Bracing for the Skills Revolution: Thriving in a Dynamic Labour Market
The nature of business and work is constantly evolving. In this new age, business success will be tethered to the success of nurturing the next generation of workers. To meet this challenge head on and within the wider context of the UK employment market, Skills and Employability 2019 has curated one crucial day of engagement, on the themes that matter to you.
Taking place on Thursday 26th September 2019, the conference is built around the critical issues of: the prospects of apprenticeship reform; the implementation of T-levels; the burgeoning digital skills gap; social mobility and routes for in-work progression; and life- long learning.
Why attend Skills & Employability 2019?
The Skills and Employability Summit is a special community of solution orientated experts, who are successfully navigating the changing world of work.
This forum is an opportunity to learn about the UK government’s priorities for the skills and employability sector as well as diffusing the uncertainty around funding, post 16 options and strengthening the links between enterprise and UK academic institutions.
We have attentively listened to the concerns of employers, careers advisers and human resources professionals and together we shall progress on these challenges.
Topics will include:
2019 Speakers Include:
Sir Gerry BerraganChief Executive Officer
Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (confirmed)
Sue HusbandDirector, Employer and Employee Engagement
Education and Skills Funding Agency (confirmed)
Dr Sam GroganPro Vice-Chancellor of Student Experience
University of Salford, Manchester (confirmed)
Dr Lisa TaylorAssociate Dean for Employability for the Faculty of Medicine and Health
University of East Anglia (confirmed)
Tim ThomasDirector of Employment and Skills Policy
Make UK - The Manufacturers' Organisation (confirmed)
An excellent event bringing like-minded people together to develop opportunities for our future workforce
Lead Practitioner, Gateshead College
An absolutely fantastic event. If you are working in the skills and employability area, this is the one event you need to go to. I left the event with new ideas and totally inspired
Schools Employment Co-Ordinator, Rhonda Cynon Taf Local Authority
The event showcased lots of new and interesting ideas and policies about the much needed direction of travel around the integration of employers and education, as partners and co-educators of the 21st century workforce