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Inspiring the workforce of tomorrow – North East Ambition

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Interested in helping your business whilst preparing the workforce of tomorrow ? Find out how you can help to inspire the next generation

Are you worried about the skills gap of our future workforce? Do you have a Corporate Social Responsibility strategy? Would you like to do something positive to help, whilst also benefiting your organisation?

Hear from companies around the region who have done just that and find out what support is available to help your business make positive change.

We will be covering the following topics:

  • Supporting your Corporate Social Responsibility targets
  • How to build your brand awareness through involvement in the North East Ambition programme
  • How you can access regional initiatives to support your business
  • Teacher Externships and engaging with local schools

Many of us are looking to do something positive at this difficult time, and a good Corporate Social Responsibility strategy is a great place to start. It can be instrumental in developing the skills of staff and increasing morale in the organisation whilst also leaving a positive, lasting legacy.

Companies with good CSR are great at incorporating their CSR strategy into to their Brand identity. Creating positivity around the brand of the organisation can help to raise the profile and increase customer engagement and satisfaction.

During this event we will hear how Imvelo Ltd have achieved this, through their great work with young people. With a focus on developing a future workforce that are not only equipped with relevant skills but are also inspired and local, which in turn helps to boost the North East economy.

Join us for this interactive online event where we will be hearing from Sarah Pavlou from Scaleup North East and Alan Whittaker from Supply Chain North East, to find out what current support is available to business, from grants, to consultancy, and how you can access these to help your business innovate, compete and grow.


10am Welcome and update from the STEM Ambassador Hub and North East Ambition team

10.15am Supporting your Corporate Social Responsibility targets – STM Quality Limited, Steve Markham

10.30am How to build your brand awareness through involvement in NEA – Imvelo Ltd, Tamma Carel

10.45am How to access regional initiatives to support your business

11:00am Teacher Externship programme – Cherakee Bradley ,The Edge Foundation

11.15am 4 x facilitated Break out room sessions

11.45am Feedback from facilitators and discussions

12:00pm End of event

We will be using Zoom to run this event and will send the joining instructions before the event.

The North East Ambition programme is brought to the region by the North East LEP, the STEM Ambassador Hub North East, The Edge Foundation, NY Foundation and STEM Learning Ltd and helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) engage effectively with educators and young people to influence careers, impact the curriculum and build industry-relevant skills in our schools, communities and future workforce.

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