Outreach and Access: Year 9 - 11 Webinars
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UEL's Outreach and Access Team have put together an exciting series of webinars for your students. These will be open to Years 9 -11 and will take place on Thursdays at 10.00am for a maximum of 45 mins. The series will run from mid-May to the end of July 2020.
We will be using Microsoft Live Events to run these so there is no need for students to sign up, they just need to click on the link to join. These are interactive (comms are through a Q&A box) but students will not share any personal details or visuals via web cam in order to limit safeguarding risks.
Years 9 - 11: Online academic taster - Computer Science
Thurs, 11 June 2020, 10.00am
Discover what it would be like to study computer science at degree level. An interactive and engaging webinar delivered by one of our Curriculum Ambassadors. Includes subject specific information, future career pathways and a personal student journey story. A current student will pass on their experiences so that attendees can hear first-hand what it’s like to study computer science at university.
Years 10 - 11: Skills for employment: Preparing for the workforce of the future
Thurs, 18 June 2020, 10.00am
This will be led by an award-winning employability expert and will look at the skills needed to succeed in the workforce of today. Students will discover how they can see themselves as others see them. The webinar will also look at role models, skills and ideas on how one develops these. This will be fun, knowledgeable and get students thinking about what they can look to do in the future.
Year 11: How to prepare for Sixth Form or College
Thurs, 25 June 2020, 10.00am
This webinar will help you prepare for the jump to post 16 education. There will be a focus on the differences between school and post 16 education and highlight the skills that are needed for success. Part of the webinar will also focus on preparation for your next steps and opportunities you can take up, adding to your research.
Years 9 - 11: Online academic taster - Economics
Thurs, 2 July 2020, 10.00am
Discover what it would be like to study economics at degree level. An interactive and engaging webinar delivered by one of our Curriculum Ambassadors. Includes subject specific information, future career pathways and a personal student journey story. A current student will pass on their experiences so that attendees can hear first-hand what it’s like to study economics at university.
Years 9 - 11: Financial literacy and higher education
Thurs, 9 July 2020, 10.00am
Money Talks Education will be delivering a 'Money Masterclass' this summer for students in partnership with the Outreach and Access Team at the University of East London. Most of us are taught how to work for money, but we are never taught how to make money work for us! This interactive 40 minute workshop will help students understand basic financial management, including the importance of having the right 'money mindset', introducing them to financial concepts such as the Rule of 72 and the importance of planning for a strong financial future. The workshop will include practical exercises on how to budget and save, skills they will be able to implement at university and beyond.
Years 9- 11: Stress management
Thurs, 16 July 2020, 10.00am
A live interactive webinar where students will be able to understand the different techniques that can be used to manage stress effectively. This lesson is best delivered using a discussion format, asking students to share their thoughts and ideas about stress management and how they currently deal with it.
Content will include: relaxation techniques such as: deep breathing exercises where students visualise themselves in calming situations This will also touch on nutrition and sleep, expressing feelings, setting goals and coping mechanisms.
Years 9 - 11: Discover your strengths
Thurs, 23 July 2020, 10.00am
The discover your strengths webinar will provide a space for students to creatively work out how their strengths and qualities can contribute to their future aspirations. Students will engage in a personal S.W.O.T analysis which will provide them insights that will support their personal and academic development.
Through identifying their strengths they will be encouraged to creatively imagine how the development their current skillset can serve as a invaluable asset to their future ambitions.