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Central Careers Hub and Milkround School Leavers Annual Conference 2018 24th May 2018

24th May 2018-9:30 am - 3:30 pm


Free conference for Careers Advisers and Teachers only. The programmes for each day are virtually identical, please only book for one day! The Annual conference is being run on two days so we can offer this programme to as many Careers Advisers as possible at this venue.

09:30-10:00: Arrival and exhibition

10:00-10:20: Welcome from Central Careers Hub

Insight and comment from Andy Gardner and Simon Perriton

10:20-10:45: Insight into Milkround School Leavers

A look at the wide range of services provided by Milkround School Leavers

10:45-11:15: The State of the (Careers) Nation, Jan Ellis, Chief Executive, Career Development Institute

Jan will give us an insight into; dealing with Government, why Careers Advisers are surviving, the Careers Strategy, how can we build the Careers Adviser pipeline and where has the CDI been, where is it now and where does it want to be?

11:15-11:30: Break

11:30-12:00: The Data Deficit: Why a lack of information undermines the UK skills system, Andy Norman, Research Analyst, Centre for Progressive Policy

The skills system in the UK is an example of chronic policy failure, Andy Norman will look at four key insights; wage differentials myth, potential for significant wage increases, persistent skills shortages and place-based skills policy

12:00: 12:40: Employer Panel 1

Their offers and their applicant journeys.  With many apprenticeships and school leaver programmes being so attractive and more selective than many full-time higher-education courses, Career Development Professionals need up-to-date information straight from the horses’ mouth.

12:40-13:30: Lunch and Exhibition

13:30-14:10: Employer Panel 2

As above

14:10-14.40 The importance of Careers Education and Guidance, Lord Storey CBE

Lord Storey, Lib Dem Peer and party spokesperson on Education, Families and Young people since 2013, reflects on Youth Services, the Careers Strategy, the Careers and Enterprise Company and CEG at Primary Level.

14:40-15:00: Closing note from Milkround School Leavers

15:00-15:30: Exhibition and networking

N.B By registering for the event you are agreeing to Central Careers Hub sharing your registration details with Milkround School Leavers.


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