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Rail Human Library at Get Up to Speed STEM event

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Magna Science Adventure Centre

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A not for profit concept aimed at highlighting the variety of career paths within Rail to young people.

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Rail Human Library (RHL) is a an interactive careers engagement initiative, led by Tracey Barber of Rail Safety Week, whereby railway sector colleagues and employers offer careers advice to students in a speed-dating style setup.

On March 25th 2020 Rail Human Library will be taking place throughout the day at "Get Up To Speed With STEM"

( https://www.getuptospeed.org.uk/ )

2020 marks Get Up To Speed's tenth anniversary and is Yorkshire’s largest annual employer-inspired science, technology, engineering, manufacturing and construction careers event aimed at young people. Figures show that the 2020 event is set to be the biggest yet, with three times as many schools, youngsters, families and businesses already signed up to take part at this stage than any other year. Rail Human Library is thrilled to be debuting in Yorkshire at the event in 2020, and hopes to reach a vast proprtion of the thousands of school children registered to attend.

RHL brings together railway career volunteers and students to enable them to speak directly with one another thus helping students understand the wide variety of careers available in rail (and in overlapping sectors such as tech, construction, design, manufacturing etc), and to discover ways in which they can forge their own career paths within any of these disciplines.

A previous event, held in March 2019 at Denton Community College in Manchester, was a resounding success. Every student, volunteer and teacher/ tutor that attended learned something new about the railway sector and respective career options. Direct student feedback showed 64% would consider a career in rail as a result of the event. and 100% would definitely want the collegeto host future events of this type.

RHL at Get Up To Speed is supported by the North Rail Industry Leaders: Tracey Barber and Lucy Prior MBE (Business Engagement Director, 3Squared) are co-chairs of NRIL's skills workstream, and are executive members of the group.

Tracey and Lucy are calling on colleagues from across the railway sector to volunteer at the March 2020 event. All that is required of you is up to a day's worth of your time to participate in one or all of the speed dating slots on the day (1000 - 1100 / 1130 - 1230 / 1400-1500).

Please register your interest in particpating via this booking link; your details will not be shared with any third party without your express permission (full GDPR credentials to be circulated to all registrants). At this stage we are seeking expressions of interest only, but we require your firm commitment by 21.01.20.

This event is adminstered by Lucy Prior on behalf of RHL.

Please note Your details will be held by the work-wise Foundation and partners that deliver RHL and the Get up to Speed with STEM event. Your information may be shared with third parties for education, training, employment and well-being related purposes, including for research. This will only take place where the law allows it and the sharing is in compliance with data protection legislation.

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