It was a great day and a great opportunity to be able to meet colleagues from Colleges, LEP’s, Local Authorities, Universities, Training Providers, Awarding Bodies, Sector Membership Bodies and Talent Management Organisations to explore, discuss and better understand the issues and challenges involved in defining, developing and delivering the skills of the future and the workforce of tomorrow.
The Plenary & Workshop slides are now available…
Plenary 1: DEFINING TOMORROW’S WORKFORCE:
How can we understand what skills are going to be needed in the future?
Elena Magrini, Policy & Research Manager, Centre for Cities
"Really great insight - well presented and lots of time for questions" "Very Interesting"
Plenary 2: DEVELOPING TOMORROW’S WORKFORCE:
Why are employers focusing more on skills competencies and what are the implications?
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Kirstie Donnelly, MBE, Managing Director, City & Guilds Group,
Kathryn Porter, Director of Youth Strategy, Hilton Worldwide.
"Loved the couch/question set up." "Good session and useful insight to how employers need to work in the future."
Plenary 3: DELIVERING TOMORROW’S WORKFORCE:
How can we ensure that we keep abreast with the needs of an ever-changing labour market?
Richard Miles, PVC of enterprise and engagement, The University of Sydney.
"Great Content, Good informative slides". "Fascinating."
Plenary 4: EXPLORING TOMORROW’S WORKFORCE:
What are the emerging trends as we look towards the labour market of the future?
Duncan Brown, Senior Economist, Emsi UK
"Always great to see what's possible with data." "Super- engaging and informative." "If there was a category above excellent I'd have ticked that!!"
Plenary 5: TOMORROW’S GLOBAL WORKFORCE:
How is the global workforce changing, and what can you do to keep up with what’s going on?
Andrew Crapuchettes – Chief Executive Officer, Emsi
1. Identifying skills demand and using it to shape your course planning and employer engagement
Hugh Callaway, Group Director of Marketing and Commercial Businesses, TEC Partnership
2. How Degree Apprenticeships are bridging the gap between education and employment
Mandy Crawford-Lee, Director of Policy and Operations, UVAC
3. Using local insight to develop an integrated approach to Skills Advisory Panels and Local Industrial Strategy
Caroline Perkins, Research Manager, Thames Valley Berkshire LEP