2014 - June 2014

“Learning to Work – Bridging the Gap” – Sheffield Hallam University – 20/06/14


Henry Boot Construction’s Training Adviser Adeana Raper recently attended the ‘Learning to Work – Bridging the Gap’ meeting at Sheffield Hallam University. This meeting was part of a joint event organised by Sheffield Hallam University and the South Yorkshire & District Branch of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD).

The interactive event was designed to consider the gap between employer expectations and young people’s ability to understand and meet them.  The event included ‘round table discussions’ with local young people affected by the issues, and was further supported by case studies from a range of organisations.  

The event was an opportunity to understand what is being done locally to support young people through organisations such as the Cutler’s Made in Sheffield Programme, the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy within Sheffield College, and Sheffield City Council’s Lifelong Learning, Skills & Communities Department.

“For the Sheffield City Region to be successful we need give our young people the tools, motivation and the incentive to continually acquire new skills for them to grow as individuals. This is essential in order for our businesses to be successful and world leading.”

Adeana Raper, Training Adviser, Henry Boot Construction

For more information contact:

Steve Allen
Business Development Manager