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City of Oxford College and Working Knowledge - Staff Immerse - Wednesday 29...
Wed 29 March 2017, 09:00 – 17:00 BST
Staff from a selection of curriculum subject areas will be grouped with business professionals from relevant industries and will take part in a series of facilitated conversations and workshops throughout the day.
You will be addressing the challenges faced by employers when looking for skilled new employees, suggesting ways the College could better engage with local businesses and sharing your thoughts about what skills and experience potential employers look for in a new employee.
You will also have the opportunity to hear from educators about the problems they are confronted with when getting their students work ready.
The key aims of the day are:
• to help the staff become more aware of the needs of industry
• to make curriculum more relevant to the work place
• to build links between the College and local employers
The College are particularly keen to engage with professionals who have backgrounds in: Business, HR, Accountancy, Science, IT, Construction, Engineering (M&E), Hair and Beauty, Hospitality, Health and Care, Event Management, Motor Sport and Motor Vehicle Maintenance.