Parents and Carers invitation to iCan Careers Event 23.01.20

7 January

East Sussex LA  are inviting parents of students aged 14-18 with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND), Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) and/or students with barriers to accessing mainstream careers events to attend the iCan careers event on 23rd January 2020 at the Kings Church in Eastbourne. Students and parents/carers will have the opportunity to meet colleges, local training providers and over 30 employers from across the county and through four rooms :

1.    The Interactive Hall, where education providers and employers will be providing engaging activities for students to take part in, including using virtual reality;
2.    The Work Ready room, will help young people with their CV skills, writing their personal statements, improving their interview skills, college applications, and their overall personal development;
3.    The Careers Hotspot room, will enable young people to meet with employers and providers to learn about routes into employment and gain information about careers;
4.    The Careers Cinema will be running career films focused on construction and the health and social care sectors, with a question and answer session with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and Allied Health Professionals.

This year all four rooms will be open to parents and carers from 15.00 -16.30, where you can find information on next steps from employers, and take part in coding workshops with Microsoft.
If parents and carers would like to attend please sign up by visiting the Eventbrite site, or to find out more information, email

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