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How will you celebrate National Careers Week?

02 March 2015

This week is National Careers Week 2015, the annual celebration of careers guidance, in which Prospects is a partner. Prospects is celebrating by bringing careers advisers, employers, students and other organisations together for a series of career events and activities.

Prospects Events is running the National Career Guidance Show at Olympia on Wednesday 4 March. The National Career Guidance Shows are free and open to all careers educators, offering a chance to gain new insights, refresh your careers knowledge and meet new contacts to help develop your skills. Find out more and book your place now or book to attend the Leicestershire event on Wednesday 11 March.

Prospects Events is also running the annual Skills North West event at EventCity, Manchester on Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 March. The event is sponsored by The Manchester College and supported by the National Careers Service. It is highly interactive. Last year more than 8,000 young people, their parents, families and teachers attended to meet advisers, colleges, employers and training providers from across the North West. This year the visitors can get hands-on activities including childcare, edible art, forensic science, hair and beauty, media make-up, photography, science experiments and sports photography. For more information call 01823 362800 or visit the website.

In the West Midlands, Prospects is bringing together careers professionals for the latest Birmingham and Black Country network meeting, on Wednesday 5 March at Black Country House. The network meeting will inform careers professionals about the latest local and national news affecting their work in schools and colleges, the Quality Award, the National Careers Service in the West Midlands and the impact of changes to local contracts. The event is fully booked but for more information please email Sue Thacker or call 0121 521 2336.

The National Careers Service in the South West is running a workshop advising local people how to get into acting and modelling, on Friday 6 February in Torquay, Devon. Prospects in the City is running a series of career events at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park; see above.

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