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  • Educational Visits Coordinator Training - 8th & 9th February 2021

    We are pleased to announce that we have arranged Educational Visits Coordinator Training to take place on 8th and 9th February 2021.  This bespoke session, which is exclusively for Bromley schools in the London Borough of Bromley's Educational Visits Service Package, will be delivered remotely by Jake, Education Visits Adviser and our Outdoor Education Consultant, Clive.  As well as receiving comprehensive and up-to-date training in the role and responsibilities of an EVC, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and share knowledge with EVCs from other Bromley...
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  • Update from our Partners

    Bromley Education Business Partnership does just that - in providing the link between schools/young people and employers.  Unfortunately, coronavirus has had a significant impact on both groups and government guidelines regarding C19, due to the recent rise in coronavirus cases, mean we will not be working in the face to face way to support young people for some time. We have consulted with our key contacts at Bromley schools to find out how we might better support young people with work related learning in this new world.  The responses indicate they are still keen for help with advice and guidance for young people and specifically with 1:1 bespoke job seeking.  The schools are keen for us to run our employability eve...
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  • Success stories in light of the pandemic

    Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, the job market has changed dramatically.  Bromley EBP has been working with several young people on the YES project and unfortunately during the usual monitoring process we discovered that some previously successful apprentices had been furloughed and, in some cases, made redundant.  It’s not all doom and gloom though – since June nine young people have managed to secure employment and three have decided to return to college to gain additional qualifications. The motivation and determination of these young people is astonishing and inspiring.  Despite all the setbacks and the challenging circumstances, including online assessments and interviews, they have not given up. The employment secured includes a three-year degree apprenticeship in Field Engineering with Arqiva in Wrotham and a Level 3 Apprenticeship...
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  • Careers/Jobs Fair - Update

    We were hoping to be able to hold our Jobs Fair at Bromley Central Library on Wednesday 30th September.  Unfortunately, due to restrictions still in place, this will not possible.    We are currently unable to confirm a new date.  However, we are committed to supporting young people in Bromley into employment and our aim is to hold this event once restrictions are eased and it is safe and practical to do so.     Keep an eye on our website and Twitter for updates.
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  • Information and support for businesses during COVID-19

    In this special edition of the Council’s business e-bulletin, read about the Government’s plans for recovery, the Council’s public consultation process to shape Bromley and Orpington Town Centres and information on the re-opening of more business sectors. Additionally you’ll find information about a range of local business groups and events ready to support your business. The information in this e-bulletin is accurate on 13 July 2020. Stay informed at www.bromley.gov.uk/Covid-19BusinessSupport Have a say in the future of your Town Centre Bromley Council is producing new planning guidance for Bromley and Orpington town centres and has begun a 12 week public consultation process to shape this guidance. The consultation is seeking views from a broad range of individuals and organisations, representative of the community, on how the Council should guide the development of the town centres in line with the policies set out in the Bromley Local Plan. In recent years, the general role of town centres has been shifting from largely retail-focused areas to more mixed-use retail, cultural and leisure areas, with a focus on creating functional an...
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