Inspiring the next generation of young people during World Space Week
In this World Space Week (October 4-10, 2021), the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) brings together employers, schools, colleges and young people to inspire the next generation of the space industry.
Solent LEP Skills Advisory Group Chair Rachael Randall said:
“The South East is home to the largest number of space and satellite organizations in the country, so there is a wide variety of employment opportunities in this industry in the Solent.
“This World Space Week, we are working with partners across the region to inspire young people to careers in the space industries, to hear first-hand the different roles and pathways to a space career and to learn more about them. skills and qualities employers are looking for.
190+ space-related organizations
There are over 190 space-related organizations in the South East of England. From universities to research centers, analysis of satellite data for the environment, satellite manufacturing, rocket design and the propulsion system, this region is full of space activity and opportunities for news. generations.
“Education and skills are essential to the future economic prosperity of our region, and the Solent LEP has a key role to play in ensuring that our young people are equipped to take full advantage of the opportunities available to them.
“The space industry has grown 33% over the past three years, and I encourage young people to participate in one or more of the online sessions during the week and find out if this could be their career. “
Listen to a variety of lectures
Lectures throughout the week will cover the themes of careers in space, learning in the space sector, physics in the space sector and women in STEM.
A range of supportive resources are available for schools and colleges.
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The Solent LEP participates in the World Space Week Careers and Business activities program in partnership with Enterprise M3 LEP, Surrey and Hampshire Space Hub, South Coast Center of Excellence in Satellite Applications and Catapult Satellite Applications.
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