Virtual Encounters

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Covid19 and the restrictions imposed regarding external visitors to the site has notprevented learners from having meaningfulencounters with Employers.Trinity Solutions Academy working in partnership with local employers and providers of further education have embraced technology to delivervirtual sessionsvia Microsoft Teamsto learners.
Keepmoat delivered a presentation givingstudents the opportunity to explore employer expectations as well as gain an insight into the current Local Labour Market – including the effects ofCovidon theconstructionindustry. Taking advantage of the support available through Keepmoat, we have scheduled a construction challenge to take placelateNovearlyDec which willsee learnerschallenged withplanning,designingand buildinga housing development within budgetary constraints.
Learners have also benefitted fromencounters with Newcastle College, who delivered a virtual presentation focusing onInterview Techniques. This was followed by mock telephone interviews with verbal and written feedback given to learners with hints and tips to improve their technique going forward.