Post 16 Opportunities Conference
This event is designed to offer students in Year 11 an insight into the variety of options available to them post 16. ER Events will invite a range of organisations into your school to conduct a carousel of activities and workshops covering topics such as; Why Go to Uni? Apprenticeships; A Career in Law; How to Finance University; A Career in Accountancy; Behaviour in the Workplace, and How to Gain Employment.
This event could also include our Cover Letter &/or How to Write a Successful CV workshop. This will help them to make choices about further education and work prospects. This event is ideal for a whole year group.
Aims & Objectives:
To offer students information and learn about the range of careers and further education options available to them and to gain confidence when speaking to adults. Also to enable students to:
· Recognise, develop and apply their skills for enterprise and employability
· Learn from contact with people who work
· Start effective planning for the future
What the students say:
“I really enjoyed meeting all the different companies and l liked the day being so interactive.” Prendergast Ladywell School
Numbers: Small groups to whole year group
Time frame: 4 periods to whole day
Rooming: Classrooms to match student cohort