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Useful Websites

Further Education

www.ychertfordshire.org
Jobs & Careers. Search for a college, sixth form or training.

https://www.careersbox.co.uk/
Careersbox is the national careers film library, a free careers resource showing hundreds of real people doing real jobs.

Employment 

www.apprenticeships.gov.uk 
This website helps young people find apprenticeships in the area of work most suited to them.

www.swrgroup.com
SWR Limited, The Astley Cooper School Enterprise Advisor, also a key provider in our Work Based Learning Programme.

Teachers & Employers

https://www.careersandenterprise.co.uk/
This national network connects schools and colleges with employers and careers programme providers and supports them to work together to provide young people with effective and high-quality encounters with the world of work.

Careers Week (01 March 2021)

Below is some information and links for this year's Careers week:

BT plc

Please see below the programme for the BT Careers Week Webinars (BT webinars.pdf) including all of the links required and some additional sessions to previously listed. 

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STEM Learning - We’ve put together this collection of resources, programmes and guidance to help you link careers to your lessons and celebrate National Careers Week with your students.

Stem Learning resources for Careers Week

WorldSkills UK

Spotlight Talks: Inspiring Careers Excellence is a fantastic opportunity for your students to hear from, and pitch questions to, role models, Skills Champions and apprentices across a range of sectors.

Find out more and register

We are proud to announce a brand new series of virtual insight sessions for Year 10 and above!

NHS NextGen Nurse Virtual Insight Sessions (KS4 + KS5):

Introduce Year 10-13 students to the four fields of nursing and pathways into nursing. Students will hear from a range of nurses at different points of their career and be able to ask any questions they have about this exciting career in a live Q&A.

 

Date

Start

Finish

Virtual Insight Topic

Wednesday 21st April 2021

14:00

15:00

Adult and Children's Nursing

Wednesday 28th April 2021

14:00

15:00

Mental Health Nursing

Wednesday 5th May 2021

14:00

15:00

Learning Disability Nursing

Wednesday 12th May 2021  (International Nurses Day)

14:00

15:00

Pathways into Nursing - Finale

 

Book here: You can book the NHS NextGen Nurse Virtual Insight Sessions here!

Dell Powering Potential Virtual Insight Sessions (KS4 + KS5):

A series of inspiring live, virtual events covering all things technology and careers in partnership with Dell and UK universities. Students will gain a unique insight into cutting-edge topics in tech, computer science and business fields. Hearing from expert speakers from across the country, students will:

●        Network with professionals / university representatives

●        Gain an in-depth insight into the world of work and the future job market

●        Engage in contemporary debates at the forefront of tech

●        Develop practical knowledge of a range of fields

Date

Start

Finish

Virtual Insight Topic

Tuesday 27th April 2021

14:00

15:00

Dell, AI and Ethics

Thursday 6th May 2021

15:00

16:00

Building your Brand

Tuesday 11th May 2021

14:00

15:00

Dell and Healthcare

Tuesday 18th May 2021

15:00

16:00

Dell and Robotics

Wednesday 26th May 2021

14:00

15:00

Dell and Sport

Thursday 27th May 2021

14:00

15:00

Digital (smart) Cities

Wednesday 9th June 2021

15:00

16:00

Code-along with me (practical workshop)

Thursday 17th June 2021

14:00

15:00

Dell, Alienware and Gaming

Thursday 24th June 2021

15:00

16:00

Dell and Cyber Security

Wednesday 30th June 2021

14:00

15:00

Dell and Sustainability

Tuesday 6th July 2021

15:00

16:00

How Business and Government uses IT in the 2020s

 

Book here: You can book the Dell Powering Potential Virtual Insight Sessions here!

If you would like any further information or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch, either via email or by phone on 0207 148 0934.

Take a look at the flyer attached and our website to find out more about our opportunities!

We look forward to hearing from you!

Army - Be the Best

Nurse. Bio-Medical Scientist. Chef. Cyber Engineer. Musician. HR Specialist. Tank Crewman. With over 76 entry level specialisms, the range of careers in the British Army might surprise you.

In each one of these roles there are opportunities to gain qualifications – with 98% of new soldiers starting an apprenticeship. Our new video takes you on a tour of roles across the Army’s seven career streams, and is perfect to show students this National Careers Week.

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National Careers Week – Insight into Army Careers virtual event - 5th March

 

LifeSkills

Barclays Life Skills - register today to access adapted career-focused lesson plans from LifeSkills created with Barclays, the free employability programme.

See details of tools and resources

Our Virtual Insight Week applications are now open. This programme is for students in Year 12 in England and Wales (Year 13 in Northern Ireland, or S5 in Scotland) and gives students the chance to gain new experiences, skills and confidence, as they take their first steps towards their career. Applications close on Sunday 14 March.

Explore PwC's Virtual Insight Week
Are your students in their final year of school and still deciding what to do this autumn?

Our School and College Leaver opportunities give students the chance to earn while they learn, and start their career straight from school. Encourage them to apply now to avoid missing out.
Click for School & College Leaver opportunities
For students looking for application process guidance

We’re excited to bring you the latest instalment of our Virtual Classroom a programme open to students between Years 10 and 13*. This month we’ll be focusing on our opportunities at PwC and our application process. We’ll also be running a session specifically for parents, carers and teachers.
Sign up to PwC's Virtual Classroom

For any additional resources for the classroom or homeschooling, please explore our Supporting a Student page.
*(Years 11 to 14 in Northern Ireland and S3 to S6 in Scotland)
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