Business Class

An event in Bristol has helped improve teachers’ knowledge of local career opportunities and the skills needed to access them, potentially improving the employment prospects of thousands of young people.
Business and education leaders from across Wales got together this week at Business in the Community Cymru’s first Business-Education Symposium - and it wasn’t just about policy and planning.
This is the home of the live blog from BITC Cymru's first ever Business-Education Symposium live blog.

Evie, Elin, Efa and Amelia from Ysgol y Strade are going to be taking over the live blog throughout the Symposium, supported by Dave and the rest of the BITC Cymru team. So stay in touch with the latest from the event by reading their blog below.

The team will also be tweeting from @BITCCymru and everyone will be on the hashtag #EdSympCymru!
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