Helping to inform and inspire young people
New City College (www.hackney.ac.uk)
New City College is the dynamic group of further education colleges in East London which comprises Tower Hamlets College, Hackney Community College and Redbridge College. All colleges in the group are graded Good by Ofsted, and our 3-college merger places the group at the forefront of further education in the region. With a turnover of £67m, 20,000 students and 1,000 staff it is one of the strongest and most influential further education organisations in the country. We are proud to be taking the lead on this exciting Creative Digital Careers project.
Stoke Newington School (www.stokenewingtonschool.co.uk)
We are proud of our award-winning reputation as a creative and vibrant school and the unique opportunities that this brings to our students, staff and community. The implementation of creativity across the curriculum is key to our school improvement plan. Whether in the arts or sciences, our staff have great power to innovate, take risks and find new creative ways of approaching teaching and learning to engage, motivate and inspire our students with a love for learning. They are able to draw on the outstanding teaching and development opportunities in school as well as on a range of external partners, agencies and professionals.
St Paul’s Way Trust (www.spwt.net)
At St Paul’s Way Trust we expect each of our graduates to be fully prepared for the opportunities and the demands of the adult world. During each child’s school career we place strong emphasis on six key areas: Communication, Investigation, Networking, Participation, Scholarship and Vision. It is because students learn to excel in these areas that they gain the confidence to become successful global citizens. Our undergraduate curriculum is the result of very close work with two of our Trustees: Queen Mary, University of London and King’s College, London.
Leystonstone School (www.leytonstoneschool.org)
Leytonstone School is an 11-16 co-educational, multicultural comprehensive school that has been educating the young people of Waltham Forest for over 100 years. Our curriculum is designed to support all students in pursuing their individual career and life ambitions. In this curriculum we embed the vital skills expected by employers of team-work, problem-solving, risk-taking and leadership, underpinned by a solid foundation of literacy and numeracy. We are very proud of our students, many of whom go on to become very successful in life – securing places at top universities, specialised art or sporting academies – or apprenticeship positions.
Chobham Academy (www.chobhamacademy.org.uk)
Chobham Academy is an Independent Academy for students aged 3-18. We are based at the heart of the East Village; a focal point for generations to come. We believe in the unlimited potential of every child, and our 'Chobham Pillars' reflect that relentless aim to secure outstanding outcomes for our students. Students enjoy an innovative, creative curriculum which prepares them for the high aspirations fostered by all. The Academy's specialism in English and Performing Arts ensure our students are excellent communicators. The Academy offers an extensive enrichment programme, which supplements the curriculum, ensuring a rich and varied experience for all.
Dagenham Park School (www.dp.bardaglea.org.uk)
Dagenham Park is a truly inclusive school; we are committed to developing each individual, nurturing their talents and aspirations in order to develop confident young people who are ready for the challenges of adult life in the modern world. We strive to inspire learners to excellence, stretching them academically and harnessing their creative energies so that they can make a full contribution to the school, wider community and beyond. The school aims to serve its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice.
Creative Society (www.thecreativesociety.co.uk)
The Creative Society is an arts employment charity that helps young people into jobs in the creative and cultural industries through a diverse range of projects, including an in-work progression mentoring service as well as a series of paid parliamentary internships. Founded in 2009 by award-winning political journalist Martin Bright, the charity has placed over a thousand young people into work in arts organisations across the country.
Creative Process (www.digital-apprentice.co.uk)
Creative Process supports employers to develop the business and digital skills and capabilities they need for the 21st Century. We do this via the digital apprenticeship that we launched with
Government at Apple’s UK HQ in London. We deliver up-skilling and training to your existing workforce or help you to attract, select and recruit young talent into your business. Creative Process employers include: Warner Bros, BT Sport, ITN, C4, Reuters, Tribal and many more
‘Empowering the Next Generation of Digital Talent’
London Legacy Development Corporation (www.queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk/our-story/the-legacy-corporation)
Formed in April 2012, the London Legacy Development Corporation’s purpose is to use the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of the London 2012 Games and the creation of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to develop a dynamic new heart for east London, creating opportunities for local people and driving innovation and growth in London and the UK. We work closely with a number of organisations including the Mayor of London, the Greater London Authority, central government, the East London Host Boroughs, residents in neighbouring local communities, local organisations, businesses and regeneration agencies and national and international sporting, cultural and leisure organisations.
Creative Skillset (www.creativeskillset.org)
We work with the UK’s screen-based creative industries to develop skills and talent, from classroom to boardroom. We work with employers, individuals, trade associations, unions, learning and training providers, Government and its public agencies and other key organisations to ensure that the UK's Creative Industries have continued access now, and in the future, to the skills and talent they require. We support skills and training for people and businesses to ensure the UK Creative Industries maintain their world class position. We do this by influencing and shaping policy, ensuring quality and by securing the vital investment for individuals to become the best in their field and for businesses to grow.
A New Direction (https://www.anewdirection.org.uk)
We help London create, think and learn, ensuring that all children and young people get the most out of London's extraordinary creative and cultural offer. Through our partnerships we create positive change across schools, education and communities to ensure that young people get the most out of London’s extraordinary creative and cultural offer. We believe London should be a city where cultural education is the best in the world and one where young people are able to access and influence culture. We make sure that the right platforms are in place to identify and nourish young people’s creative talents.
The Creative Society (www.thecreativesociety.co.uk)
We are an arts employment charity that helps young people into jobs in the creative and cultural industries. We have a very simple objective: to kick open the doors to jobs in the arts and creative industries. We have the support of leading figures in the arts, entrepreneurs, politicians from across the political spectrum and policy makers. All of us recognise the importance of protecting, nurturing and investing in the arts.
Creative & Cultural Skills (https://ccskills.org.uk)
We are a campaigning organisation championing youth employment and fair access. The UK’s creative sector is the best in the world, but to ensure that status in the long-term we must ensure that the next generation can access creative careers – regardless of their background. We are encouraging the UK’s 107,000 creative businesses to go even further and create 50,000 opportunities to help stem the tide of youth unemployment.
Chobham Academy Students get great work experience at KBM TR
As part of the Careers Cluster project, Chobham Academy students were successfully placed at KBM Training and Recruitment for a two-week work placement.More
Cracking the Tech Careers Code
Central Careers Hub delivered a really informative CPD session, entitled Cracking the Tech Careers Code, to teachers involved in the Creative and Digital Careers project.More
New City College awarded Project Oracle's Standard of Evidence Certificate
New City College awarded Project Oracle's Standard of Evidence Certificate, for their work on the Creative Digital Careers project.More
East London Digital Club
New City College is launching the first ever East London Digital Club, aimed at 11-18 year olds. Young people will get an introduction to a range of digital skills directly from employers.More
Creative Digital Careers Event
An exciting, interactive event aimed at young people, parents and key careers influencers.More