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Chelsea looks to the future
12:02pm Friday 12th October 2012 in News
A 17-year-old A-level student at a Kidderminster school has been talking about the transition from education to the workplace as guest writer for an online directory for parents.
Chelsea Savoy, who is Head Student at Holy Trinity International School, has been telling readers of KidsTree about her experiences at the Kidderminster school and her aspirations for the future.
She is part of a new apprenticeship venture led by TV personality Melissa Porter called Britain’s Emerging Talent.
The apprenticeship seeks to engage young people through fashion and give them the skills and experience that will help with their career in the future, as well as uncover the next fashion guru!
Melissa explained: “We are looking for people with a passion for fashion who are seriously looking into a career in it and who feel that university is not the route for them.
“To have an influence in the fashion industry and to work your way up in such a competitive field of business, you need to have experience. These apprenticeships that will be offered in the competition will allow you to put your foot into this dynamic and exciting world of fashion.”
A major purpose of Britain’s Emerging Talent is to target the undiscovered talent within the 1.6 m illion NEETs (Not in Employment, Education or Training) aged between 16 and 24 within the UK, and to give opportunities to those who have known only disappointment and rejection, or are unsure of how to proceed into a career in fashion.
“We are hoping that these fun ideas will help encourage people to look towards Britain’s Emerging Talent as a plausible stepping stone for their careers,” said Melissa.
Chelsea, who is aiming to go into the Army as an officer when she finishes her studies, explains what it’s like to be making career decisions and what opportunities are available to young people.
KidsTree (www.kidstree.co.uk) helps parents find activities, classes and lessons in their area for their children. It also offers guidance and reviews on all things that help young people raise their aspirations so they can achieve their true potential.