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Careermap alongside the BBC are hosting a webinar event which will enable schools and colleges to meet the Gatsby Benchmarks. If you’re a career leader, teacher or career adviser we have you covered! The BBC is a world-leading public service broadcaster and are here to share their career experiences with you. Click the button below to sign up!

The free event will take place on Thursday 10 October at 4pm. Places are filling up quickly so book today! All you need on the day is WiFi and connected device, you can join the live webinar from anywhere you want. Once you have registered you’ll receive login details closer to the day. Should you have any questions prior to then please contact

What Will the Event Involve? 

This webinar will be hosted by Sharon Walpole, Careermap Director and Naomi Blackbourn, Recruitment Manager (Apprenticeships, Graduates and Development Schemes) at the BBC. This live webinar will centre it’s focus on insights from career and labour market information (Gatsby Benchmarks #2). It will also explore:

  • An introduction to Sharon Walpole, Careermap Director
  • An introduction to Naomi Blackbourn (Apprenticeships, Graduates and Development Schemes)
  • How you can learn from career and labour market information
  • BBC young talent schemes
  • How you can make young people and their parents aware of this information
  • Live Q&A
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Who Is Involved?

About BBC’s Naomi Blackbourn

We’re sure you’ve all heard of BBC but did you know they offer a wide range of career programmes? The BBC are passionate about investing in the future generation of talent. 

Naomi has over 14 years in the careers sector. When she first started out she worked in recruitment and since then she has expanded her knowledge to the graduate, undergraduate and apprenticeship market. Naomi holds a wealth of knowledge and knows just what employers are looking for. 

Specialising in selection and assessment, student and graduate recruitment, Naomi understands the importance of good career guidance so young people know all the possible opportunities available to them. 

About Sharon Walpole 

Sharon Walpole has built a knowledgeable base of the careers sectors. Having worked in the industry for over 15 years, Sharon is considered a reliable and informative source of information regarding careers and qualification routes. 

Sharon started her career as an FE Lecturer and has since been CEO at big education and career companies. Her in-depth experience has lead to her role as Director of Careermap where Sharon manages digital aspects and publishes a magazine called Careermag. Sharon is passionate about helping you people to achieve their true potential and acknowledges that to do this they need quality career advice and guidance. 

Careermap not only publishes Careermag but also provides alternative ways for young people to explore their options. They have a wide range of Apprenticeships, Graduate and Course vacancies live on their website. They also present interactive and informative videos on Careermap TV and blogs which can help young people to get the edge in a competitive job market. 

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