Introducing Working Knowledge

Working Knowledge is a social enterprise that exists to open the eyes of business to the young talent available locally.

To boost employment outcomes for young people, Ofsted is applying pressure on educators to better prepare young people for the workplace, but this is only half of the solution; we also need to positively change the perception of business as to the benefits that a young person can bring to them and thereby inspire employers to create new career opportunities for young people.

Working Knowledge has 9 years of experience helping colleges engage relevant employers to co-design and co-deliver the curriculum to maximise employment opportunities for their learners while evidencing activity against the CIF.

We currently partner 16 college and three schools, have worked with 23,000 learners, 2,300 staff and 3,100 businesses.

Working Knowledge provide colleges with a range of partnership services including delivering learner-employer programmes, staff training and strategic consultancy to ultimately build the capacity of all areas of the college to deliver an education to young people that employers value and actively recruit from.

Our approach is to ‘do ourselves out of job’ by actively changing the culture of staff, students and employers by providing training and motivation. As a result, our approach should reduce college costs and maximise income.

 

 

 

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Business Engagement Coordinator

Business Engagement Coordinator   Salary: £13,650 p/a Location: Bristol Company: Working Knowledge Job Type: Full time, fixed term contract until end of September with the possibility of a permanent contract after September Start Date: As soon as possible Application deadline: 9am, 22nd May 2015   The Company This is an excellent opportunity to join an award winning social enterprise […]
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