May 21st 2015

Nottingham Academy ‘Pledge’ to local initiative

3aaa Nottingham Academy, have committed to a local initiative called ‘Nottingham Jobs Pledge’ to help reduce youth unemployment and engage with young people throughout the Nottingham Region. Launched last year the Nottingham Jobs Pledge has attracted 300 local businesses with its mission being that youth unemployment isn’t just a community issue but also businesses one. The region has a wealth of untapped talent and creativity on the doorstep and local businesses need to take advantage of that to help provide young people with life changing opportunities and help grow the city’s success.

3aaa Nottingham attended the Jobs Pledge Event on 19th May which was held at the City Council. The event was attended by a large number of delegates from local business and schools. Nottingham Academy Manager Jim Horne was presented with a certificate of pledge membership after signing a commitment to this local initiative.

Jim Horne stated “This is a fantastic local initiative that brings together local business and education providers to focus and work together to reduce unemployment within young people and drive greater development of the local economy”.

The event was hosted by Nottingham City council and introduced by Councillor Nick McDonald (NCC portfolio holder for Jobs and Growth) and presentations from key note speakers from local business and education providers.

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