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London Careers Festival

The London Careers Festival is an annual summer event which seeks to connect pupils from primary to post 16 with the world of work, fuelling imaginations, developing skills, and inspiring futures.

London Careers Festival 2022 will build on the success of previous year’s event (2019-21) which connected over 20,000 pupils with more than 120 organisation

This year’s event will be a blend of virtual and in-person as follows:

Virtual Festival Jun2 20-24

In-person Festival June 27-July 1

  • Monday June 27th- post 16
  • Tuesday June 28th- secondary
  • Wednesday June 29th- Primary
  • Thursday June 30th- creative Careers
  • Friday July 1st- celebration of apprenticeships  

 All activities are free and include a programme of workshops from organisations including the BBC, Bloomberg, Generation Success, and Career Ear, the festival has something for everyone from primary to post-16.


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Article 240

Accredited Courses Now

The Sound Bank's Podcast Presenting and Production course aims to tackle each key principle that's required when creating a polished podcast ready for end-user consumption. 

The modules have been designed for candidates who may have already tried to create their own podcasts, but are struggling with elevating their careers. 

We'll explore the common stumbling blocks that aspiring podcasters face including presenting techniques, show producing, marketing and distribution, and how to pitch for brand and sponsorship endorsement! 

Course includes industry guest speaker: Sky TV Presenter and Capital Xtra DJ Broadcaster, Remel London, Radio Presenter/ S1 BBC This is My House, LindaE. BBC Journalist and Radio Show Producer, Derrick Bennett. 

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Article 239

Barclays Life Skills, a free employability programme, has a range of financial capability content to support you in helping your residents feel more confident about their finances, and understand the importance of having regular positive conversations about money.

These popular modules can help you support those experiencing a change in circumstances:

•  Planning your personal budget supports residents in understanding how to create a budget which tracks their income and expenditure

 Managing your debt can help residents identify bills they need to pay, look at how we get into debt and how to prioritise repaying bills

•  Taking control of your income can help residents understand their income and the main features on a payslip

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Article 236

Need assistance finding work or training? 

Bounce Back Youth have a 12 week Youth programme starting 4 April 

For residents in Lambeth ages 18 - 30

Expression of Interest Form: or email 

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Article 237

LMSE Unheard Voices are hosting an open day on 30 March 1-3pm International House, Brixton SW9 7QD

This is an opportunity to gain paid work experience, project-led qualification and bespoke 1-2-1 support.

Expression of Interest Form: or email 

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