FUTURE ME LAUNCHES TO SUPPORT LOCAL STUDENTS’ CAREERS EDUCATION DURING LOCKDOWN
Launching this week, Future Me is a seven-week virtual careers programme to give young people the opportunity to gain encounters with employers from Leicester and Leicestershire, and to help further their careers education despite the current challenges.
Produced by the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd. (LLEP), in partnership with Pathways and the University of Leicester, the programme will allow young people to gain meaningful encounters with inspirational business leaders, despite the constraints of lockdown and consists of seven weekly sessions that will explore an essential life skill: teamwork; communication; self-belief; problem solving; and self-management.
The course is aimed at students in years 9 and 10, is free of charge and running now. The sessions will be available for teachers to use in a classroom setting post-lockdown, ensuring that the insights gained from the course will continue to pay dividends for a long while to come.