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  • Support with employability skills for Year 11 students

    Employers from a range of local organisations will give up their time next Tuesday to ‘go back to school’ at Langley Boys in Beckenham.  They will be working with a group of students from Year 11 providing advice, guidance and support on options for Post 16 including FE College and apprenticeship opportunities. BEBP are delighted that representatives from Bell Group, DWP, FM Conway, LSEC, Santander and Thackray Williams, as well as our community volunteers, will be offering their knowledge and experience to help the young people.  They will also be providing inform...
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  • OECD Report on future talent

    By the age of seven, children are already facing limits on their future aspirations in work, according to a report from the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) international economics think tank.  Andreas Schleicher, the OECD's director of education and skills, says "talent is being wasted" because of ingrained stereotyping about social background, gender and race. The report highlights that children have begun making assumptions about what type of people will enter different types of work while they are still in primary school and there are only "minimal changes" in attitudes towards career options between the ages of seven and 17. The report, warns of the barriers to social...
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  • Offer of employer support from London's Air Ambulance

    Please click here to view a flyer from the London's Air Ambulance Charity about the programme of activities they can deliver in schools.  If you are interested, please contact r.evans@londonsairambulance.org.uk for further information or to book.  
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  • Is your organisation looking for talented young people?......

    Is your organisation looking for talented young people?......

    A key element of our work at Bromley EBP is organising employability events for young people from Bromley secondary schools.  These events are designed to help them understand more about the world of work and the breadth of opportunities available to them when they leave school.  We have our annual series of events organised for this academic year, most of which are specifically aimed at sixth form students (Year 12 & 13) NOT intending to go onto University. We provide the link between employers/community volunteers and the schools and undertake all the liaison, preparation and delivery of the event.  All we ask is for employer representatives to turn up and engage with the young people during the event. This is a great opportunity for local and national organisations to meet with talented students from Bromley who will be job seeking next summer.  The even...
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  • Bromley Mentoring Initiative Thank You Reception

    Bromley Mentoring Initiative Thank You Reception

    We had an enjoyable evening on Friday 12th July at the Old Palace, Civic Centre where we hosted a reception to thank our mentors for all the amazing work they have been doing over the last academic year.  We received 130 referrals for mentors and have supported 173 young people during the academic year.  With the pressure on social care and finances, the support mentors are giving our young people is an important early intervention.  Cllr Kate Lymer, Portfolio Holder for Public Protection and Enforcement and Chair of the Bromley Mentoring Initiative Steering Committee gave a short speech thanking all the mentors for their valuable contribution to the young people of Bromley. Betty McDonald, Head of Service, Youth Support & Youth Offending Services (YOS) said “The event was very well attended and it was really nice to meet these volunteers, many of whom...
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