PwC launches new Virtual Classroom programme for 14-18 year olds

  • PwC is kicking off a new Virtual Classroom programme to help school students in years 11 to 14 develop their employabiltiy skills.

    With education having been disrupted by the Covid-19 outbreak, many young people have moved to online learning platforms. The educational schemes that some of Northern Ireland's tech firms usually run into schools or on-site at their offices over the summer have also been disrupted.

    PwC has now announced the launch of its new Virtual Classroom programme, a new tech learning scheme for students between the ages of 14 and 18 (year 11 and year 14 in Northern Ireland). The scheme will be delivered as a mixture of pre-recorded and live sessions, and will give students who want to have a career in tech a helping hand.

    Students will develop employability skills, learn about PwC as an employer, and talk with PwC ambassadors in live sessions to ask anything they need to know. Recorded sessions will be available to watch at any time thoughout the programme, which will remain accessible until Monday 27th July.

    To register for live sessions or access the recorded sessions so far, head over to https://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/school-jobs/virtual-classroom.html and check out the schedule. keep an eye out also for special sessionst hat will be run for parents, carers, and teachers.

    Source: Written based on press release

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