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The Warwickshire Skills Challenge: How can we meet it?

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The Warwickshire Skills Challenge: How can we meet it?

This breakfast conference for business and education will reveal the latest forecasts for future Skills supply and demand in Warwickshire. It will also provide an overview of new initiatives and investment announced in the government’s new Industrial Strategy. Speakers and contributors will include:

Lee Gray, Headteacher of Studley High School

Peter Jarvis, MD, Contechs, a Warwick based SME currently ranked 30th in the Sunday Times top 200 businesses for growing international sales

Angela Joyce, CCE, Warwickshire College Group

Peter Butlin, Deputy Leader of Warwickshire County Council

Steve Stewart, Chief Executive, Careers England

Sarah Windrum, CEO Emerald Communications and Digital skills lead for Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership

There will be a panel Q&A session for delegates to quiz contributors and discussion in groups will focus on how business and education in Warwickshire could work together more effectively to meet the Skills challenge ahead. There will be networking opportunities before and after the main conference.

Who should attend?

  • Business people seeking to recruit directly from schools, colleges and universities and/or support education providers as they develop the work-readiness of young people.
  • Educationists with responsibility for improving students’ employability skills and careers opportunities.

When: 7th March 2018, 8 – 10 am (free buffet breakfast from 7.30 a.m.)

Where: National Agriculture & Exhibition Centre, Stoneleigh, CV8 2LG (free parking on site)

See full programme here WCCC-688-320

If you have any queries please email: skillsforemployment@warwickshire.gov.uk

http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/skillsforemployment

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