Facilitators: Carolyn Maggs (South Glos. Council)
Martina Veale (Digitech)
KEY POINTS: TABLE 3
Improving partnership working KS2-3 transition to prevent dip and encourage continued progression and enthusiasm
More experiences of work – link curriculum and subjects to careers and work. Identify transferable skills and activities with employers (e.g. real life challenges). Show academic and vocational qualifications are of equal value.
We need to understand use of digital/new technologies and their impact positive (communicate in new ways) or negative (be careful; what you put out there stays out there)
KEY POINTS: TABLE 4
All educators/institutions have to accept that skills’ development is everyone’s responsibility
Work place learning should be mandatory
LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) should establish an Inspiration Register
Additional notes: Table 4
Science, technology, engineering – promotion
Issue of employers unwillingness/inability to take pre-16s (work experience)
Key skills – problem solving, communication.