SPRINGPOD: October 2021

Throughout September and October Springpod will be dropping you some emails with bundles of value in them if you create an account with them. Blog posts, useful links, tools and resources as well as the latest and greatest work experience opportunities all right to your inbox. To create an account click here.
They will give you everything you need to hit the ground running at the start of this school year so you can feel confident in thinking about your next steps.
Some of the most popular virtual work experiences are running next month so make sure you apply in good time. Here’s a few of the programmes on offer:

You can view all of our programmes here.

National Career Week 2021 (1st to 6th March)

National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK – involving careers practitioners, teachers, students, parents and employers to help better inform our future talent about the world of work. National Career Week homepage

Parents Guide to National Career Week

For the First time there is a VIRTUAL National careers week fair for students from 1st to 6th March: 

VCF Lobby


National Apprenticeship week 2021 (8th to 14th February)

Apprenticeships and Skills Minister, Gillian Keegan has announced the 14th annual National Apprenticeship Week will take place from 8 to 14 February 2021.

The annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships, taking place across England, will showcase how apprenticeships have helped employers and people of all ages and backgrounds. Employers are encouraged to promote the great work of their apprentices, whilst highlighting the many benefits apprenticeships bring to their business. Apprentices, at all stages of their learning will also be celebrated over the course of National Apprenticeship Week 2021.

Bringing together apprenticeship ambassadors, MPs, training providers, apprentices, parents and employers, National Apprenticeship Week highlights the work being done across the whole apprenticeship community to promote apprenticeships and their impact.

To find out more about apprenticeships visit the apprenticeships website.

Posters showing the different apprenticeships offered for different subjects is available here.

Apprenticeship events (year 10 and year 11) 

Activity pack (All years)

Greater Manchester Higher Chat
Have a question about university, higher education or student life?

Greater Manchester Higher have a new facility to chat safely to graduate advisors.

Subject Discovery
https://www.unifrog.org/webinars : upcoming webinars 

NHS healthcare virtual work experience opportunities