Get up to Speed with Employability Summer Academy 2019

by Ecclesfield School, June 3, 2019

Get up to Speed with Employability Summer Academy throughout the summer holidays 2019 giving the opportunity to 14-18 year old students to gain valuable experiences of Industry and the Employability skills that employers are looking for.

Designed for young people keen to get a head start and a real taste of the world of work and for parents keen to help their son or daughter improve their employment and education prospects

The 2019 4 Day Summer Academy programmes commence on Monday 29th July, Monday 5th August (Doncaster Based), Monday 12th August and Monday 19th August.

Day 1 – Broadening Horizons – Introduction to industry and the world of work

Day 2 – A Day in Industry – company based day including tour and activity with guest presenters introducing different aspects of how a business operates

Day 3 – Make, Create, Innovate – fun, hands on team challenge putting the skills learned into practice, including team activities delivered by the Army.

Day 4 – What Employers Want Conference and Graduation – a full day conference where participants attend as business delegates and are supported by business leaders who facilitate the day’s activities. The day finishes with a graduation ceremony for participants and families.

“It was such a fantastic, beneficial experience and I am very grateful. It was the best way to spend part of my summer holidays!” Student aged 15.

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Delivered with support from employers this is a great opportunity to put your students at the front of the queue when it comes to understanding what opportunities are waiting for them and what employers are looking for in their future workforce. Parents are also invited to a graduation ceremony on the final day.