Founders4Schools January 2022 sessions

Founders4Schools is running a series of four ‘subject choice for careers’ sessions on Tuesday, 18 January, covering Maths, Humanities, STEAM and Business.

Founders4Schools (F4S) invites schools, students and young people interested in discovering more about different career paths to join us in this day-long free virtual event to hear from inspirational role models about what it means to work in their job/industry/sector – real people, telling real stories. Come along to this free event to be inspired & get informed about your future career path.

Join us for an informative careers session to help students make the right decisions around subject choices for both future personal and professional success.

Event Programme

09:45-10:15 Maths: Where can it take you?

An informative careers session to help you make the right decisions around your subject choices for both personal and professional success.

11:00-11:30 Humanities: Where can it take you?

An informative careers session to help you make the right decisions around your subject choices. Listen to speakers who have studied Geography, History and Modern Studies and hear how it has helped them land their ideal job!

12:30-13:00 STEAM: Where can it take you?

An informative careers session to help you make the right decisions around your subject choices for both personal and professional success.

14:00-14:30 Business: Where can it take you?

An informative careers session to help you make the right decisions around your subject choices around your subject choices. Listen to speakers who studied Business Studies, Accounts and Admin at school and hear how it has helped them shape their career!

More info and booking here.

Career in Finance – BP


If you’re interested in the world of finance we have a great opportunity for you and it’s the last event of the year we’re hosting!

On Wednesday 15th December from 5:00pm – 6:00pm BP are going to give an insight into the finance department responsible for the money in and out of one of the biggest companies in the world.

BP are a $180 billion+ oil and gas company with operations in Europe, North and South America, Australasia, Asia and Africa, delivering energy solutions across the world.

Their purpose is reimagining energy for people and our planet aiming to help the world reach net zero. 

BP offer a wide variety of apprenticeships and graduate programs but this event will be focusing on those within the finance department.

If you’d like to take part in this online event to hear more about what it’s like working for one of the biggest companies in the world sign up using the link below!

Registration Link:https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/bp-Finance-Event

What are Foundation Apprenticeships?

Skills Development Scotland and National Parents Forum for Scotland are arranging a session on Foundation Apprenticeships for parents and carers on Tuesday 14th December from 7pm-8pm.

This session gives the opportunity to find out about Foundation Apprenticeships including who they’re for, how they work and their benefits. During this one hour session we’ll talk through the value and equivalency of the qualification in terms of SCQF levels and UCAS points. We’ll also share pupil journeys and how Foundation Apprenticeships helped them progress onto a job such as a Modern or Graduate Apprenticeship, college or university. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions at the end.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/npfs-sds-foundation-apprenticeships-a-session-for-parents-carers-tickets-217827286277