Events at South Downs College

Events at South Downs College

South Downs College logoWe are excited to tell you about some upcoming events by Working Knowledge at South Downs College, Hampshire. The events are being run to support Working Knowledge’s goal (as a social enterprise) to prepare the next generation of young people for the world of work by raising their aspirations, confidence and employability skills.

Working Knowledge partners with Colleges across the country to offer support to their staff and students through a range of activities and events, and they would be thrilled if you could take part in their events this November.

There are 2 dates to choose from:

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Staff Immerse with Working Knowledge South Downs College (College staff event)

Date/Times: 12th November, 9am-4:30pm

For further information and to register your place – click here

View a video of an event we ran in July.

What happens on the day?

Staff from a selection of curriculum subject areas will be grouped with business professionals from relevant industries to discuss how to make the curriculum more suitable to industry needs and suggesting ways the College could better engage with local businesses.
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Employer Aware with Working Knowledge at South Downs College (student event)

Date/Times: 4th November, 9:30am-4pm

For further information and to register your place – click here

View a video of an event we ran in June.

What happens on the day?

Students will be grouped in teams and tasked with developing a new business idea, similar to The Apprentice. Your role is to help them by providing advice at business meetings and giving feedback. You will also be able to share your experiences and give the students an insight into what skills they need to succeed.[/one-half]

 

What’s next?

If you can attend please register a short profile on the South Downs College Eventbrite page using one of the links above, which should only take a few minutes.

For both events there is no preparation work required. The events are professionally facilitated by Working Knowledge, and include lunch and a networking session.

Working Knowledge run events nationwide and all their current events can be found on their Eventbrite page here: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/working-knowledge-7777088189 and you can find out more about by visiting their website here:  http://www.workingknowledge.org.uk/

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