Career Connect talk about the programmes they run in Manchester! Interview w/ The New Talent Academy
Sean from Career Connect came down to the unity radio studio to speak to the New Talent Academy about the programmes they run for young people and adults in Manchester. Career Connect first became established in 2001 as part of the ‘Connexions network’ and became a fully fledged charity in 2011. During 2020/21 they worked with 64,000 participants, 21 commissioners and 160 schools. Sean goes in depth about the different variety of opportunities they have for people who may have struggled in education, as well as starting to work with people who are in prison and the criminal justice system.
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- Providing professional careers guidance and employer encounters in schools.
- Supporting young people who are at risk of or Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET), reaching those who are vulnerable or from disadvantaged groups.
- Providing careers support and guidance for adults looking for work, including those from minority groups, through services in other languages including Arabic.
- Delivering Employment, Education and Training support to offenders and ex-offenders.
- Delivering a range of fully accessible, accredited training programmes face to face or via digital channels.
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