We are currently recruiting three full time Enterprise Coordinators in partnership with the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC). Lancashire is part of a new wave of Careers Hub expansion announced by the Department for Education and The Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC), extending coverage in local communities across England.... Continue Reading →
I am delighted to be writing to you to announce that we have been successful in our application to Department of Education to expand our award-winning Careers Hub to all secondary schools, colleges, 11-18 SEND schools, PRUs and alternative providers across Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and Lancashire. Lancashire was one of 20 areas nationally piloting... Continue Reading →
Side Quest is a radical new UK wide initiative to encourage young people aged 13-19 who are currently stuck at home during the pandemic to start a rewarding career in the videogames industry. Side Quest challenges participants to build a game in 7 days, with free software, regular live-streamed masterclasses and a supportive online community.... Continue Reading →
Lancashire teachers have been immersed into the latest thinking regarding embedding career related learning into science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects. Held at Myerscough College on the 28th of November, 20 teachers heard from STEM organisations about the benefits of relating these subjects to actual jobs and careers opportunities. Organised by Inspira and the Lancashire Skills Hub, STEM... Continue Reading →
Meet the next generation of employees. Local employers were invited to an extraordinary lunch networking event at Pendle Community High School hosted by a group of post 16 students. Employers were invited to meet the next generation of future employees who, due to disability or special educational needs are sometimes overlooked in the workplace. The... Continue Reading →
Organised through the Lancashire Careers Hub, Burnley’s Unity College held a ‘speed networking’ event for Year 9 students. Business leaders and representatives from North West companies shared their insights into their own working lives, explaining how they secured the position, their career path, and also answering questions about training and employment opportunities within their respective... Continue Reading →
As the winner of the Careers and Enterprise Company's best Careers Hub Award in 2019, the Lancashire team are proud to tell their amazing story about how they have built a best practice model to help employers and educational institutions connect and engage.