Global corporations are gearing up to work with pupils of Larbert High School as part of ‘World of Work’ week taking place today (8th February).

Now in its fifth year, the event has over twenty different organisations including Adobe, Microsoft and HP signed up to give first year pupils an insight into possible career paths.

Representatives from City of Glasgow College, Heriot Watt University and the Roslin Institute will also take part to help pupils decide on their future subject choices.

The pupils will be offered a range of hands on activities which includes designing a new laptop with HP, use Amazon’s computer program to control a robot in their warehouse and pan for gold with Geobus.

Some other practical sessions will also be held with Google trainer on hand to give tips on CV writing while Keiran Aitken, Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 will discuss encouraging the next generation to think bigger.

Pamela Jones, lead teacher of the event, said: “By getting involved in so many different kinds of activities and spending time with these major employers  the pupils will be better prepared to make some big decisions that will impact their future.

“It is encouraging to see another year of pupils getting the chance to take part in one of the biggest events of its kind in our schools and we are sure it will continue to be a huge success for everyone taking part.”


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