The Future of South Derbyshire – Schools and Businesses Together

Host: South Derbyshire District Council

Location: Sharpe's Pottery Museum, 23 West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DG

Date: Tuesday, 24th March 2020 at 8am - 9.30am

Cost: FREE

The future of your business is in your hands. This event is all about supporting local employers to connect with their local schools.

About this Event

Did you know...

  • Two thirds of businesses are concerned there will be a lack of sufficiently skilled people to fill their roles over the coming years.
  • Four or more encounters with the world of work significantly increases a young person’s future earnings.

Business Benefits

  • Build the talent pipeline for your industry and your business.
  • Give back to your local community.
  • Engage and develop your current workforce through volunteering.

This is an opportunity to meet our school’s careers leaders and learn about the Enterprise Adviser Network. There are currently 2600 Enterprise Advisers supporting schools across the UK. These are volunteers from all nature of businesses doing their bit to support the community and the future of their workforce.

  1. Open – Liam Jackson – Enterprise Coordinator – South Derbyshire, Amber Valley and Erewash
  2. What is the EAN? - Abdul Bathin – Regional Lead, Careers and Enterprise Company
  3. Skills and Employment In Derbyshire , What does it look like? – Rachel Quinn –
  4. The role of an Enterprise Adviser – Colleen Hempson – Enterprise Advisor, East Midlands Airport
  5. Close – Liam Jackson - Enterprise Coordinator – South Derbyshire, Amber Valley and Erewash
  6. Networking - 30 minutes

Breakfast rolls, Tea and Coffee will be provided.

Note – Due to limited space this event will be restricted to businesses and schools
(Governors, Headteachers, Careers Leads).

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