Developing Suffolk Talent e-bulletin
This three-weekly e-bulletin is designed to give employers timely updates on the work of the Skills Team and key developments across the region and nationally.
If you would like to give us feedback on what you would find useful or if you would like further information on any of the projects or issues raised please feel free to contact the relevant member of the team or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Skills Bulletin Issue No 61 | 7 Oct 2019
- Skills Bulletin Issue No 60 | 6 Sept 2019
- Skills Bulletin Issue No 59 | 5 July 2019
- Skills Bulletin Issue No 58 | 6 June 2019
Read an introduction to the team members: Who's who in the Skills Team
Inspiring young people and promoting your business
Organisations and services helping businesses support young people they employ.
Icanbea is the local website helping young people discover for themselves the range of job and career opportunities open to them across Suffolk and Norfolk.
Find out about important employment industries in the East and view company profiles to hear about their businesses and who they recruit, including opportunities they are currently offering. Sign up to icanbea now.
If you’re an organisation, company or educational establishment in the Norfolk and Suffolk region and want to get involved with this council-backed charity project please email email@example.com.
Suffolk Skills and Careers Festival (formerly Suffolk Skills Show)
Wednesday 14 October 2020 at Trinity Park, Ipswich
Following on from the successful 2019 event which attracted over 4000 visitors and 80 exhibitors across 12 employment sectors we are delighted to announce the date for 2020. Any employers wishing to make a booking to exhibit or sponsor the event for next year should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The website will be opened for bookings and further information in February 2020.
Investing in skills and training
Career Training for Professionals
The East Careers Training company delivers high quality Careers training courses for professionals in the East of England and has been specialising in Careers Training for over 20 years. East Careers Training is managed by Suffolk County Council.
All courses comprise of a combination of face to face sessions complimented by self-study and often work place observation. The teaching and learning is delivered by a range of experts in their field and follows the model of reflection, dialogue, practice and inquiry. Many courses have successfully secured funding from organisations such as The Department for Education, The Careers & Enterprise Company, Ipswich Opportunity Area and Fenland & East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area.
For more information contact Jacqui Phipps at email@example.com
“The training I have done with SCC and the support from the trainers and assessors has made a significant contribution to my development as Careers Manager at my school”
(CDI Careers Educator of the Year 2015)
Join the New Anglia LEP
The New Anglia Skills Board helps to place employers at the centre of decision making on skills in Norfolk and Suffolk in order to ensure our local skills system becomes more responsive to the needs of employers and the future economy.
The Skills Board for Norfolk and Suffolk was established in 2014 to provide real visible leadership from business on the skills agenda for Norfolk and Suffolk.
Find out more on the New Anglia website.
The Enterprise Adviser Network
The New Anglia Careers Hub and Enterprise Adviser Network (EAN)
The EAN is part of a national initiative that aims to raise the quality of careers provision in secondary schools and colleges, form lasting connections with employers and education and inspire young people to make informed decisions about future career choices.
The New Anglia Enterprise Adviser Network is managed nationally by the Careers and Enterprise Company, tailored locally in partnership with New Anglia LEP.
To find out how more about how the programmes are delivered locally please click here.
To find out more about national initiatives to raise the quality of careers provision in schools and colleges go to The Careers and Enterprise Company website.
New Anglia Youth Pledge
The New Anglia Youth Pledge is a regional commitment made by stakeholders across both the public and private sectors in Norfolk and Suffolk to further the prospects of young people in the area. The Youth Pledge aims for:
“Every young person in Norfolk and Suffolk getting the support they need to get into education, training, an apprenticeship or job within three months of leaving education or employment.”
To deliver on this pledge, we need employers in Suffolk to help us by promoting what they do for young people and creating new opportunities from work experience and work trials to apprenticeships and graduate schemes.
Become a Youth Pledge supporter and support young people to fulfil their potential.
Find out more about the New Anglia Youth Pledge.