• Newham Connect Newsletter Issue 88: Friday 15th February 2019

  • Newham Careers Month

  • Update on the work of the Newham 14-19 Partnership

  • Living Your Best Life # TheRoadMap

  • Minutes of Education Partnership Board Meeting 22nd January 2019

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Newham Connect Newsletter Issue 88: Friday 15th February 2019
15 Feb
The Latest edition of the Newham Connect newsletter
Newham Careers Month
14 Feb
Newham Careers Month 4th-23rd March 2019, incorporating National Careers Week & National Apprenticeship Week Additional events offered by Newham College of Further Education Newham Careers Month provides a fantastic range of free careers events and activities for year 9-11 students in Newham schools as part of National Careers Week and National Apprenticeships Week 2019. This is the fourth year that the Newham 14-19 Partnership has provided activities across the month of March to enable schools to take part in more opportunities across a three week period. The events and activities are provided free by the post-16 organisations in Newham and by employers, including the Construction Industry Training Board. The activities cover a wide range of careers including: · Travel and Tourism, Performance & Production, Health and Childcare, Robotics, building and programming, Engineering, Sports and related careers at the London Stadium, Business, Construction, Psychology, Crime, Criminology & Forensics Sports Development and Coaching, and Art & Design There are also a number of Apprenticeship Workshops and an Apprenticeship Fair delivered by employers. The information has been sent to school Careers Co-ordinators, and full information is available on the attached booking form * New events are on 7th, 19th and 20th March BOOK NOW!
Update on the work of the Newham 14-19 Partnership
14 Feb
The Newham 14-19 Partnership is now in its 19th year. It is an independent partnership governed by its members that was formed in 2002. The partnership re-structured in 2012 in the light of changes in national 14-19 education policy. The Partnership is led by a Leaders Forum, and the Forum members are all the leaders and senior staff from the publicly funded colleges, training providers, sixth forms, 16-19 free schools and universities in Newham, together with council education officers and 15Billionebp. The Forum elects a Chair each year, and the Chair is also the 16-19 representative on the newly formed Newham Education Partnership Board. (The Chair previously represented the 14-19 Partnership on the Newham Children's Trust Board). The Leaders Forum also has a rep who sits on the Newham Association of Secondary Headteachers (NASH) and a Schools Forum rep. In 2018/19, the Leaders Forum Chair and Education Partnership representative is Mr Pat Edwards, Chief Executive of Newtec, and the Vice-Chair is Mr Mandeep Gill, Principal of Newvic. The NASH rep is Mr Scott Baker, Headmaster of London Academy of Excellence, and the Schools Forum rep is Mrs Janet Gardner, Deputy Principal of Newham College. There are three partnership sub-groups, focusing on specific areas of work: The Careers Education and IAG Network - Chair, Sheila Weeden, LBN The 16-19 Safeguarding Network Chair, Tracy Oko, Asst Principal and Safeguarding Lead, Newvic The T Level Working Group - Chair, Janet Gardner, Deputy Principal, Newham College The partnership and it's sub-groups meet termly, and the notes and papers for the meetings are on the 14-19 Partnership page on the Newham Connect website, along with a partnership structure chart and terms of reference. In the 2018/19 Academic year, the 14-19 Leaders Forum has focused on the following topics: Youth Offending September Guarantee The GLA ESF funding round pupil place planning and 16-19 place projections regeneration in Newham, labour market projections and growth employment sectors the introduction of T Level The 16-19 Safeguarding Network has focused on sharing good practice in supporting 16-19 students with mental health and well-being, and developing a pilot 16-19 mental health and wellbeing student ambassador programme. The Network also receives training, safeguarding and LSCB updates and has a standing item on Prevent at each meeting. DSLs from all Newham 16-19 education providers attend the meeting, along with safeguarding and Prevent officers from the council. The February meeting of the network had 21 attendees, and the May 2019 meeting will rinclude training from the LADO, Nick Pratt at the next meeting of the network and an introduction to the complex sexual exploitation safeguarding tool. The Careers Education and IAG Network has membership from Careers Co-ordinators in all Newham secondary schools together with careers leads from 16-19 institutions and universities. The group has a focus on achieving the 8 Gatsby benchmarks in high-quality careers provision; CPD for careers co-ordinators on pathways into employment sectors and apprenticeships for young people; programmes of careers activities such as Newham Careers Month and Skills London, and the Newham 16-19 Options brochure for Year 11 students. The T Level Working Group is a small group of 16-19 providers who plan to offer T Levels from the pilot in 2020 to the first phase of introduction in 2021, and the second phase in 2022. The group will develop the Newham T Level offer and a programme of awareness raising and information for teachers, students and parents. The 14-19 partnership is a strong network of collaborative groups and organisations focused on working together to improve the life chances of our young people in Newham.
Living Your Best Life # TheRoadMap
14 Feb
The School Health team is launching their transition to adulthood programme next week, called Living your Best Life. This is a pilot programme and the evaluation will inform the comprehensive offer/ future model for delivering to Secondary schools. Please share the with your young people networks. Are you aged 15-18? Join us this Valentines Week, to speed date your way through Newham’s young people’s services Find out what’s free and available to you in your area Learn something new, pick up some freebies and win some PRIZES along the way by following #TheRoadMap Forest Gate Youth Zone Friday 15/02/2019 @6:30-8:30 pm See attachment
Minutes of Education Partnership Board Meeting 22nd January 2019
14 Feb
Minutes of Education Partnership Board Meeting 22nd January 2019 *also ETAC Disruption & Management Plan / Exploitation Screening tool documents
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