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Inspire Me - Humber Careers Education, Information, Advice & Guidance

November 1, 2016 - July 31, 2018

The ‘Inspire Me’ programme provides face-to-face careers interviews to consider an individual’s qualifications, skills and aspirations, aligned with potential career opportunities based within the Humber and wider region and works with them to identify routes into potential careers.

The programme includes enhanced Careers Education, Information, Advice & Guidance (CEIAG) to complement the provision that is available nationally, developing links with employers and providing further activities to add value to the existing Bridging the Gap portal through the development of employer profiles and Labour Market Information linked to LEP key sectors.

The programme is also coordinating the validation of the Employability Passport and increasing sign-up of new organisations to the Humber Skills Pledge.  It will deliver a number of Careers events across the Humber as well as supporting the Gold Standard Assessment process to achieve new accreditations.


Humber Careers Hub leads the way nationally in careers education provision

July 28, 2020

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

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Careers Leader discusses how to embed well-structured careers provision in schools

August 22, 2019

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.


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Humber LEP Yorkshire Post Column – Careers Hub takes shape as partners meet for the first time

October 1, 2018

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

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Humber LEP Q&A: Jude Knight, Social Inclusion Lead, Employment and Skills

September 18, 2018

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

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CEC launch new Compass which will aid Humber Careers Hub members to evaluate careers activity

September 17, 2018

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

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Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone highlights careers work being done by the LEP ahead of Humber Careers Hub launch

September 13, 2018

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

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Humber announced as ‘Careers Hub’ to help transform careers education

July 11, 2018

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

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Bringing the workplace to life – Calling on more employers to help young people in The Humber

March 5, 2018

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

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Frederick Gough School celebrate visit from Nic Dakin MP and CEO of the Careers and Enterprise Company

December 20, 2017

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

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Young entrepreneurs showcase flair for business at Christmas trade fair

December 15, 2017

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

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Humber LEP leads the way as national awarding body

December 15, 2017

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

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Institutes of Technology

October 25, 2017

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 or call 01482 485266.

See the Department for Education’s Institutes

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Humber LEP and the Careers & Enterprise Company to host Summer Schools Conference

June 13, 2017

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

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The Careers and Enterprise Company, Humber LEP, are pleased to announce the first partnership of a Principal and Enterprise Adviser in Scunthorpe

May 23, 2017

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

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Careers and Enterprise at Wilberforce Sixth Form College with 360 Accountants

May 3, 2017

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

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Malet Lambert to host Humber LEP Skills Network event for region’s business and education partners

January 16, 2017

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

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Organisations invited to bid into £3m European Skills Funding Pot

May 19, 2016

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

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First three organisations hit Humber Gold with careers support

May 6, 2016

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.

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Full Steam ahead on careers guidance

February 11, 2016

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.

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