The third Creative Job Club event is from the founder of Swale Young People – Patrick Cantellow, who’ll be talking on Changing Lives While Developing Your Own. Creative Job Club is Ideas Test’s new project, funded by a NatWest Skills and Opportunities Fund award, for 18-25s who want to gain experience of working in the digital and creative industries.
‘It’s great to have the support of Ideas Test, which is working with us to develop the Young Enterprise Network. Together we are empowering more young people like me to start their own businesses.’
Starting a business has certainly been an alien world to me, and without the support of endless Googling and my experience with working with charities it would not have been possible. If only there was a group of other like minded and knowledgable individuals who could have helped me. Well, that’s what we’re up to!… Continue Reading
This programme offers regular meetings and workshops at No. 34. The work is delivered by industry experts with local knowledge. The aim is to build young people’s confidence and help them to discover what they might need to study to get into the business that interests them or start up on their own. The inspirational… Continue Reading
This year Ideas Test was one of the sponsors of ThinkNation’s 2016 event. Jon Pratty, our Creative Network Producer, attended the event and our intern Jade went to review the day. 2016 has been an eventful year so it was no surprise that ThinkNation’s BIG Questions were both incredibly topical and relevant. The programme of… Continue Reading
According to the Jan 2016 Digital Skills Report from the Department of Culture, Media & Sport: ‘A shortage in suitable digital skills for digital jobs persists in the UK labour market. This is a major risk to business growth, innovation and broader societal development.’ Learning new digital skills is a great route to developing creativity,… Continue Reading