I hope you are well. We have been sent information about a new initiative for schools.
The Skills Service is about to launch a brand new 'Inspire Series' project for
schools which focuses on the 'Future Workforce' and which aims to empower young
people at a time when they are facing some tough challenges. There is an information
meeting on the 7th September 2pm - 3pm, which you might like to attend.
Below are some details about the different initiatives:
Would you be interested in using your volunteering hours as a STEM Ambassador to help with
some exciting projects in the coming months:
Future Workforce - Inspire Careers - inspire young people by providing virtual workplace
tours, case studies, career options, virtual 'Meet the Professional' videos and
Digital Innovation - Inspire Your City Open to both Primary and Secondary students aged
7-18. Individual entrants will be put forward to a quarterly judging panel - would you
like to be involved?
Sustainability/Circular Economy - Inspire Sustainability The main Challenge will be a
'Solve the Problem' activity using situations from real businesses, who will pitch
their problem relating to efficiency, sustainability or the environment to students who
will have to choose which business they would like to support.
Automation/Robotics - Inspire Technology - a Resource Pack for schools which focuses on
automation and robotics. There are various activities which can be used as the foundation
of a lesson plan.
The Arts - Inspire Creativity An exciting opportunity which will link Innovation, English,
Music and Performing Arts together in a fun way
Peterborough is one of our areas of focus for outreach as there are relatively high levels
of deprivation particularly with children's attainment and low social mobility. If
you are interesting in taking part in any of Future Workforce events e.g. providing
virtual workplace tours, case studies, career options, virtual 'Meet the
Professional' videos, please do let the Public Engagement team know so we can support
you in the planning and development of sessions (and also record the great work you are
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN THIS SESSION PLEASE REGISTER YOUR ATTENDANCE USING THIS LINK:
If you have any questions please let me know.
Education and Learning Manager
Work days: Monday to Thursday (Home based)
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