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25 July 2018

Career Footsteps at Melland High School

25 July 2018

Melland High School, a specialist SEN school in Manchester, welcomed Career Footsteps. Volunteers, who took a range of vocational routes into the world of work, were welcomed to Melland High School. Students from year 7 to 14 had the opportunity to ask them questions about their careers and the route they took to get there.

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24 July 2018

Inspiring the Future of Apprenticeships with London Early Years Foundation

24 July 2018

On Friday 13 July, students from Central Foundation Girls' School, Lilian Baylis School, Fulham College and Harris Academy South Norwood were provided with the opportunity to talk to both the Education and Employers and London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) teams about apprenticeships. The morning consisted of talks about apprenticeships, and an introduction to the apprenticeships available at LEYF.

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20 July 2018

Celebrating the NHS turning 70

20 July 2018

The National Health Service turned 70 on 5 July 2018. We saw this as the perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions, to recognise and thank the extraordinary NHS staff and to inspire the future NHS workforce. Which is why on Tuesday 17 July we ran the first […]

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10 July 2018

GlaxoSmithKline and Inspiring the Future Apprenticeship Event

10 July 2018

Staff at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) recently welcomed 30 students from three different schools to their offices in Ware for an event designed to give the students a more in-depth understanding of what apprenticeships are. This event was ran as part the Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools project (ASK), a project to increase the awareness and understanding of apprenticeships. Education and Employers is the delivery partner to London and the South.

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9 July 2018

Career Footsteps at Sandbach High School

9 July 2018

In a summer term full of Career Footsteps events, the next school to welcome volunteers from the world of work was Sandbach High School and Sixth Form on 27 of June. This event consisted of four workshops from professionals from several different fields with one thing in common: they have all taken a vocational path to success.

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