|Leader:||Judith Drury, COA|
|Date:||Thursday 8 June 2017|
|Time:||12:30 – 15:30 for the main meeting, with an optional Centigrade Training Course 10:00 – 12:00|
|Venue:||Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, 154 Northgate, Wakefield, W Yorkshire, WF1 3QX|
|Cost:||There is no charge for this meeting|
|Topic:||Careers in Finance Accounting and Banking|
We have pleasure in confirming details of our latest regional meeting for careers teachers and education advisers in Yorkshire. This will take place at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield on Thursday 8 June 2017.
Lunch will be available at 12:30 and the meeting will begin at 13:30. An open forum will follow the presentations in which those present can network, share ideas and exchange examples of good practice. The meeting will finish at 15:30. The speaker Alice Shepherd FCA is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance at Leeds University. She will talk about the careers available in finance, accounting and banking, the relevant degree courses and give an overview of the apprenticeship possibilities.
Alice is a chartered accountant and is well-qualified to speak about careers in this sector, having previously worked in practice at PwC and trained graduates for professional accounting qualifications at Kaplan Financial. Before joining the University of Leeds, she was a lecturer at Manchester Business School (part of the University of Manchester).
Optional: Centigrade Training Course 10:00 – 12:00
In addition to the main meeting, there will be an opportunity to learn how to make the best use of Centigrade, COA's HE selection programme for students. Centigrade matches a student's interests and abilities with HE courses and institutions in the UK, Ireland, Australasia, Canada and those in Europe offering undergraduate degrees taught in English.