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Ever wondered about studying or working at Edge Hill University?

A virtual and interactive opportunity. Ideal for all but especially Year 9 upwards.   This virtual, 2 hour offer includes:   · introduction to Edge Hill: place of study and a potential future workplace   · a virtual campus tour    · introduction to a real Edge Hill job role with an online application challenge   · question and answer session with Edge Hill staff     · quizzes and the... Continue Reading →

5 virtual school trips you must try

The traditional school trip with a coach and packed lunch (that we obviously ate within minutes of setting off) is but a distant memory to teachers now.   Don’t worry – there are no VR glasses needed here. In fact, there is hardly any technology required from the school or student.  So why not utilise the abundance... Continue Reading →

Could you be an Amazon future engineer?

Students, teachers and parents can now access a free virtual coding programme – thanks to Amazon Future Engineer and FireTech.  The virtual coding programme will provide learning resources for students while schools are closed, with minimal to zero impact on teachers, to support students and build their interest in computer science.  Students can sign up today to access 20 hours... Continue Reading →

STEM subject CPD linking curriculum to careers.

Find out here how to access 3 hours of study over 4 weeks FREE Discover how to adapt your curriculum to link to careers in science, design & technology, engineering, computing and mathematics.  Enhance your role as a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) subject teacher by linking curriculum learning to careers. Through weekly tasks,... Continue Reading →

Explore HE from Home

Experience a range of virtual experiences, sessions and information. UCAS have provided a comprehensive choice of virtual tours. Unsure where to start? Consider: Exploring 3 cities you’ve heard of  Exploring 3 cities you haven’t  Finding the most unusual course title. Does it sound interesting or weird?  Want to know more? Visit the university website. Want to explore... Continue Reading →

The next level qualification

What are these? What does the T stand for? How do T levels work? Do universities accept them? Lancashire Skills Hub have created a T levels online training course on the 19th and 21st May aimed at Careers Guidance professionals to help them prepare for guidance interviews and advice for students in years 9, 10... Continue Reading →

Calling all Careers Leaders – Inspira is digitally open Dionne Paxton, Careers Adviser, Lathom High School Welcome to our first on-line news update we hope you and your families are all safe and keeping well. Going forward, this will be our preferred method of sharing and disseminating information on key resources, topics and good practice to ensure you are all as well prepared and informed as possible.  ... Continue Reading →

Career learning at home

In the same way that subject resources are being made available remotely to students, these generic tasks may be of use as students have time for some research and reflection on career pathways. New resources will be added as required. They provide questions for self-reflection that then link to relevant web based careers resources. (Internet... Continue Reading →

Lancashire Skills Swap

Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub as part of their COVID 19 response has launched a Lancashire Skills Swap. This unique service is dedicated to helping businesses who are looking for staff or volunteers, want to train their staff or want to offer people with knowledge and expertise to work for another business. At this time... Continue Reading →

Fancy being a game designer?

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 →

I am Me T-shirt Design Competition

I am Me T-shirt Design Competition ( click here)  'I am me' are looking for students to take part in an online t-shirt design competition  'I am me' is a not-for-profit mental health initiative created for young people by young people and they are looking for students help them with designing the first official I am me t-shirts!     The aim... Continue Reading →

Do you want digital resources for your school?

The Lancashire Digital Skills Partnership has collated a wide range of online resources for teachers to use during this time. They cover a range of subject areas. These can be found here.  In addition, we recognise that the digital skills of many teachers are being stretched. The website also has a collection of online training to... Continue Reading →

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