The one-day careers conference will be running on Thursday 3rd February 2022 at Maidstone Grammar School for Girls. The event is open to sixth form students and teachers across Kent, in a bid to inspire and educate young people about careers in the digital space.
Industry-leading speakers from a range of backgrounds will be joining on the day, to share their career journeys, job insights and top tips with the aim to help bridge the digital skills shortage in the UK.
According to a study by World Skills UK, research shows that:
Yet, despite this demand, it's become apparent that student’s don’t feel educated well enough on digital skills. Proven by a study conducted by Reflect Digital in 2019, which revealed that:
In light of this research, Reflect Digital’s CEO, Becky Simms has made it her mission to raise awareness of the digital careers available and inspire young people in the county, by teaming up with Maidstone Grammar School for Girls to run this one-day digital conference.
The aim of Aspiration Digital is to educate, inspire and empower the next generation by:
The conference offers students the opportunity to listen to these keynote speakers, network with professionals and select breakout sessions to match their interests, with the choice of 6 different roles:
You can register your interest and read more information about the event can be found here.