Worktree’s ‘wonderful’ World of Work card game innovation cited in Parliament
Recently Worktree’s innovative World of Work card game was mentioned in a House of Lords debate about Careers Education for Students (see Hansard write up).
Lord Story said:
“When I was a primary school teacher, we invited parents from a whole range of professions to come and talk to the children. We used a carousel or speed-dating system, and, suddenly, the children’s perception of the world of work changed. We are not allowed to show things in the Chamber, and quite rightly so, but a wonderful careers game has been developed by a not-for-profit company in Milton Keynes. Do noble Lords know the game of Top Trumps? Well, this version is on careers. Children can look at every career and at how much you earn, what training is needed and how you go about the job. You can see primary school children in the playground playing Top Trumps Jobs—it really works.
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...
Personal Group colleagues enjoy Worktree volunteering – it’s easy!
Since September 2022, eight volunteers from Personal Group have taken part in nine 40-minute Virtual Career WorkOut sessions run by Milton Keynes charity Worktree. They have beamed into classrooms in five schools, each time alongside four volunteers from other...
Worktree celebrates 30 years of innovation with volunteering awards
On Thursday 24th November 2022, Worktree celebrated its 30th birthday (see key dates in history) by welcoming 70 business leaders and volunteers from past and present to a special awards evening at MK:U Innovation Hub in Central Milton Keynes. [gallery size="full"...