28 educational leaders from the Netherlands visited Mansfield to find out more about the award winning work of the Mansfield Learning Partnership brokering employer links with local schools to deliver a high quality Career and Employability Programme.
Career Champion Archi Stewart, Commercial Director of Crawford Strategic, delivered a motivational talk to 260 Year 10 students from The Brunts Academy on Thursday 13th February. Archi concluded his talk with this top tip “nervousness has the same symptoms as excitement, so the next time you’re nervous, stop and say to yourself “I’m excited”.
Since the successful launch in August 2013, the Career Champions board have gone from strength to strength not to mention award winning!
The Career Champions Board (CCB) was established by the Mansfield 2020 Business Liaison Group as a vehicle to oversee the development and implementation of the Careers and Employability Framework and report to back to the Mansfield 2020 Board and Mansfield Heads of schools.
The CCB is made up of Berni Dickinson (Mansfield Learning Partnership), Caroline Cox (Mansfield 2020), Katrina Atherton (A-Star Media) and Stephen Thirkill (Chad).
Malcolm Yates, Managing Director for Focus Management along with colleague Finley Turner ran an ‘Assessment Centre activity’ this week, as part of the MLP Career Champions Programme, at the Brunts Academy.
Students from Garibaldi College, Manor Academy and the Brunts Academy took over market stalls as part of their Junior Enterprise project, selling to the public and learning how to start their own business