Author Archive | Tom Bulman

Southwood School 7.6.18

Southwood pupils enjoy Primary WorkOut

49 Year 6 pupils (age 10-11) took part in a two-hour Primary WorkOut session at Southwood Primary School.  The volunteer work guests were HR Manager Anne Dodds of John Lewis, technical author Derek Cooper and clay modeler Richard Collins. Before/After questionnaire responses showed that the pupils experienced a 10.9% increase in ‘I know what job […]

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Carole Mills - MKC at LG 12.1.16

MK Council volunteers help young people into world of work

8 MK Councillors and Council staff have volunteered for 15 Career WorkOut sessions in local schools this year.  The most recent is Councillor Mohammed Khan (pictured) (see what he says about it). MK Council stands sixth in Worktree’s corporate volunteering league table. 5 Councillors have pledged or already delivered a financial contribution from their annual Councillor’s […]

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SPS at QuadrantMK 10.5.18

Executive Team host Career WorkOut at Network Rail HQ

16 Year 9 students from St. Paul’s Catholic School interviewed 12 members of Network Rail’s Executive Team in a one-hour Career WorkOut session at Quadrant:mk.  Click here for video of the Executive Team’s reactions. “I think it’s incredibly important that Network Rail connects with local communities,” said Mark Enright, Head of Customer Service Deliveries IT.  “We need […]

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SHLA 1st May - session 1 - 11.05am

Leon students score high in employability impact

On Tuesday 1st May, 237 pupils took part in three Career WorkOut sessions – one each for Year 7, 8 and 9 – at Sir Herbert Leon Academy.  31 guests from 14 local companies answered their questions about what it’s like in their job. The results showed higher than average increases in employability confidence experienced […]

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Thames Valley Police overtake The Open University

For the first time, Thames Valley Police have overtaken The Open University in Worktree’s league table of corporate volunteering 2017-18.  The Police have now booked 42 Career WorkOut sessions in 2017-18 (20 already attended) compared The OU’s 34 (26 already attended).  This compares with last year’s 29 sessions attended by staff from The Open University and […]

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