Preparing the workforce of tomorrow - North East Ambition

Date: Wednesday 15th July 2020

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Location: The comfort of your own home

Cost: Free

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About Event

 

Interested in helping your business whilst preparing the workforce of tomorrow? Join us for an interactive online event.

Perfect Image are an IT advisory organisation with 28+ years of experience in adding value to organisations by empowering staff with the tools they need to meet their potential. They will be discussing the skills gap and how we can encourage more Women into STEM.

Justin from Wolf Group, a Software development, IT consultancy and apprenticeship training academy, will be discussing issues relating to the future workforce and talent pipeline, and what Wolf Group have done to help make positive change.

Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Sharon Grant from Caterpillar, will talk us through the growing importance of supporting and training your staff, to help close the skills within your organisation and to help with staff retention.

Cherakee Bradley from The Edge Foundation will talk us through a new initiative available for business to tap into. Do you want to harness the creativity of the next generation to help solve problems within your business?

 

Agenda

 

10am Welcome and update from the STEM Ambassador Hub and North East Ambition team

10.15am Addressing the Skills Gap and Women in STEM - Perfect Image

10.30am Access to future workforce and talent pipeline – Justin Pringle – Wolf Group

10.45am Supporting Staff training needs and staff retention – Sharon Grant, Caterpillar

11:00am Teacher Externship programme – Cherakee Bradley , The Edge Foundation

11.15am 4 x facilitated Break out room sessions

11.45am Feedback from facilitators and discussions

12:00pm End of event

 

How can North East Ambition help my business?

 

We understand that it is a challenging time for businesses and the North East Ambition Programme can support your business by:

• Providing access to a talent pipeline of young people who are the workforce of tomorrow

• Helping to train and retain your current workforce

• Promoting brand awareness and the great work your company is involved in

• Offering access to other initiatives in the region that may benefit the business.

• Offering specific workshops, events and local connections to other businesses and services.

 

We will be using Zoom to run this event and will send the joining instructions before the event.

 

The North East Ambition programme is brought to the region by the North East LEP, the STEM Ambassador Hub North East, The Edge Foundation, NY Foundation and STEM Learning Ltd and helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) engage effectively with educators and young people to influence careers, impact the curriculum and build industry-relevant skills in our schools, communities and future workforce.

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