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Looking for young talent?

Looking for young talent?

As part of our Council Plan 2018-22, Southwark council is committed to making sure that 500 young people from low income backgrounds get paid internships with London’s employers. This academic year 19/20 the EBA is working with two local schools to support them in...

Offer work experience

Offer work experience

With a new academic year ahead, children are back to school with a plenty to learn in and outside the classroom. Working with our business partners we are already planning for another cycle of work experience making sure this knowledge can be put in practice. The EBA...

Southwark students meet local employers

Southwark students meet local employers

At the beginning of this month 170 young people from Southwark had the chance to meet with local employers and find out more about available careers. Working with local employers, we secured 20 business visits across various industries to help students get a feel for...

Positive Futures Fund – Phase 2

Positive Futures Fund – Phase 2

Southwark Council is launching its Positive Futures Fund for 2019 to 2022. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to make a positive impact and help reduce knife crime. The aim of the fund is to encourage and support innovative projects that inspire...

Raising pupils’ attainment through reading

Raising pupils’ attainment through reading

Would you like to become a reading volunteer or take part in our mentoring programme as a partner school? Join the programme and help pupils build their confidence and communication skills through weekly mentoring sessions.   The EBA has been working with primary...

What careers are out there

What careers are out there

The EBA has introduced a new career guiding workshop for year 9 that helps pupils reflect on their personality traits and open their eyes to different career options.   We believe that young people should choose their education and career path based on their...

Positive Futures Fund

Positive Futures Fund

Do you have an idea how to make your borough safer? Do you want to make a positive change and help reduce knife crime? Southwark Council is currently seeking to invest £500,000 to support inspiring initiatives for young people across the borough, helping community...

Preparing sixth form students with financial literacy

Preparing sixth form students with financial literacy

Southwark EBA is starting a new exciting programme focused on financial literacy. The first round of workshops has been delivered in collaboration with volunteers from Womble Bond Dickinson to year 12 and 13 students from St Martin in the Fields. These sessions aim to...

Young Enterprise 2019

Young Enterprise 2019

Two aspirational teams from St Thomas the Apostle College were pitching their business ideas as part of the Young Enterprise programme to a panel of judges at Southwark Council offices on 13 March. The judges, volunteers from our local business partners, carefully...

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