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Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Employability & Skills Conference 2020

Destination Chesterfield

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 from 08:00 to 11:00 (GMT)

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Delegates from the business and education community are invited to the increasingly popular Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Skills and Employability Conference, as it enters into its fourth year. 

With more than 14,000 students in North Derbyshire set to gain their GCSE and A level qualifications in the next five years, the conference aims to continue to strengthen links between education providers and local businesses to ensure that school leavers are work ready.

The conference brings together leaders from the local education and business community to develop solutions that will ensure a strong pipeline of talent is being developed across Chesterfield and North Derbyshire providing a future workforce with the skills required by employers.

Organisers are delighted to welcome Baasit Siddiqui, star of Goggle Box and expert on Education and Social Mobility, as key note speaker at the event. 

The event is open to businesses, schools and education providers in North Derbyshire. To book your free place please register using the button below. Please note this event is open to a maximum of 2 delegates per organisation.

By booking, you give consent for Destination Chesterfield to contact you regarding this event and to your details being stored within our records as per our privacy policy.

Please ensure you click here to read the accessibility and photography/ videography information below before booking your place at this event.

Confirmed speakers for Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Employability & Skills Conference 2020 include:

- Baasit Siddiqui, Siddiqui Education - Mind the Gap: Raising Aspirations of Future Generations 

 

- Rachel Quinn, Head of People and Skills, D2N2 LEP - Skills & Knowledge for the Future

 

- Building a Talent Pipeline: Michael Timmins, Director of Water, Ports and Power North, AECOM & Jane Lowe, Head of Apprenticeships, University of Derby
- North Derbyshire Careers Hub: Mark Cottingham, Principal, Shirebrook Academy & Cornerstone Employer, Cbe+ (via Video)
- Careers in the Curriculum – Embracing the Digital Agenda: Ebony Pascal, Chesterfield College & David Wing Chesterfield Borough Council
- Introduction: Cllr Tricia Gilby

There will also be a welcome from Student Council members at Whittington Green School and an activity that incorporates ‘Careers in the Curriculum’

There will also be a welcome from Student Council members at Whittington Green School and an activity that incorporates ‘Careers in the Curriculum’ 

Find out more about the speakers and the event at https://www.chesterfield.co.uk/events/chesterfield-north-derbyshire-employability-skills-conference/

The Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Employability & Skills Conference is organised by Chesterfield Borough Council, D2N2 Enterprise Advisor Network, CEC and Destination Chesterfield.


Further information - accessibility and photography/videography

There is designated parking for guests with disabilities and disabled toilets on the ground floor. There is a ramp to the front entrance and ramp can be made available in the event space – please notify us if you will require this. Organisers are keen to ensure you have the best possible experience at the event, if you have any accessibility, dietary or other specific requirements, please tick the accessibility box when booking and a member of the team will be in touch as soon as possible. Alternatively, if you would like to speak to a member of the team before booking, please either email lydia.gregson@chesterfield.co.uk or call 01246 207207 and ask to speak to Lydia.

As Destination Chesterfield is keen to promote all of its activity, naturally we need to advise you that in booking on to this event, you are granting us all rights to photographs and recordings that we & our representatives may take of you or your associates at the event. This includes (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. However, rest assured that if you would prefer not to be photographed or recorded, contact us prior to the event or if not possible on the day before the start of the event.


Do you have questions about Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Employability & Skills Conference 2020? Contact Destination Chesterfield

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Ringwood Hall
Ringwood Road
Brimington
S43 1DQ Chesterfield
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 from 08:00 to 11:00 (GMT)


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Destination Chesterfield - the town's marketing campaign organises a number of events to celebrate the town of chesterfield, its businesses as well as running a number of support workshops.

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