“Doing Career WorkOut was inspiring. It made me fall in love again with my job.”
Worktree’s Career WorkOut sessions are a really great opportunity for the police to engage with the young people of Milton Keynes. Hopefully we can bust some of the myths and ad at the same time we learn so much from the participants.
I have attended a number of events where volunteers interact with school students. When I was at the BBC I helped drive the annual BBC News School Report day. And I have been involved with Robert Peston’s “Speakers for Schools” and also Founders4Schools. All of these groups do excellent work trying to inspire large numbers […]
My colleague and I attended Walton High School for a Career WorkOut session. There were a mixtures of careers in our group, one farmer, a hypnotherapist, a teacher, a police officer, a support worker from the homeless shelter, to name a few. We sat with small groups of Year 8 students who, at 12 years […]
I’m proud that NHBC sponsor Worktree by promoting the work they do and by encouraging staff across the business to attend career workout sessions across schools in MK. I tend to participate on my day off and try to attend at least once a term. Not only do I find it very rewarding, but it also […]
“By promoting the work we do in the police we want to enforce that you don’t just have to be in uniform racing around on blue lights, but there are many roles civilian and officer that cab be fulfilled. Each of the puzzle pieces making up one big organisation that works together. By planting seeds […]
The questions the young people asked really made me think about how far I have come to date with my career and where the future could take me.
This was an amazing event for my motivation.
It was a pleasure to meet and talk with so many Year 10 students. They asked a variety of interesting and thoughtful questions and I hope I was able to give them some ideas.
I was striking a few conversations up with students about what their dream job was (as I am fortunate to do mine for a living) and I was shocked by how many of them were worried that they hadn’t decided what they wanted to do. They’re only 14/15 and seem to have a large amount […]