Author Archive | Tom Bulman

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Students ‘more positive about my life’ after new Wellbeing WorkOut session

On 16th May, Worktree delivered its first day of ‘Wellbeing WorkOut’ sessions for Year 8 students at St. Paul’s Catholic School. Four groups of approximately 60 students participated in a one-hour carousel of peer conversations about wellbeing. Each conversation was prompted by statistics about various related topics – including sleep, social media, eating, exercise, loneliness, […]

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Tara Scott

Tara Scott, Principal Engineer, Network Rail – we generally don’t make enough time for reflection

Tara Scott is Principal Engineer (Track and S&C) for Network Rail, where she’s worked for 14 years. She recently attended a Primary WorkOut session at Loughton Primary School. “Network Rail has been promoting Worktree volunteering opportunities in our newsletters and it looked like a great opportunity to support a local charity and provide us a […]

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SEND event 9.3.19

Pilot SENDCareers Day hosted by Network Rail

Young people and their families attended MK’s first Careers Day for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), hosted by Network Rail. The event was funded by MK Community Foundation and organised jointly by Anita Devi Ltd (#TeamADL) and Worktree. 11 volunteer work guests from different work backgrounds attended and answered young people’s […]

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John Lewis enables Virtual School students to enjoy Career WorkOut

Eight students from MK Virtual School, for young people in care, took part in a one-hour Career WorkOut session in John Lewis’ Community room. They met and interviewed seven diverse work guests. Student feedback questionnaires indicate the following remarkable increases in confidence from before to after the session: 67% increase in ‘I have a good […]

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