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Preparing & Upskilling the UK Workforce

The Skills & Employability Summit will be a unique networking opportunity for decision makers in the Skills sector.

Taking place on Thursday 26th September 2019, the conference will feature key topics of discussion including the future of apprenticeship reforms, the current state of UK employability and strategies to tackle post-Brexit skill shortages.

Why attend Skills & Employability 2019?

The Skills & Employability Summit provides a platform to learn about where the UK Government will be investing money next in the skills and employability sector.

This unique opportunity provides a chance to hear from relevant case studies from both education and apprenticeship providers. Every year we bring together a selection of key speakers to address the changes to funding, policy, structure and strategy surrounding the areas that encompass young people, apprentices and school leavers as well as adult learners and those looking to return to employment.

Topics will include:

Previous Speakers Included:

Lizzie Crowley
Skills Advisor, Policy, PR and Public Affairs
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Paul Warner
Director of Research & Development
Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)
Sue Husband
Director, National Apprenticeship Service
Education and Skills Funding Agency
Wendy Breakell
Business Partnerships
Westminster Kingsway College


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

Careers Manager, Toot Hill School

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Tickets & Registration

This highly interactive one-day summit is a must-attend for for skills sector professionals. Benefit from:
  • A programme delivered by leading policy makers and decision makers across the skills sector
  • The opportunity to learn and solve the issues facing the sector with over 250 of your peers
  • Discover pioneering and award-winning case studies from across the UK

Park Plaza Victoria London

Situated in the heart of London, the Victoria Park Plaza is a world class venue providing the perfect environment to learn, network, and do business. Delegates will enjoy high quality conference facilities with full catering throughout the day, including breakfast and a post-show drinks reception.

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