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  • We are Virtually there……

    Although since March due to the current restrictions we have been unable to organise and offer our face to face employability sessions, we haven’t given up our aim to help prepare young people for the world of work.  Following consultation with schools, it was clear that the need for input around careers, opportunities available and how to access them, particularly during these challenging times, was badly needed. Many of our local and national employer partners were keen to help where they could until we can get back to delivering events.  This all coincided with the ro...
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  • Information and support for businesses during COVID-19

    Information and support for businesses during COVID-19 In this special edition of the Council’s business e-bulletin, read about the application process for the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) and a Bromley Business survey to help gauge what support businesses need in the future. We would encourage you to complete this survey which should take no more than 5 minutes of your time.  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 16 November 2020. Stay informed at Applications for Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) is now live...
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  • Make Your Mark National Youth Consultation 2020!

    Bromley Youth Council is launching Make Your Mark National Youth Consultation 2020!  Please share and support young people's engagement to vote via Survey Monkey.  We have gone digital this year to support all young people to participate. Make Your Mark online voting is live! Over 900 schools, colleges youth groups and partner organisations, have signed up to this year's campaign. The issues voted as most important will be the focus of the UK Youth Parliament’s 2021 campaigns. Members of Youth Parliament will campaign to influence UK Parliament and their local representatives, ensuring that the views of young people are listened to by decision-makers.  The survey monkey, asks 11-18 year olds to vote on one UK-wide topic and one local topic that is most important to them. Online voting closes on 30th November and is solely through https:/...
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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 schools.   The course is in two parts: an on-line e-learning module on Monday 8th February from 9.30am to 12.30pm, followed by a Zoom live training webinar with Jake and Clive on Tuesday 9th February from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The course is aimed at new EVCs, EVCs who require a refresher (it is good practice to undertake training every 3 years) and staff who support EVCs. To find out more details and the cost, please email ebp.adm...
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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 events involving local and national employers but recognise this cannot be in the form of face to face events for the time being.  They would like us to offer virtual sessions to targeted groups of young people, especially those at risk of being NEET, and the ideal time for this seems to be in the spring term 2021 although some are keen to get going this term.  Schools have also requested support with any resources that might help teachers...
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