On 19 Jul 17 HQ 11 (Inf) Bde will host a SE Education Fair & Festival of Learning to promote a wide variety of education opportunities and courses to all of our Serving Personnel, Spouses, Partners and young family members. The event will cover to themes:
1. Education into Industry (E2I):
Arms & Service professional bodies will partner industry groups, civilian professional bodies and academic institutions to provide advice & guidance to help identify structured career paths mapped to civilian qualifications. Key aims are:
o PROMOTE wider understanding of Industry skills requirements in light of future employment growth areas, skills gaps & key recognised qualifications.
o PROMOTE In-Service & external professional development opportunities.
o ENCOUARGE networking to facilitate long-term planning and development of personal learning journeys (educational pathways).
E2I will be supported by 77 AEC LDOs & IEROs, CTP, OA, DWP to provide advice on access to funding, process etc…
2. Festival of Learning:
Explore an exciting array of wider vocational learning opportunities to encourage our Armed Forces Community (spouses, partners, families) to embrace lifelong learning. FE / HE and other Learning providers will promote regionally-run courses, Have-a-go taster days, apprenticeships, volunteering opportunities etc.. all supported by DWP to identify government education funding schemes and potential onward employment.