Linking the curriculum to the World of Work
What a brilliant mix of speakers we have had today! Sirius Minerals, Jelf, James Cook (NHS) and the Army have delivered a diverse range of sessions that highlight the importance of skills learned in English lessons to their particular world of work. It has also been great to be supported by TVCA adding a real careers edge to the day. Of all the events and activities we do here, none other hits better what the research tells us will be effective in raising aspirations than ‘World of Work’ days.
The students from Hillsview and Hummersknott Academies have shown why we love working on days like this. Their maturity and enthusiasm to ask pertinent questions and get as much as they can from these days has been a real credit to them. Unfortunately Hillsview have had to head back to school but I’ve included below quotes from some of the Hummersknott students that spent a few minutes at the end giving me some feedback on the day.
This is what some of the students thought: