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Sprowston date for career help

Just Regional
Feb 8, 2013 2 mins read

Parents and carers will have the chance to find out more about the work market at a careers event at Sprowston Community High School.

The evening will be on Wednesday, March 6, 6 – 8pm and it will give parents/carers of students in all year groups the chance to become better informed about the changing world of work and opportunities available to young people.

The aim is also to help parents/carers to find out more about the support and resources available in the field of careers, to help raise aspirations of young people and assist them with making informed and positive choices.

The event starts at 6pm with a welcome and introduction from deputy head Liz Wood.

The rest of the evening programme is as follows:

6:10pm    Key facts about the choices for young people: Melinda O’Connor, Careers Adviser, Beacon East

6:20pm    The changing world of work . . . What does the future hold? Trish Judson, Employment and Skills Manager/Paul Wright, Apprenticeship Strategy Manager, Employment and Skills team, Children’s Services, Norfolk County Council.

6:35pm    What are employers looking for? Making the right impression and getting what you want. Catherine Houlihan, Head of News, ITV Anglia

6:50pm    The value of Higher Education. Why go to university? Trevor Smith, Outreach Manager, UEA

7:05pm   Optional sessions – three sessions of 10 minutes each. Topics available will include Apprenticeships through BCTS; Apprenticeships through City College; More about Higher Education; The helpyouchoose website – Norfolk’s careers and guidance website for young peopl; Advice and information on preparing CVs; Careers advice and guidance ‘drop in’

7:45pm   Refreshments and finish.

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