These children are our future. Every generation should thrive to be better than the previous one. If the next generation outperform us, we will continue to grow and thrive as an economy and as a community. Personally, I felt there are pockets of our community that are deprived and require support.
There are schools that are under-funded and under-resourced that need our help. There are children that need our inspiration- you may be able to relate to them more than the teachers.
I spoke at a Year 8 assembly recently to share my journey into law from a single parent background living on a council estate to become the youngest and first non-white Partner in a top 100 law firm. You could hear a pin drop.
The teachers said that they had never known the students to listen so intently. I work on the basis that if I can inspire just 10 children to achieve their dreams, they may go on to inspire 10 more each, and so on. Building a brighter future takes a collective approach...
The teachers said that they had never known the students to listen so intently.
Enterprise Advisers work directly with the school’s leadership team to develop and implement an effective careers strategy, that puts opportunities with employers at the heart of a young person’s education.
The role of the Enterprise Coordinator is to harness the relationship between the Enterprise Advisers, schools and colleges through ongoing training and support.
The Careers hub provides support for our business volunteers to work with the Careers Leader and wider senior leaders of a school or college to create opportunities for young all people.