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27/01/2020 11:27 am davidmoore
Apprenticeships with Morrisons available - February & March Assessment days now open! Information GHWY Staff January
09/01/2020 2:28 pm davidmoore
Social Sciences Teachers and Advisors Day 2020 13/02/2020 Location: University of Leeds Date: Thursday 13th February 2020 This day is designed to be an opportunity for school/ college based teachers and advisors and University admissions staff, academics and staff to learn from each other about the best ways to support young people in their transition from school or college onto Social Sciences in Higher Education. Workshops will cover a wide range of topics including information on course changes, admissions criteria, the student journey, work-placement opportunities, how the University of Leeds supports particular cohorts of students etc. The day will be an opportunity to share best practice, and to inform one another as to how to best support students. It will provide insight which will inform the CIAG you can offer students, as well as help us to better understand the students that transition to Higher Education. Places are open to Teachers and Advisors for students 11-16 AND 16+. Sessions include, but are not limited to: • Law at University of Leeds and the impact of the Solicitors Qualifying Exams • Which Business Degree – a guide to available degree programmes and making suitable choices. • Working with BTEC students at University of Leeds • Academic Skills & Knowledge – How students can critically engage with research and assessments in Social Science. • Social Science Foundation Year opportunities • Challenges of the contemporary political landscape on Higher Education for future generations. • What does Sociology and Social Policy look like? Learning Aims, Objectives and Outcomes. • Student Voices – Student perspectives on their transition to studying Social Sciences at University of Leeds • Supporting Students on Business degree programmes • Geography: Population & Health Issues • Q-Step & Nuffield Research Work Placement Opportunities • Plenary – Open Table Discussion • Lunch To secure your place please book on the link. Please note, places are limited. Information Teachers and Schools January
08/01/2020 12:07 pm davidmoore
DFN Project SEARCH is now open for applications for September 2020 DFN Project SEARCH offers a unique opportunity for young adults with learning disabilities, aged 18 to 25, to develop skills for the work place and be supported in their search for employment. Information Teachers and Schools January
04/12/2019 2:01 pm AliceT
That Oxford Girl - support for Oxbridge applicants 'That Oxford Girl' is a FREE educational access platform, providing an insight into both the application process and student life. Since its launch the platform has had over half-a-million views and the Instagram has over 33,000 followers. Written by 100+ current Oxford University students, from a diverse range of backgrounds, 'That Oxford Girl' would hugely benefit anyone in your network considering Oxbridge. Information Teachers and Schools December
27/11/2019 11:54 am JudahC
Leeds United Offer to Secondary schools Leeds United are doing a number of schools programmes this year and I'm planning on running a few in 2020. The one's I am namely interested in are: Leeds United Offer of groups of between 12-16 students: • p.21 Women Go set go • P.22. Mixed Gender "I can lead" award • P.28- Education day at Elland road • P.32 Careers day at Elland Road • P.36 Handling finances and understanding credit scores. Free workshop and can register your interest. * P.45 Free Assemblies on creating a winning team, leadership qualities, bullying, racism, and diversity. Information GHWY Staff November
21/11/2019 2:48 pm davidmoore
Bradford College Teachers & Advisors Conference 17/12/2019 As a teacher or advisor, this conference will provide you with a greater understanding of Access & Participation initiatives within Higher Education institutions and an understanding of the benefits to your school/community setting. Activity Teachers and Schools November
19/11/2019 1:30 pm davidmoore
Free tickets to The Big Bang Fair 2020 for young scientists & engineers Exciting theatre shows, hands-on activities, interactive workshops, excellent careers information and much more! Book your FREE tickets for The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair, 11-14 March 2020 at The NEC in Birmingham. Give your students a unique opportunity to explore where their future can take them at the UK's largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people. Workshop Young people November
19/11/2019 9:54 am davidmoore
Degree Apprenticeship - Retail 06/01/2020 Morrisons offers you the chance to be part of a different kind of retail business. You see, unlike our competitors, we own most of our own supply chain - we're both food makers and shopkeepers;. Whilst you’re working towards a degree and building your career with the teams that move millions of products from our distribution centres to our stores we pay all your course fees for you and you also get to work and earn a salary while you’re studying – so money is never a concern. Information Young people November
19/11/2019 9:29 am davidmoore
Community Engagement Officer - Bradford (0.6fte) (Fixed Term) 09/12/2019 Community Engagement Officer - Bradford (0.6fte) (Fixed Term) We are looking to recruit a Community Engagement Officer in the Student Recruitment and Outreach Team. The main objective of the post is to help raise the profile of Leeds Trinity University and achieve its student recruitment and outreach targets, particularly in relation to hard to reach communities. The postholder will be responsible managing and delivering community engagement, relating to student recruitment and outreach within the Bradford District. The postholder will also develop networks and build positive working relationships with schools, colleges, careers advisors and faith and community leaders within the Bradford District. Successful candidates should have strong proven community engagement skills and experience. Suitable candidates would be able to demonstrate the ability to exercise initiative and excellent communication skills. The ability to work independently as well as part of a team is a critical aspect of the role, as is a professional and flexible approach to work plus good organisational and time management skills. Hours of work will be 21 hours per week, based at Leeds Trinity University with regular travel across the Bradford district in particular. Employees of the University have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous contributory pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, on-site sport and fitness centre membership, car park permit scheme and Employee Assistance Programme. We also operate a free shuttle bus to Horsforth station and have an externally owned day nursery facility on campus, along with plenty of shopping, leisure and travel discounts available. Our Juice health and wellbeing platform provides the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities and includes high quality health articles relating to current national and University specific initiatives. CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Monday 9th December 2019 Apply at: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/jobs Sophia Milnes Student Recruitment and Outreach Manager Jobs GHWY Staff November
18/11/2019 10:20 am davidmoore
Summer Opportunities at LIPA (Year 12 NCOP Learners) Hi I am getting in touch with information about an exciting outreach opportunity offered by LIPA (The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts) this summer, which we'd love you to share with any Year 12 NCOP target learners - who are interested in applying to study performing arts or making performance possible courses at university for 2021 entry . Get Set is a three-day summer school which will take place in late July 2020. This is a free summer school and aims to help students: • Develop practical skills in performing arts or making performance possible subjects • Understand how to complete an application to a specialist performing arts institution like LIPA • Self-prepare for audition/interviews at specialist performing arts providers Our Get Set residential summer school – because of our funding criteria – is targeted exclusively towards students from neighbourhoods where participation in higher education is currently low. This is based on assessment of a student’s current postcode against a national index. Students can check their eligibility and express their interest to attend Get Set 2020 at: www.lipa.ac.uk/GetSet . We anticipate that the NCOP target learners that you engage with in your projects would fall within this criteria. I have attached our e-flyer to this email, if you could please share this opportunity with your wider team and any schools, colleges or learners who you think this may be beneficial to it would be greatly appreciated. If you would like any physical flyers also, please let me know and I can organise sending some in the post. Kind Regards Joelle Joelle Vella Schools and Colleges Liaison Officer 0151 330 3010 j.vella@lipa.ac.uk Activity Teachers and Schools November
14/11/2019 12:23 pm davidmoore
All About Apprenticeships November 2019 Information Teachers and Schools November
13/11/2019 12:42 am davidmoore
Vacancy for NCOP Higher Education Progression Officer at Beckfoot Oakbank in Keighley. 18/11/2019 Please see link to National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) Higher Education Progression Officer at Beckfoot Oakbank in Keighley. This is a great opportunity to support young people to raise their aspirations and achieve a higher education destination. Closing date: Monday 18th November (noon) We would be most grateful if you could promote to relevant colleagues/networks. Jobs GHWY Staff November
13/11/2019 12:20 am davidmoore
Interested in becoming a police officer? See attached posters Information Teachers and Schools November
13/11/2019 12:08 am davidmoore
Spark broadcasts Spark, who provide schools with free live streamed employer engagement careers events would like you to register for some of their free events/broadcasts. The next live streamed event is with BMW on 12th November at 9.10am focussing on careers in automotive technology. The stream will be hosted by the female racing champion, Rebecca Jackson, a live panel of young people will also discuss automotive careers and answer live questions from students across the country. This is free to all schools who register who will then be able to submit questions to the panel. I would normally include this in the newsletter, but with it only being a week away, I thought you might appreciate some notice. Information Teachers and Schools November
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