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Interview with Edwin Nganga - a Teacher from Leyton Sixth Form College


Edwin Nganga teaches computer science, engineering and ICT at Leyton Sixth Form College. Edwin is the College's relationship manager for Pathways to Engineering on the Good Jobs Campaign. He has been overseeing the workshops and is currently supporting students on their journey with Atkins.






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Interview with the Fast Forward Four - Interns at OMD


Last year Malwina, Tia-Nicole, Ahmed and Muawiyah completed Fast Forward – a 6-month intensive training programme delivered by OMD International, Citizens UK and JP Morgan – securing a competitive 9-month internship at OMD at the end. During their internship they have been working on various projects with companies like Carlsberg, Bacardi, Hilton and Heinz. We caught up with them half-way through their internship to talk about their experience of working among professionals for a global media agency.




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Interview with Sanna Shabir from Atkins - Good Jobs Campaign Alumni


Sanna Shabir is one of the first participants on a Good Jobs Campaign programme. Sanna heard about the programme while studying at Sir George Monoux Sixth Form College (member of TELCO). She has been employed by Atkins since the programme finished as a civil engineering technician apprentice and is currently studying civil engineering on a degree level in order to take her career even further. Sanna is an inspiration for those who are considering participating in the Good Jobs Programme or becoming an engineer.




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Interview with Andrew Attfield, Barts Health NHS Trust


Andrew Attfield works for one of the partner employers on the Good Jobs Campaign – Barts Health NHS Trust. His role as an Associate Director for Public Health is to work on health improvement of the community. Some of Andrew's responsibilities include implementation of a Trust-wide smoke-free policy, alcohol screening and oversight of work addressing the wider determinants of health including local employment. We spoke to Andrew about the benefits the Good Jobs Programme brings to Barts Health NHS Trust and why they are a Principal Partner.



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Boris Backs Call for Businesses to Create Good Jobs

This morning, Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, called on businesses in the capital to support a new programme called The Good Jobs Campaign, which will help 8,000 talented young people from diverse backgrounds access a good jobs opportunity by 2020.

The Good Jobs Campaign, developed by Citizens UK – national community organising charity and founders of the Living Wage Foundation – connects young people with businesses needing talented candidates. In London alone, it’s anticipated that by 2020 technology, health, engineering and the creative industries will need at least 1.5 million new recruits, and there’s already 20,000 unfilled vacancies predominantly in the science and technology sectors.


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