Finance & Banking
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.
Metro Bank is Britain’s first new high street bank in over 100 years. Metro Bank offer a unique, customer-focused retail banking service. As a business they aim to make every effort to offer simpler and more convenient banking to their customers. Opening their 40th branch in December 2015 in Kent, Metro Bank aims to have 150 stores across the UK by 2020.
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