10 March, 2022
Nadhim Zahawi – Secretary of State for Education
10/03/2022 Nadhim Zahawi KS 4-5 / S 4-6 The Secretary of State for Education, Nadhim Zahawi, speaks to students at Sheffield Park Academy on the importance of work experience and the options available after leaving education. Nadhim also shares challenges he has overcome and life advice.
10 February, 2021
A closer look into Experience Nursing
In January 2021, Speakers for Schools and the Perceptions of Nursing team who work with NHS England and NHS Improvement teamed up to show young people what a career in nursing is actually like. Together we have opened the door for over 1,350 young people to find out more about nursing through virtual work experience. Alongside the work experience placements and insight days, we are also hosting inspirational talks from the likes of: Professor Dame Donna Kinnair DBE, Chief Executive and General Secretary of Royal College of Nursing, Patrick Nayarumbu, Director of Strategy, People and Partnerships at Birmingham and Solihull […]
14 December, 2020
Industry leaders partner with Tees Valley charity and national charity to inspire future generations
As the UK turns its focus to life beyond COVID-19, businesses and schools must look ahead to what the future holds for economic recovery and for the next generation. Leading industries throughout Tees Valley are joining an ambitious work experience programme aimed at providing online career opportunities for young people. The new virtual work experience scheme will connect young people with local industries such as shipping, finance, law, media and engineering, all at the click of a button. After the unprecedented challenges of this year, local charity High Tide Foundation had to pause its on-site work placements for young people. […]
7 May, 2020
How to Prepare for the Squiggly World of Work with Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper
How to Prepare for the Squiggly World of Work with Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis Age: KS4 & 5 / S4 – 6 Subject: PSHE Topic: World of Work Authors of The Squiggly Career, Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis, shared practical tools, exercises and actions to help you grow in confidence, stay curious and ultimately prepare for, and enjoy, the squiggly world of work.