For Secondary Education

Real insights into the world of work


Curriculum aligned employer partnerships and projects to support:

  • Careers and PHSE
  • Employability: Skills for work & life
  • STEM


For KS3 + KS4 + KS5 + Transition & apprenticeships + HE & FE



Exploring jobs, careers and progression routes through interactive experiential learning, employer developed activities includes: Get up to Speed, the Region’s largest sector led careers event; Industry visits; exploration and visits to apprentice providers, HE and FE. Designed and delivered with employers.



Employability: Skills for work & life


Employability framework (work-wise essentials) developed by business to meet employment standards. Developing skills, abilities and attributes such as self esteem, confidence, communication, resilience, problem solving, interview and CV preparation etc. through activities, projects, assignments in partnership with local employers.  


In term time, twighlight or during holidays to fit with school priorities programmes can run from 1 session to 2 years and include stand alone modules such as Life-WISE days and What Employers Want conferences.



STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths)


Developed by employers to bring STEM to life through project inspired learning aimed to compliment curriculum content and develop understanding about related jobs and careers.


Pick & Mix approach including for example:

  • Back to the Future (Learn, design and demonstrate);
  • Enterprising Me (exploring entrepreneurship and developing a STEM related Business);
  • Made in Sheffield Innovation Competition (working with a company to solve a real business challenge).


Developing Employer Partnerships


Employer engagement to support, governance, leadership, teaching and complimentary curriculum content. Innovative and progressive approaches through:


  • 3-P Capital model for Leadership;
  • The Employer & Teacher Exchange;
  • CPSR Governance Framework;
  • Curriculum inspired employer projects;
  • Customised training, support and consultancy to develop Education: Employer partnerships.


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