The Big Assembly is the highlight of National Apprenticeship Week
‘The Big Assembly’ is a live video stream to thousands across the UK wanting to find out more about apprenticeships and career options post 16.
Brought to you during National Apprenticeship Week and on International Women’s day, this second Big Assembly will attempt to beat last year’s record of 10,000 people being online all at the same time for careers advice and guidance.
This year we’re focusing on diversity and social mobility, you’ll hear from Apprentices and employers who’ll be sharing their stories and inviting questions from a live and virtual audience through this interactive broadcast.
Schools, young people, parents, careers advisors and employers from across the nation are invited at 10.30am, on 8 March 2018 to take part in this year’s Big Assembly.
The Big Assembly is supported by a range of great organisations
It’s an attempt to be the largest online careers advice seminar ever. Aimed at students considering post-secondary school options, parents, teachers and employers; the seminar will provide information and an opportunity to ask questions about careers and apprenticeships.
10.30 am on the 8th March 2018
This coincides with National Apprenticeship week and National Careers Week (6th-10th March 2017)
First, you need to register to attend at www.bigassembly.org. We have the “Test Video” page for those wanting to test there connection.
On the day, make sure you log on in time for the 10.30am start and be prepared to ask questions through the links provided in the guidance.
Yes, anyone who wants or needs to log on to the live stream either for them or to show to a group will need to register, test and log on.
The big assembly is a mix of information videos interspersed with live continuity. The video looks at career options and apprenticeships from the perspective of students, teachers, parents and employers. During the continuity, there will be experts on hands to answer questions sent ‘real time’ using email, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
They just need to register and check that the connection works, then log in. They can also post questions should they wish to.
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