Entirely North West

LANCASHIRE RECRUITMENT NEWS

Friday March 15 2019


Positive Footprints take home inaugural CDI award




Positive Footprints take home inaugural CDI award

Burnley-based Positive Footprints has picked up the first ever ‘Careers Programme in a Primary School’ award at the National Career Development Institute (CDI) Awards.

At a glittering ceremony in Leeds on Thursday 6 March, the organisation’s Raising Aspirations programme beat off competition from Adviza and NHS Health England for the award.

The programme was seen as a sustainable model of best practice by the CDI judges, who were looking for an innovative programme which contributed to career development and had a strong impact on young people.

Through the Job Junction and Raising Aspirations programmes, Positive Footprints gets pupils to discover their personal skills, qualities and passions, think about their futures and develop key skills associated with the world of work in a fun and engaging way. The programme is an out of box solution for schools, with all the necessary materials provided for teachers to deliver the programme in the classroom.

Lesley Burrows, Managing Director of Positive Footprints, said: “We are delighted to win the first ever CDI award for programmes that target primary schools.

“We are passionate about raising aspirations and opening up the world of work so children and young people know what careers are out there. At the same time, building confidence in their natural abilities and passions so they know they can pursue careers doing something they love.

“By supporting children at primary school level, we have a greater chance of improving social mobility and helping children achieve their goals.

“Since joining the Regenda Group we have been able to reach more children than ever and have huge ambition for the roll out of the programme across the country.

“I would like to thank our brilliant schools and businesses which has helped us along our way.”



"We are delighted to win the first ever CDI award for programmes that target primary schools."
Lesley Burrows








DISCLAIMER: The statements, opinions, views and advice expressed in this article are those of the author/organisation and not of ENTIRELY. This article should represent information correct at the time of publication however whilst every care has been taken to present up-to-date and accurate information, we cannot guarantee that inaccuracies will not occur. ENTIRELY will not be held responsible for any claim, loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any information within this article or any information accessed through this site. The content of any organisations websites which you link to from ENTIRELY are entirely out of the control of ENTIRELY, and you proceed at your own risk. These links are provided purely for your convenience and do not imply any endorsement of or association with any products, services, content, information or materials offered by or accessible to you at the organisations site.






RECOMMENDED FOR YOU ON ENTIRELY RECRUITMENT










How to reduce your staff turnover


Hiring new members of staff can be an expensive task. Not only is it time consuming to undergo the recruitment process, but when you bring a new colleague into your business, they need extensive training to make sure they can be the biggest asset possible