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Ousedale School students meet Dentons and DWP staff

Ousedale School students meet Dentons and DWP staff

13 sixth form students from Ousedale School met and interviewed nine staff from Dentons solicitors and four staff from the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP), one of their clients, as part of a 'Get That Job!' employability training day hosted by Dentons. In...

25 conversations, 32 new volunteers

25 conversations, 32 new volunteers

70 visitors to the MK Job Show in Middleton Hall, thecentre:mk, attended three workshops on Find Your Job in 25 Conversations led by Worktree's Tom Bulman.  32 subsequently signed up to volunteer for Worktree's Virtual Career WorkOut programme and 11 asked for more...

Police Officer because of Worktree

Police Officer because of Worktree

PC 7823 Nazia Hussain of Bletchley Neighbourhood Team, Thames Valley Police, didn’t know what job she wanted before she was 14.  Then something happened. Her school, The Radcliffe School in Wolverton, took part in ‘Equal Choices’, an employability visit programme...

Conversations with school visitors changed my life

Conversations with school visitors changed my life

It’s not unusual for schools to occasionally welcome work guests to inspire their students’ career planning.  But in Milton Keynes it’s a habit, thanks to local charity Worktree, now celebrating its 30th birthday. Since 1992, Worktree has delivered a massive 250,000...

Worktree celebrates its 30th year

Worktree celebrates its 30th year

2022 marks the 30th year of Worktree, MK's employability education charity.  Since 1992, Worktree has delivered a massive 250,000 employer encounters for school students in MK, including 50,000 work experience placements and 25,000 'Career WorkOut' experiences,...

Ousedale students enter Dentons Den

Ousedale students enter Dentons Den

14 Year 13 students from Ousedale School visited the offices of Dentons solicitors in Central Milton Keynes for a day of employability training.  After identifying their personal strengths and undertaking mock interviews, they met and interviewed nine members of...

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