Our employer partners periodically host visits to their workplaces by groups of students, who get a chance to meet employees and ask questions. Volunteers and students then get to work on a challenge that gives a flavour of what the organisation does.
ESTUDIOTEC Academy are currently working with Spanish and French students to support their holistic development. Central to this work is the mission of developing students' essential skills through working with young people directly and in offering CPD for teachers. Through joining the Skills Builder Partnership, they aspire to implement their programmes with the support of a Framework which provides pedagogical rigour and a method of assessing progress.
How they use the Skills Builder Framework
Explicit and consistent use of language from Framework
Connecting with partners around common skills
Audit of existing programme content
Assessment of programme impact
Reflection with learners on programme experience
Training for delivery team
Additional offer to schools (e.g. Hub resources)
Increase specificity and focus within programme (e.g. refer to specific steps, rather than whole skill)
Measuring learner baseline to differentiate programme/intervention
Sharing best practice with other skills-building organisations
Development or co-creation of new content