Maritime UK’ runs a sector-wide industry ambassador programme for schools and colleges:”Inspiring the Future Maritime“.
The programme has been designed to support schools are colleges in meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks. Benchmark 5 sets out the expectation that all young people must have meaningful encounters with employers as part of their careers programme.
The Maritime UK programme is led by Lorna Wagner, who is herself a careers professional having joined the sector from Eastleigh College, where she achieved the Level 6 Diploma in Careers Guidance and Development.
Maritime UK has partnered with Inspiring the Future to deliver the programme. The organisation provides a vital bridge between young people, educational providers and employers. With over 1000 schools and colleges in the UK already using the platform, today’s news will see a growing number of maritime ambassadors available to those schools in all corners of the country.