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In episode 2 we hear from 2 young people about their experiences in choosing a career path and get some top tips from the BBC on competitive schemes...
  • Maddy Morrison - Apprentice with Sky Sports News
  • Russell Penn - Uni graduate now working at Dyson
  • Mark Smith - Resourcing Specialist - Early Careers, BBC
In the second episode of the Parent Perspective Podcast series we look at the experiences of young people and ways in which they can stand out when applying for competitive schemes.

We hear from a young graduate and an apprentice about their respective career journeys, what paths they took, why they made that choice, and how their parents supported them to pursue their chosen careers. 

We also hear from Mark Smith, Resourcing Specialist – Early Careers, at the BBC, who shares his hints and tips for young people applying for competitive schemes and his insights on careers opportunities at the moment. 

The National Careers Service is delivering a series of webinars for parents and carers whose children are receiving results this August.

It has been a challenging year for students and the National Careers Service want to equip parents and carers with advice to support their children on the day. Click the links below to sign up to one of the webinars and get:  

  • tips on how your child can prepare for results day 
  • advice about their options 
  • advice about leaving education and exploring careers 
  • signposting to useful sources 
  • an opportunity for Q&A

Friday 30th July, 12pm – book your place

Tuesday 3rd August, 4pm – book your place

Wednesday 4th August, 12pm – book your place

 

Episode 1 of the Parent Perspective podcast is out now! In this opening episode we'll hear from special guest speakers on the topic of 'How to support your child with their options this summer', including...
  • Nicola Hall - Director of Education, Careers and Enterprise Company
  • George Anderson - Wellbeing Coach, Gen. Healthy Minds
In this episode we hear from Nicola Hall, Director of Education at the Careers and Enterprise Company, talking about the current careers landscape and her 5 top tips on how to support your child when exploring options. We’ll also hear from George Anderson, a health and wellbeing coach, addressing the anxieties parents have right now and the practical solutions to help. We are also joined by a brilliant panel of parents and carers, who will be asking questions and discussing our speaker topics throughout the episode. 
You can listen to episode 1 and subscribe to the full series by clicking here
or on the image above.

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Presented by Amazing Apprenticeships’ Anna Morrison CBE and Steve Keith from The Branding Man, Episode 2 of The Parent Perspective Podcast looks at the experiences of young people and ways in which they can stand out when applying for competitive schemes.
 
In the second episode of the series we hear from a young graduate and apprentice about their own career journeys, what paths they took and how their parents supported them to pursue their chosen careers. 

We’ll also hear from Mark Smith, Resourcing Specialist – Early Careers, at the BBC, who shares his hints and tips for young people applying for competitive schemes and his insights on careers opportunities at the moment. 

 

Apprenticeship Resources To Explore From Home

 

We have created a full range of resources to help support parents through these unprecedented times.

Parents can access current and past editions of our specialist Parents’ Pack, filled with the latest advice and guidance, supported by the National Apprenticeship Service. We are also inviting Parents to join us for an 8-part podcast, “The Parents Perspective”.

 

 

 

https://amazingapprenticeships.com/the-parent-perspective-podcast/