National Careers Week 2 to 6 March 2020

It's National Careers Week 2020 from 2 to 6 March. The council have some exciting opportunities for young people and education professionals.

2-6 March

Funding for skills builder

Skills Builder have secured funding to work with up to 20 more schools across East London on a first come first served basis. This is open to primary and secondary schools. The fully-funded Core membership includes (normally £900 a year):

  1. Leadership-level support to set goals aligned to your priorities
  2. 2 1-hour training sessions in school for teaching staff
  3. Access to the formative assessment and resources via the Hub 

Schools should contact Evelyn Haywood, Education Network Manager.

Tuesday 3 March

Post 16 Strategic Meeting

For headteachers or heads of sixth form. Taking place at Advance Technical Engineering and Construction Centre Hollydown Way, Leytonstone E11 4DD at 10am-12pm. 

Wednesday 4 March

Opportunities for Young People

The council apprenticeship team have a range of opportunities in childcare, customer services, administration and teaching assistants. Come along to our information and recruitment session at 1.30-3pm at Queens Road Learning Centre, 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow E17 8QR. 

You can call 07740046122 for more information. 

Wednesday 4 March

Supporting progression to Russell Group Universities

Waltham Forest is working with Advancing Access to offer training to teachers, Careers Leaders and Careers Advisers from all colleges and secondary schools in Waltham Forest aimed at supporting students’ progression to the 24 leading universities included in the Russell Group.

Please come along at 4pm to 6pm at Heathcote School, 96 Normanton Park Chingford, E4 6ES. 

Friday 6 March

Women in Construction and Built Environment

Come and join this information session which includes lunch and find out about career opportunities within the construction industry training board - CITB, Norse group and advance technical engineering and construction centre. 

Come along at 12pm-3pm at room one, Queens Road Learning Centre, 97 Queens Road Walthamstow, E17 8QR. 

All week

Survey: Evidence the impact of careers

A free careers resource developed in partnership between National Careers Week, the Institute of Student Employers and U-Explore. This survey has been designed for schools to capture student feedback on the activities they take part in during National Careers Week; and to identify which activities have had an impact on students’ future choices.  All schools and colleges taking part will receive a free report detailing their students’ responses.