Embracing Talent Workshop

Embracing Talent Workshop


Minimum Age: 14-19

Duration: 1

Industry: Education/Teaching

Application deadline: 12/07/2022

Dates: 20/07/2022 – 20/07/2022

Embracing Talent is an Employability course targeting Key St4/5 (year 12/14 pupils). Delivered over three hours, it provides participants with an opportunity to develop a range of skills needed for the workplace or preparing for HE/FE. This research informed course has been designed in partnership with Career Ready and Business in the Community, alongside Industry Partners. The course primarily takes its steer from findings in the Northern Ireland Skills Barometer 2019.

Embracing Talent is filled with interactive online lectures and presentations as well as challenging online tasks, all designed to foster skills development in pupils. Each lesson also contains an Industry Insight segment featuring a prominent local business person providing their advice for young people.

The key to Embracing Talent is simple; not only do we outline WHICH skills employers are seeking, we tell you HOW you can develop these skills.

During the course you will engin four lessons.

· Lesson 0: Pre-programme Evaluation,

· Lesson 1: Understanding Who I Am,

· Lesson 2: Time Management & Organisation,

· Lesson 3: Communication & Teamwork.

Upon completion you will be awarded an Ulster University Certificate of Completion. You will then have the opportunity to extend your skillset by completing Part 2 of this course (using our online Schools Outreach Academy) with a further 3 interactive lessons covering:Leadership,Commercial Awareness & Problem Solving and Self Confidence & Adaptability.

When applying, answer the following questions

  • What knowledge would you like to take away from the day?
  • What one question would you like to ask an employer?

More about what we do:

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Listening
 Speaking
 Problem Solving
 Creativity
 Leadership
 Teamwork

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