Please see below for a selection of up to date events and guides to support your careers journey.

If you want any help or support don’t forget to get in touch with
Liz  elizabeth.richards@theedgeacademy.co.uk
or Charlotte  charlotte.poynton@theedgeacademy.co.uk

May 2021

April 2021

APRIL Parent and Carer Newsletter Halesowen

March 2021 

UniFest  is a  chance to see what university is really like, speak to university students and staff, and receive advice and guidance on careers. Check out each university’s event offer to see the fun and interactive programme of activities you could take part in!

Project ASK – FREE Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools and Colleges. A blended delivery of live, virtual and face-to-face sessions for parents, carers and students using various online platforms. Call or email Jenny Savory on 02393 876398 / jenny.savory@gmfj.co.uk for more information

 

February 2021

 

A range of online events to celebrate this year’s Apprenticeship Week.Apprenticeship Week Schedule

Access Creative College have limited spaces remaining for February’s Virtual Open Day for students who have a passion for all things creative!
Book here:  https://www.accesscreative.ac.uk/open-events/

 

January 2021

Free  one hour a week online courses that will not only improve your skills, but could also boost your future job prospects.

Link to Skills Toolkit

A list of local careers events and services for the new year including webinars, virtual events and work experience opportunities.

Link to Careers Events January

Birmingham Careers Service – Opportunities & Resources January 2021

A free  virtual fair to search University and Apprenticeship opportunities, including 10 webinars.

Link to Unisearch

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October 2020

A detailed list of Training Providers in the Greater Birmingham area and how they are currently operating, contact details and how they are taking referrals during the current period of social distancing:https://www.birminghamcareersservice.co.uk/training-providers/

September 2020

#Sectorspotlightsessions released every Mon, Wed, Fri and can be viewed on the youtube channel.  All videos are short and easy to access and can open up information about roles and pathways

My Choices #1 – Careers Support Birmingham live broadcast
Hear from Pathway CTM, Kooth, Birmingham Career Service and National Careers Service. You will hear about websites, events, resources and support opportunities from each presenter.

Information on colleges and training providers:

Colleges

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CSTM Open Day October 2020 Leaflet

SC Open Day October 2020 Leaflet

PWC Virtual Classroom-The programme combines both live and pre-recorded sessions which will provide you with an insight into PwC and an opportunity to develop your employability skills.

Catalyst is a free digital magazine focusing on cutting edge science, technology and engineering.

August 2020 

Guides to support you through results day and the choices you have over the summer. 
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July 2020

Support from Job Centre Plus to match your skills to a career that is right for you. 

An fantastic opportunity for Yr11s to do something amazing this summer. See the link below and accompanying letter for more information.
Keep Doing Good – Programme Guide (1)
Keep Doing Good Info Letter

 

Free online careers information events to kickstart your career.

June 2020

Does your child have Special Educational Needs and is in year 11? Need some help with moving on? Come along to an online drop in session on the 30th June, this will be an opportunity for you to ask about any last minute worries you have with people that are here to help!

 

Interested in learning more about university? Want to explore what Uni life is like?

 

Want to explore apprenticeships options for your child? How will the current situation impact on their options?

 

Weekly activities to keep you engaged and feeling good about your future.

 

A week of activities designed to help you think about work experience and how it benefits you.