Event

The future for Apprenticeships, further education and meeting the skills gap in London

Delegates will consider what more can be done to increase number of Apprenticeships being offered by employers and taken up by students, and the impact of the new funding model; as well as challenges for raising standards in vocational qualifications, and next steps for targeting improvements in the development of those in the education system.
Guests of Honour: Jack Morris, Co-Chair, Skills & Employment Working Group, London Enterprise Panel (LEP); Moira McKerracher, Deputy Director, UKCES and Jeremy Benson, Executive Director for Vocational Qualifications, Ofqual.

Date: 28/06/2022 – 28/06/2022

Time:09:00


THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED

Guests of Honour: Jack Morris, Co-Chair, Skills & Employment Working Group, London Enterprise Panel (LEP); Moira McKerracher, Deputy Director, UKCES and Jeremy Benson, Executive Director for Vocational Qualifications, Ofqual

This conference will provide a timely opportunity to discuss next steps for further education, skills and apprenticeships in London.

Delegates will consider implementation of projects set out in the London Growth Deal to build the Capital’s skills base, progress made on skills and economic priorities in the Mayor’s Jobs and Growth Plan, and will discuss latest thinking on engaging employers to develop a needs-based market.

Further sessions will focus on what more can be done to increase number of Apprenticeships being offered by employers and taken up by students, and the likely impact of the new funding model. Attendees will also consider challenges for raising standards in vocational qualifications, and next steps for targeting improvements in the development of those in the education system to prepare the Capital’s young people for the work place.

At this early stage we are delighted to be able to include addresses from Jeremy Benson, Executive Director for Vocational Qualifications, Ofqual; Jack Morris, Co-Chair, Skills & Employment Working Group, London Enterprise Panel (LEP); Moira McKerracher, Deputy Director, UKCES and Councillor Peter John, Leader, London Borough of Southwark and Executive Member for Children, Skills and Employment, London Councils.

Charlotte Bosworth, Director, Skills and Employment, OCR; Tony Ellender, Emerging Talent Development Manager, Construction Services UK, Balfour Beatty; Lucy Haynes, Director for London, CBI;Andrew Purvis, Chief Executive Officer, K10; Stewart Segal, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Employment and Learning Providers; Sue Terpilowski, Chairman, London Policy Unit, Federation of Small Businesses and Member, Skills & Employment Working Group, London Enterprise Panel (LEP) andCathy Walsh, Co-Chair, London Regional Committee, Association of Colleges and Principal and Chief Executive, Barking & Dagenham College.

Stephen Knight AM, Member, Economy Committee, London Assembly has kindly agreed to chair a session at this seminar.

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