Sharing innovative approaches and overcoming barriers in delivering 16-19 study programmes principles

Thursday 30 April 2015

This seminar brought together school leaders with responsibility for 16 to 19 study programmes, with employers and learners. Participants shared case stories of effective and innovative practice, showcased meaningful experiences of the world of work for young people, and discussed how schools and colleges have overcome challenges in providing work experience.

To see details of all six case studies see the Case Studies Report, click here.

For further help in establishing work experience programmes, see our Top Tips Guide for Senior Leaders.

Tami McCrone - Sharing innovative approaches in delivering 16-19 study programmes

NFER's Tami McCrone provides details of the research that led to this event, and its conclusions about what makes for effective work experience.

 

 

 

Yolande Burgess - Sharing innovative approaches in delivering 16-19 study programmes

Yolande Burgess from London Councils on the importance of work experience to young people, and the role of schools and colleges as part of a wider family of support.

 

 

 

Georgia Brown - Sharing innovative approaches in delivering 16-19 study programmes

Georgia Brown, a Year 13 student, shares her experience of placements at JP Morgan and PwC and how these have helped her develop her own ideas.

 

 

 

Sebastian Hare - Sharing innovative approaches in delivering 16-19 study programmes

Sebastian Hare from PwC describes what makes for good work experience, the range of programmes run by PwC and the benefits to both students and employers.

 

 

 

Madeline Woolfenden - Sharing innovative approaches in delivering 16-19 study programmes

Madeline Woolfenden from St Brendan's Sixth Form Coll, Bristol discusses working with Career Academies (UK), local employers, young people and parents to develop programmes in business, sports and performing arts.

 

 

 

Wendy Stevens - Sharing innovative approaches in delivering 16-19 study programmes

Wendy Stevens from Birmingham Metropolitan FE College on how the College works with employers to listen to their needs, establish a relationship and build a personalised student/employer engagement model.

 

 

 

Claire Goodwill - Sharing innovative approaches in delivering 16-19 study programmes

Claire Goodwill from Walker Technology College, Newcastle on how bringing personalised vocational work experience to students supported transition into employment and improved attendance and attainment.

 

 

 

Lin Proctor - Sharing innovative approaches in delivering 16-19 study programmes

Lin Proctor from Pimlico Academy on the importance of senior leadership buy-in to work experience programmes, and the benefits to young people of broader experience of the world of work.