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How You Can Help

There are many ways of helping young people's learning and skills. Here are a few suggestions:

School-based activities

  • Acting as a business adviser / facilitator for student Work Related Learning or enterprise workshops and activities.
  • Giving a talk to a group of students about your job or organisation, or taking part in an interview skills programme.
  • Becoming a 'Number Partner' to help build a primary school pupil's basic numeracy skills.

Visits to Businesses / Work Experience placements

  • Offering workplace visits (lasting from a hour or so to a day) to pupils / students.
  • Offering half-day or 1-day visits to education staff / careers advisers.
  • Providing Work Experience placements, either for two-week blocks or on a 1-day-a-week basis, for students.

Further types of involvement

  • Encouraging company staff to visit schools.classroom
  • Sponsoring curriculum development grants, awards, prizes, or a book for the school library.
  • Providing resources / sharing resources on a reciprocal basis.

  • Becoming a school / college governor.


There are many other ways you could get involved all of which can provide a valuable learning opportunity for young people and also have benefits for business, whether you are a very small company or a large multinational.

  • Links with education can raise the profile of your company in the local community

  • Working with young people can provide your company and employees with a new perspective of their work

  • It can provide you with staff development opportunities

  • Through your involvement, young people learn more about the world of work, develop their skills and are better able to make informed choices.

If you are interested, we're here to help you. Please email us or call us on 07872 444933 to discuss how we can help you help people in Enfield learn more about the world of work.


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Enfield EBP, Enfield Business Centre, 201 Hertford Road EN3 5JH
Tel: 07872 444933