After the success of ‘connectED’ in February, we are excited to announce that we will continue to support young people’s career development during these uncertain times with the return of connectED! Series 2 will be packed with even more business volunteers talking about key world of work topics for primary and secondary aged pupils. Now more than ever it’s vital for young people to engage in activities about their positive future steps.
Super Speakers – Primary Focus
Super Speakers is a series of live talks for upper key stage 2 children that cover relevant and engaging topics about working life to increase their understanding on how the skills they’re learning now will benefit them in the future.
In a live webinar format, lasting approx. 20 minutes in total, the talks are hosted by an experienced THEBP facilitator and supported by business volunteers.
The Power of the Working World
Thursday, 4th March: 10am – 10.20am
To celebrate National Careers Week, we’re asking business professionals important questions about jobs and the working world.
The Power of STEM
Thursday, 11th March: 10am – 10.20am
It’s British Science Week (8th – 14th March) and we have asked our Super Speakers to talk about their jobs in STEM. Discover how they use STEM at work and how you can apply your STEM skills in your future job.
The Power of Super Speaking
Thursday, 18th March: 10am – 10.20am
Learn top tips and advice from business professionals as you listen to their experiences with public speaking. Discover how they overcame their public speaking challenges to become Super Speakers!
The Power of Teamwork
Thursday, 25th March: 10am – 10.20am
Listen to our Super Speakers as they share their achievements of when they used the power of teamwork.
Inspirational Speakers – Secondary Focus
Inspirational Speakers is a series of webinars for secondary school students that cover relevant and engaging topics that focus on developing skills that they can benefit from now, as well as how they can be utilised during employment.
In a live webinar format, which now lasts an approx. 45 minutes in total, will be hosted by an experienced THEBP facilitator and supported by business volunteers.
Find Your Future
Wednesday, 3rd March: 3.30pm – 4.15pm
As part of National Careers Week, we are inviting graduates and apprentices to provide an insight into their jobs and the decisions they made to navigate into the world of work.
Changes and Challenges
Wednesday, 10th March: 3.30pm – 4.15pm
To celebrate #InternationalWomensDay2021 we’re hosting a panel discussing the stereotypes and challenges women face. Business volunteers will share real experiences and provide practical solutions to support young women. From challenge comes change, so join us as we #ChooseToChallenge.
Unmute! Acing Online Interviews
Wednesday, 17th March: 3.30pm – 4.15pm
Year 9 – 13
Gain practical tips and advice on how to ace an online video interview in preparation for your future college, university and/or job application – including an interview role play from our business professionals.
Perspectives and Progress
Wednesday, 24th March: 3.30pm – 4.15pm
Year 9 – 13
A chance to gain two perspectives and hear from experienced leaders about the importance of hiring young talent into their business as well as emerging leaders who are eager to share their ideas.
If you or your business can help support our series of programmes or would like to get involved, please contact: email@example.com
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