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  • Work Experience Visit Service

    Work Experience Visit Service

    2018 has been another very busy and successful year for the work experience team. In addition to supporting the 15 Bromley and Bexley schools that signed up to our Work Experience Support Package, the team processed over 4,000 database checks and carried out over 300 pre-placement visits adding to our database of over 15,000 employers. It’s always encouraging to hear that the support we provide is valued and appreciated with one scho...
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  • Student Conference - What's it like to work in Health & Social Care?

    Student Conference - What's it like to work in Health & Social Care? Tuesday 2nd October 2018 (9.15am - 3.00pm) Bromley Youth Music Centre, BR2 8AA The health and care sector encompasses staff involved in direct care and opportunities exist in the statutory, private and voluntary provision of care services. This one-day work related learning conference will support students undertaking health and social care and child development courses at KS4 and KS5. The programme will include interactive workshops and keynote speeches delivered by a range of professionals working in...
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  • LBB Work Experience 2017/18

    LBB Work Experience 2017/18

    Bromley Education Business Partnership continues to coordinate the Council’s work experience scheme. This year, we received 34 applications from students in years 10, 11 and 12. Max Mulcahy, work experience placements coordinator, worked to promote the value of work experience and managed to secure placements in a range of departments including Libraries, IT, Bromley Children Project, Democratic Services, Commissioning, Adult Social Care, Public Health and Housing Needs.  Feedback from managers and students was very positive with one of the students being offer...
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  • Employers go back to school!

    Over 20 volunteer employers from local and national business and the community spent last Friday 13th July back at school.  They worked with 260 students from Year 10 helping them to be better prepared for the world of work.  The volunteers worked with a group of 6/7 young people and took them through a number of activities to help them better understand the range of opportunities open to them when they finish their studies.  It was a very hot day but that didn’t deter the students from really engaging and chatting with the employers to find out more about their line of work.  One of the key aims was for each young person to produce a draft CV which they did with the help of the employers.  The stud...
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  • Jobs Fair brings young people and employers together

    Jobs Fair brings young people and employers together

    Bromley’s Youth Employment Scheme (YES) delivered by Bromley Education Business Partnership held their third annual Jobs Fair at the Bromley Central Library last Friday 6th July.  90 young people from the local area who are currently looking for work dropped in during the morning to find out more about the opportunities available. Over 25 local and national employer organisations were represented at the event covering a range of work sectors. These included painting & decorating with Bell Group, Cleverbox (a local web design company), Greggs, Kings College Hospital and MyTime Active. Employers and training providers brought along ‘live’ job/training opportunities to promote and talk through with the young p...
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