South East Midlands Careers Hub: Raising aspiration and opportunity

Organiser: SEMLEP

Venue: Theatre accessed via Shenley Brook End Sixth Form Centre, Shenley Brook End School. MK5 7ZT

Address: Shenley Brook End School
Walbank Grove
Shenley Brook End

Date & Time: 22 Feb 2023 - 7:30 am-10:00 am

Contact Email: [email protected]

Join us for the official launch of the South East Midlands Careers Hub.

Venue: Theatre accessed via Shenley Brook End Sixth Form Centre, Shenley Brook End School. MK5 7ZT

Our Careers Hub joins a national network of centres of excellence on a mission to improve careers outcomes for young people. It will achieve this by connecting local employers with schools and colleges to deliver world-class, cohesive and progressive careers education.

During this breakfast event, we’re delighted to be welcoming key note addresses from Oli De Botton, Chief Executive of the Careers and Enterprise Company and author, David Andrews OBE, a leading careers education and guidance consultant.

Event programme:

7.30am | Arrival and networking breakfast and provider market place

8.10am | Welcome address, Peter Horrocks CBE, Chair SEMLEP

8.15am | Keynote speaker, Oli De Botton, Chief Executive Careers and Enterprise Company. ‘Modern Careers education: a lever for school improvement and student motivation.’

8.30am | Panel discussion: perspectives of Careers Hub partners – including local employers, schools and colleges and young people

9.10am | Isobel Taylor, Strategic Hub Lead, and Mandy Green, Operational Hub Lead, Careers Hub. ‘Overview of South East Midlands Careers Hub priorities 2023 linking education and employment’

9.20am | Keynote speaker, David Andrews OBE, Author, Careers Education & Guidance Consultant. ‘Effective approaches to careers leadership in schools and colleges.’*

9.40am | Q&A and closing remarks, Isobel Taylor

* The Careers Leader Handbook will be gifted to Careers Leaders at the event, 1 copy to each school and college signed up to the South East Midlands Careers Hub.

We encourage sustainable travel or lift share. SEMLEP supports the decarbonisation of transport and progress towards net zero.

Future Careers Hub events will be hosted across the SEMLEP region

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