Previously known as The Transformation Trust
Professional services/Business Consultancy
Where the programme will run:
Social mobility cold spots and Government Opportunity Areas across the country
3, 4, 5
7 - 12
Number of students from each school who can take part:
60 - 70
Location of programme:
In school, to be held in a large hall or similar space
Requirements from school:
Adequate number of staff to support each session, completing and submitting relevant booking form and ensuring that the agreed number of students are present for the workshop.
Cost of programme:
WorkReady is a fully funded, one-day workshop developed by KPMG and the Talent Foundry. The workshop will offer the opportunity for students to think about how they would utilize the latest cutting edge technologies in a collaborative problem-solving challenge, based on real life KPMG client briefs.
Through their participation in the workshop, students will develop core transferrable skills including: listening, presenting, problem solving, creativity, staying positive, aiming high, leadership and teamwork.
The workshops will be hosted at the school and will provide the students with an important insight into the world of work, and the impact that technology is having on the workplace, by engaging with employers and exploring innovative technologies such as the Microsoft HoloLens.
Relevant Gatsby Benchmarks:
Gatsby Benchmark 4 - Linking curriculum learning to careers.
Gatsby Benchmark 5 - Encounters with employers and employees.
How to book:
Call to speak to a member of our dedicated School Liaison Team on 0207 148 0934 to check eligibility and then submit an expression of interest form here.
How places are allocated:
These are allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis to schools in our target cohort (higher than average numbers of pupils eligible for pupil premium funding).