Our network of Enterprise Advisors help to establish greater links between education providers and businesses in Oxfordshire.
The programme - which is part-funded by The Careers and Enterprise Company - see advisors create powerful, long-lasting connections helping businesses to develop effective employer engagement plans working directly with leadership teams of schools and colleges.
They have built a national network to connect schools and colleges, employers and career programme providers and are working on the ground with these schools and colleges to help create high-impact career opportunities for young people.
Created as a social enterprise in 2015, The Careers and Enterprise Company team blends expertise from education, business, the private sector, third sector, academia and government to help young people build a rewarding career.
They on course to provide 500,000 young people with opportunities to interact with employers, including many in Oxfordshire.
Their four core areas of work include:
- Building local networks: Working in collaboration with Local Enterprise Partnerships, connecting schools and colleges to employers across the country
- Finding out what works: Their research draws together what is known about the best ways to prepare young people for the world of work
- Backing proven ideas: Their best investment ideas spread quickly and to develop best practice through the programmes
- Supporting careers and enterprise with technology: They are developing online tools to help schools and colleges optimise their careers and enterprise provision