The Humber region is leading the way in careers education – with a new report showing the Humber Careers Hub operating well above the national average.
The Humber Careers Hub was one of the initial 20 careers hubs set up by the Government in 2018 in partnership with the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC). The Hub has 26 schools across both the north and south bank of the Humber, which has built up a network of Careers Leaders in schools and
This blog originally appeared on the Careers and Enterprise Company’s blog here.
The Humber LEP, alongside 37 other Local Enterprise Partnerships around the country, is working under the Careers and Enterprise Company umbrella organisation to deliver at a local level. Read more here. Follow Humber Careers on Twitter here.
Philippa Hartley is the Careers Leader at Huntcliff School in North Lincolnshire.
Here, she writes about her role and the benefits of having a well-structured careers provision embedded within the school.
The Humber LEP continues to work in partnership with The Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC), to support residents throughout the Humber in gaining access to the high quality careers education, information, advice and guidance to impact positively on career choices.
The Humber has recently gained the opportunity to pilot one of twenty national CEC ‘Career Hubs’ that will further drive collaboration between the twenty-six education providers who are part of the Hub.
This builds on the Humber LEPs strategic priority to ensure
As part of our LEP Q&A series, we speak to Jude Knight, Social Inclusion Lead, Employment and Skills.
Jude is currently with the Humber LEP, seconded from York, North Yorkshire & East Riding Partnership; to lead on the LEP social inclusion strategy and will be working hard to remove the barriers to employment and build inclusive communities within our region.
What is social inclusion and how does this affect the Humber region?
In every society there are people groups who confront barriers that prevent them
The Humber Careers Hub held its first school and learning provider meeting on Friday 14th September at the ERGO Centre, at Bridgehead Business Park in Hessle.
Members of the Hub where joined by the LEP and the Careers and Enterprise Company alongside the Humber Enterprise Coordinators who will lead on this project, to discuss the Hub’s strategy and outline the key objectives that will aid members achieve all Gatsby Careers Benchmarks.
Alongside the Careers Hub, the Careers and Enterprise Company have today
The Humber Careers Hub education providers will meet for the first time tomorrow at the ERGO Centre, at Bridgehead Business Park, to discuss the careers strategy for the Hub with the LEP.
The Humber Careers Hub recognises the challenges and opportunities schools face in meeting all Gatsby Benchmarks and will provide an expert support service using a collaborative approach, a strong network of delivery partners and the sharing of good practice across the region.
Working in partnership with the Careers and Enterprise
The Humber is to become one of 20 ‘Careers Hubs’ around England to help transform careers education for young people.
The Humber Careers Hubs will be made up of 26 local schools and colleges working together with universities, training providers, employers and career professionals to improve careers education.
Careers Hubs are a central part of the Government’s Careers Strategy, published in December. The strategy aims to improve careers education and help prepare young people for the world of work.
The Government asked The
At the start of National Careers Week, The Careers & Enterprise Company and Humber LEP is calling out to employers across all sectors and industries in the Humber region to help make a real difference to the lives of young people.
By providing encounters with their work place, businesses and enterprises, both large and small, can bring the world of work to life for young people.
It is a critical aspect of the support young people need – by connecting them to
Frederick Gough School recently celebrated a visit by Nic Dakin MP, Claudia Harris, CEO of the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) and Sarah Yong, Head of Government Relations. This VIP party met with the School’s Head Teacher Ben Lawrance, Careers Lead Jo Roche, and the Enterprise Adviser Helen Lee, Early Years Recruitment Coordinator at British Steel to hear about the work of the school and their impressive approach to delivering careers education, advice and guidance.
The visitors were accompanied by 5
Around 100 students from the Humber region are hosting a Christmas trade fair to showcase their business prowess at Beverley’s popular Flemingate centre this Sunday.
The Christmas fair will give budding-entrepreneurs the chance to meet customers face-to-face, respond to queries about their products and operate in a real-life working environment.
The students, aged 15-19, are taking part in the Young Enterprise Company Programme which gives young entrepreneurs the opportunity to set up and run their own business over the course of an
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is the first Local Enterprise Partnership in the country to have achieved a national licence as a Licensed Awarding Body for the Quality in Careers Standard.
One of only twelve national holders, the Humber LEP is the only Local Enterprise Partnership out of 38 to have been awarded this status, after submitting an extremely strong application to the Quality and Careers Standard Consortium.
As a result of this licensing award, the 21 schools, colleges and training
Education and Training Providers are likely to be aware of the government call for registration of interest for the Institutes of Technology funding.
As part of the bid all LEPs are asked to provide evidence of economic need and fit the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is asking for an early conversation regarding any potential bids in the area.
If you are planning to develop such a bid please contact Teresa Chalmers at email@example.com or call 01482 485266.
See the Department for Education’s Institutes
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and the Careers & Enterprise Company are delighted to host the Summer Schools Conference on Friday 30th June.
The event will commence at 9:00am (refreshments from 8.30am) at The Humber Bridge Hotel, Far Ings Lane, Barton Upon Humber DN18 5RG.
The conference will showcase the latest developments and the range of support available to young people within the education and skills arena locally and nationally. It will focus on the career landscape, apprenticeship reforms and the
Tracey Millard (left) Natalie Anfield (right)
St Hugh’s School is an outstanding special school for students between the ages of 11 and 19 years, who have a range of learning difficulties, including moderate and severe learning difficulties, autism spectrum disorders, profound and complex needs, in North Lincolnshire.
Principal Tracy Millard, has welcomed the support from The Careers and Enterprise Company, and wants to develop the support on offer with their new Enterprise Adviser partnered with the school.
Natalie Anfield, Make a
Kerrie Jaquest, Enterprise Coordinator for the North Bank has been working with schools/colleges and businesses for just over a year, bringing together senior leaders and Enterprise Advisers to support young people to understand the local labour market, and to bridge the gap.
Andy Jewitt, Director, 360 Accountants is the Enterprise Adviser for Wilberforce college, which has enabled some fantastic work to be organised for the young people through the past year.
Most recently Wilberforce first year student and aspiring Chartered Accountant, Alex
A presentation sharing ideas on how to develop career awareness and develop employability skills in secondary schools is taking place on Tuesday, January 17th.
East Hull-based Malet Lambert School, an establishment focused on arming pupils with the skills to succeed in employment through enterprise and business initiatives, will be hosting the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Skills Network meeting as part of the school’s commitment to the Humber Skills Pledge.
The pledge was designed to bring businesses and educational establishments together to
Organisations are invited to apply for funding from European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) by responding to a number of Calls for projects that will deliver Skills for Growth across the Humber.
There are two calls for projects that can benefit from funding from the European Social Fund (ESF). The Calls for projects are now open until 13 July 2016 for the following activities:
Pathways to Drive Economic Growth – This call is seeking projects that will:
Develop and deliver training to support LEP area
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership is pleased to announce the first three organisations awarded the Humber Gold Standard for Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG).
East Riding College, Frederick Gough School and Wilberforce Sixth Form College have been through a rigorous assessment process and are delivering the Gold Standard support to help students to make the right choices to support career options.
Businesses and senior leadership teams at schools are being matched up to inspire pupil career choices by the Careers and Enterprise Company.
The Humber LEP has supported an event aimed at careers advisers to help them understand the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths in the Humber.
The event hosted by the Humber Education Business Partnership on February 10 saw academic, industry and national speakers including Phil Jones Managing Director Brother UK.