Newham Construction Mentoring Programme
Posted: 13th January 2009
A brand new mentoring programme has been created to support students who have enrolled on the 14-19 Diplomas in Construction and the Built Environment (CBE) and Engineering.
The mentoring programme has been developed in partnership with the Construction Industry Council, Newham Education Business Partnership and the London Borough of Newham 14-19 Education team and will be launched in January 2009.
The programme involves linking volunteer practitioners from related built environment disciplines with young people aged 14 to 19 years old in Newham, giving the volunteer an invaluable opportunity to support and encourage potential future practitioners. The mentoring programme aims to raise the student’s aspirations and self-esteem, support improvement in their academic performance, develop key functional skills and support informed career choices.
Mentors and mentees will have regular meetings at the students’ school or college where they will share knowledge and information which, will enhance the student’s work-based learning and further develop their practical and academic understanding of their chosen career of interest.
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