Southern Area BEP
The Southern Area BEP are developing an online Careers Guidance Database
for the SELB Schools. The main aim of the database is to improve students'
awareness of the career opportunities in their local area and to inform
them of the qualifications, skills and experience required for particular
As well as being used as a career guidance tool, the database can
also be used as a teaching resource to assist teachers in the classroom.
Virtual e-business is an initiative created and developed by the Southern
Area BEP in partnership with the SELB to improve the employability
skills of local people.
The programme aims to "Give students an opportunity to develop
a range of skills which are sought by today's employers".
Virtual e-business will link each school with both a large and a small
company. The school will then liase with their link company via e-mail,
employer visits etc. to gain information relating to their curriculum:
- Business studies (e-business)
- Information and Communication Technology. ICT