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Career Speed Networking Event is a Success

Career Speed Networking Event is a Success

26th July 2021
On 7th July, The Work-wise Foundation delivered their first in school event since the pandemic hit.   Working in partnership with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, the charity hosted a morning of interactive networking sessions between employers and pupils at St Bernard’s Catholic High School in Rotherham.   The event, which saw around 170 students from […]
Aston Academy Awarded Trophy for Innovative App Design

Aston Academy Awarded Trophy for Innovative App Design

29th June 2021
As part of this years Get up to Speed with STEM event, secondary schools were invited to take part in an app design challenge set by CityFibre. CityFibre, the UK’s largest alternative provider of wholesale fibre network infrastructure and the builder of Gigabit Cities, sponsored the challenge which was created by Rotherham Titans Community Foundation. […]
Summer Academy taking place in High Peak to focus on Opportunities in Visitor Economy

Summer Academy taking place in High Peak to focus on Opportunities in Visitor Economy

23rd June 2021
This summer, The Work-wise Foundation will be delivering a Summer Academy in High Peak which will focus on the opportunities available in Visitor Economy.   The charity is working in partnership with D2N2 LEP; North Derbyshire Careers Hub to offer this incredible experience to young people.   The academy will take place from the 2nd […]
Doncaster Students to take part in Summer Academy

Doncaster Students to take part in Summer Academy

9th June 2021
This summer, The Work-wise Foundation will be delivering two of their Summer Academies to students in Doncaster, in partnership with Doncaster Council and Equality in STEM.   There will be two academies available to Doncaster students aged between 14 and 18 in August. The first, running from the 9th to the 12th August will focus […]
Launch of Sector Routeways Programme for Engineering & Manufacturing

Launch of Sector Routeways Programme for Engineering & Manufacturing

4th June 2021
The Work-wise Foundation will deliver a series of programmes to job-seekers aspiring to a career in Engineering and Manufacturing on behalf of Sheffield City Council.   The first programme will commence in July, and will see 20 individuals attend two weeks of training led by The Work-wise Foundation and then go on to complete two […]
Invite for Secondary Schools to take part in Operation Vulcan

Invite for Secondary Schools to take part in Operation Vulcan

21st May 2021
We are thrilled to be launching Operation Vulcan, which is innovative challenge for Secondary schools to get involved in the build of the new home for the Vulcan XH558 in Doncaster! We are inviting Secondary Schools to enter teams in a competition to design a display stand and exhibition space that that showcases an original Bomb […]
Kickstart Scheme: How are Dan & Sam settling in at Tecomet?

Kickstart Scheme: How are Dan & Sam settling in at Tecomet?

21st April 2021
This week we’ve been catching up with two of our kickstart placements, Dan Green and Sam Hatton-Price, on how they have been settling in at Tecomet.   Founded in 1963, Tecomet is the market leading provider of manufacturing solutions for complex, high-precision products and services for the Medical Device and Aerospace & Defense markets. Tecomet operates seventeen (17) […]
Announcement of New Partnership with Wakefield Community Foundation

Announcement of New Partnership with Wakefield Community Foundation

19th April 2021
Wakefield Trinity Community Foundation is delighted to be partnering with The Work-Wise Foundation ahead of the implementation of STREAM Education later this year. The new partnership will sit within Trinity Education’s new strand for the upcoming year and will allow schools and their students the opportunity to explore a variety of different educational resources through […]
Summer Academy 2021 Bookings Now Open…

Summer Academy 2021 Bookings Now Open…

8th April 2021
We are pleased to announce that we are now taking bookings for our Summer Academy taking place this summer!   After offering a virtual experience last year, for 2021 we plan to return with a hands-on experience subject to government guidelines. This year we will be running three academies, Monday to Thursday based at a […]
Launch of Operation Vulcan – An Innovative Project for Primary and Secondary Schools

Launch of Operation Vulcan – An Innovative Project for Primary and Secondary Schools

26th March 2021
During Get up to Speed with STEM this week, The Work-wise Foundation have launched Operation Vulcan which is an innovative project for primary and secondary schools. Seventy years ago, Britain led the world in aircraft design. The Avro Vulcan is the iconic example from that era of aerospace engineering at its world best. It has an […]
THE WORK-WISE FOUNDATION IS KICKSTARTING OPPORTUNITIES WITH LOCAL EMPLOYERS

THE WORK-WISE FOUNDATION IS KICKSTARTING OPPORTUNITIES WITH LOCAL EMPLOYERS

22nd March 2021
Over the last few weeks we have seen some of our first Kickstart applicants begin their placements with employers.   Both Chimo Holdings and Footprint Tools took on their first kickstart employee this month. Chimo Holdings is a premier British manufacturer, blending traditional Sheffield craftsmanship with modern technology to produce an impressive range of the […]
COVID-19 Update – 5th January 2020

COVID-19 Update – 5th January 2020

5th January 2021
The Work-wise Foundation will remain open for business during the 3rd national lockdown announced by the Prime Minister last night. Our team are working from home part-time and will respond to any queries as soon as possible during their working hours.  We will endeavour to continue to work with schools on a remote basis to […]

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