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National Careers Service Inspiration & Employer Engagement Conference
Thu 1 December 2016, 10:00 – 16:00 GMT
Following on from the success of last year’s Inspiration Conferences, this one-day conference on employer engagement and inspiration offers a practical, informative and thought provoking day for careers coordinators, careers advisers and members of your school's SLT.
The conference features national keynote speakers plus a selection of workshops linking into your school’s careers offer. Lunch is included.
10.00 Welcome & Introduction - Katharine Horler, Adviza CEO
10.15 Employer engagement – Tristram Hooley Prof. of
Career Education & Head of iCeGS
11.00 The management & leadership of CEIAG within schools – David Andrews, Careers Education & Guidance Consultant
11.40 Tea & Coffee and networking
11.55 The impact of Enterprise Advisers – Kerry Senatore, The Careers & Enterprise Company
12.25 Serco webinar – Julie Taylor, Serco Partnership Co-ordinator
13.00 Career footsteps - Charlotte Lightman, The Education & Employers Taskforce
13.30 Lunch & networking
14.30 Workshop 1 - Degree Apprenticeships/Careers Education for new careers leads/SEND Work Experience/Engagement with the NHS
15.00 Workshop 2 - Degree Apprenticeships/Careers Education for new careers leads/SEND Work Experience/Engagement with the NHS
15.30 Tea & Coffee and networking
15.45 Closing remarks – Katharine Horler
Feedback from last year:
“This was an excellent, informative day.”
“Thank you for an interesting and thought provoking day.”
“Excellent to have the opportunity to have inputs on what is an ever changing world. Needed every year.”
This conference is for schools in the Thames Valley (including Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Swindon, Gloucestershire). An alternative date/venue is available: Thursday 24th November at Culham Conference Centre, near Abingdon.
Tickets for this free conference are limited to one delegate per school and will be released on a first-come first served basis. If you are no longer able to attend please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can re-allocate your place.
Please note: the venue is a grade 1 listed building and there is no lift access to the first floor where some of the afternoon workshops will be held. You will need to pay for parking at £4 p/day.