Businesses regularly voice their concern about the work-readiness of young people coming out of education at all levels. To help address this concern, we provide a brokerage service for businesses, education and training providers, co-ordinating work-related learning activities that aim to improve the aspirations and economic awareness of young people and develop their employability skills in line with local business needs.
We organise over 1000 placement opportunities each year for young people in Peterborough. This provides young people with invaluable experience of the world of work.
We send out a monthly careers newsletter to all of the schools in our area providing up-to-date skills news, guidance, details of forthcoming events and other useful information.
If you want to find out more about how we can help your students prepare for the world of work,
please contact us to arrange a discussion about your requirements.
Students at Thomas Clarkson Academy had their annual Grab a Grade week where they experienced interactions with businesses, enterprise challenges and work experience. We spent the week working with the whole of year 7, students from year 9 and the year 12’s. Monday through to Wednesday we ran the Ducks Enterprise Challenge with the year […]
Students at Nenegate School from year 7 through to year 11 took part in the Duck Enterprise Challenge where the aim was to run a virtual business in teams and create origami ducks which could then be sold to a team of buyers. Using skills that you would find in the business world the teams, […]
Travelex is the world’s number one brand for foreign retail exchange and has been operating successfully in Peterborough for several years. Travelex decided to build upon the skills present in the business in Peterborough rather than moving to London as a base and have been benefiting from Peterborough and its offer ever since. Travelex is […]