A Boost for Our Work Linking Schools and Businesses

Louise Lunn the LEP's new Enterprise Coordinator

LOUISE Lunn has joined us as the Lead Enterprise Coordinator for our work with The Careers and Enterprise Company, linking up York and North Yorkshire’s schools and businesses.

The role builds on Louise’s former secondment here from Ryedale Council working on the same project.

We have also increased our capacity on this project, by partnering with NYBEP – an educational social enterprise, to deliver the project across the region. NYBEP also has a dedicated Enterprise Co-ordinator working specifically with the area’s schools and employers on the North Yorkshire Coast. The role, based at Coventry University, Scarborough Campus, brings clarity and efficiency by working closely with local providers and stakeholders. It will also be fully integrated into existing networks, partnerships and initiatives, including the Scarborough Pledge and emerging Opportunity Area programmes.

We currently have 49 schools signed up to the project and have a diverse range of 31 Enterprise Advisors (EA’s) to work with the schools. We have EA’s ranging from representatives from international companies to self-employed and retired professionals who are all equally passionate about investing in the next generation.

Enterprise Adviser Networking Meeting

We will be holding an EA networking meeting at NYBEP’s Inspirations event on 29th June. Networking enables our EA’s to exchange views and experiences with one another whilst offering the opportunity to meet schools and students. The Inspirations event will bring together Science, Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) in a fun and interactive environment, linking classroom learning with real career opportunities.

If you would like to know more about the CEC project and how you could become involved please visit the website: www.careersandenterprise.co.uk and contact [email protected]