January 10th : The Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8AH /and (for those able to join earlier) 1 Frederick’s Place, Off Old Jewry, London EC2R 8AE
How can you make sure your students really stand out from the crowd? What experiences and skills will really set them up for the future? This event will help you understand more about different career pathways and the real qualities which employers are keen to see.
This event is suitable for all teachers and head teachers whether or not their students are attending TeenTech events and will offer valuable insight into careers in the digital world, covering all industries from aeronautics to film production, cyber security to healthcare.
We are delighted that the Bank of England have offered to host this event and to give us a rare opportunity to go inside this iconic building and to de-mystify the Bank of England!
This event is strictly by pre-registration only using the contact form below.
If you are able to arrive earlier then we have a great opportunity for teachers . You do not need to attend this pre-event activity to attend the Bank of England event.
15.45-16.45 Maker Session – Hands on with FabLab
FabLab London are opening up their awesome space opposite the Bank of England for teachers attending the Bank of England event. It’s a chance for you to get hands on with the brilliant facilities provided in their 4000 sq ft facility for designing and making. If you want to find out how to inspire your students – come and explore the possibilities of lasers, wearable technology, 3D printing and electronics. This pre-event activity session will take place at 1 Frederick’s Place, Off Old Jewry, London EC2R 8AE
1700 Arrival at Bank of England
1715-1720 What does the future of work look like? Maggie Philbin opens the session with insights into the real tomorrow’s world.
1720-1740 Panel session with Q&A. The world of work and the pathways to great careers are changing. Whether your students aim to work in media, health, aeronautics or The Bank of England itself, there are strong apprenticeship schemes alongside graduate routes. Which will suit your students?
We have an expert panel lined up including Bank of England Chief Tech Officer, apprenticeship providers and a leading careers adviser from the Central Careers Hub.
1750-1800 ‘I did it my way’. Graduates and Apprentices share different experiences.
18.00 – 18.20 ‘Technology is all about People’ Supporting students with extracurricular projects is one way to bring the world of science and technology to life. Fiona Hopkinson shares her experiences on how her students completely changed their perspective to view science, technology and engineering as creative subjects with real world applications.
1820 Optional Tour of The Bank of England – Understand more about all the opportunities and the impact technology is making on the way it . If you do not want to take part in this, you can depart at 1830
Please note that teachers and headteachers must register to attend this event Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.