Leeds City Region Jobs Intel, has been developed to support schools, colleges and universities in presenting a range of videos of local businesses explaining some of the skills and attributes they look for when recruiting employees. Accompanied by sector fact sheets and lesson plans for school teachers and careers advisers these resources are free to all.
Virtual Maths was developed by Leeds Beckett University via a grant from West Yorkshire Lifelong Learning Network. This is a free to use online resource that encourages innovative teaching and learning of functional mathematics. Using links to real life problems, animations and graphics it provides a new perspective on maths in support of progression into a range of Degree programmes.
Leeds Pathways website hosts a range of videos and these can be accessed here. Although particularly focused on the Leeds Local Authority area they have application to the Leeds City Region.
Future First builds networks of former students who return to their old schools to widen current pupils’ horizons, encourage their aspirations and educate them about their future options. Former students return to the classroom in facilitated sessions as part of a curriculum of in-school activities for Years 7 to 13.networks of former students who return to their old schools to widen current pupils’ horizons, encourage their aspirations and educate them about their future options.