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Webinar: Their future in our hands – Navigating school to career transitions: A webinar for Primary, Secondary and College Educators Part 2

  • Webcasts
  • 03 Apr 2024
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Universal SEND Services
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This webinar will follow on from webinar one and will offer solutions and share good practice to staff on how they overcome the difficulties they have when supporting young people in their employment journey.

Objectives:

  • An overview of the employment pathways available
  • What is the Internships Work Programme
  • How to bring this alive in the primary classroom / setting
  • How to bring this alive in the secondary school / setting 
  • How to bring this alive at post 16
  • Overcoming the barriers and difficulties faced by staff in supporting their young people in their employment pathways

Desired outcomes:

  • How to overcome difficulties when supporting young people
  • A clearer understanding of the employment pathways available to young people.
  • A clearer understanding of how to embed this into teaching from the youngest of ages. 
  • Networks and resources available that staff can link into to ensure employment is for everyone.

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Meet your trainer

Chief Executive Officer of DFN Project SEARCH, and DFN Foundation, Claire is an experienced senior leader and public speaker with an extensive background in education, innovative curriculum design and best practice supported employment. Formally a headteacher of a broad-spectrum special school, Claire now leads this fast growing dynamic charity that seeks to support best practice transition to employment for people with a learning disability and or autism, both nationally and internationally. 
 
Experienced chair and board member, Claire is currently a Trustee of a specialist school with the primary responsibility for safeguarding. Claire also supports many national workstreams around evidence-based transition to employment provision.

Claire Cookson

Meet your trainer

Operations Manager for British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) and Inclusive Trading CIC.

Nerise has worked in supported employment for over 25 years, across a wide range of services. Nerise is committed to ensuring people with disabilities have the opportunity of employment and developing their careers.  Prior to this role, Nerise has been an Associate of BASE providing all quality assurance and was pivotal to the development of the Supported Employment Quality Framework. Nerise is strongly passionate about quality assurance and leads the work across BASE and Inclusive Trading to drive quality across employment pathways and workforce development.

Nerise Oldfield-Thompson

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