February 11th 2020 | Central London


The Department for Education's recent announcement of new measures to boost productivity and skills in the UK highlights core areas that need to be addressed to ensure the UK workforce is equipped to meet future challenges.

Join colleagues from across the country at the 9th Annual Skills Summit in February and discover the latest in creating and maintaining a workforce prepared for the UK job market.

Previous topics have included:

  • The Industrial Strategy and skills after Brexit
  • Teenage apprenticeships: awareness deficit
  • Understanding regional employer needs
  • Creating degree based apprenticeships
  • T-Levels, a new career pathway
  • Recruiting more apprentices
  • National Retraining Scheme
  • Improving workplace skills

Previous speakers have included:

  • Professor Steven McIntosh, Centre for Vocational Education Research, University of Sheffield 
  • Mark Dawe, Chief Executive, Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)
  • Senior Representative, National Retraining Scheme Division, Department for Education
  • Alison Morris, Director - Sector Development, The Education and Training Foundation
  • Philip Cox, Chief Executive, Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Dr Elnaz Kashefpakdel, Head of Research, Education and Employers
  • Julian Roberts, Head of Employability, Truro and Penwith College
  • Lucy Sydney, Director of Strategic Relationships for VTQ, Ofqual
  • Annette Allmark, Head of Apprenticeships, BCS
  • Sonali Parekh, Head of Policy, FSB

Who attended:

FE colleges - Independent skills & training providers - Employers (including HR, L&D and Workforce Development) - LEPs & local authority skills teams - Higher Education Institutions - Awarding bodies & regulators - Learning & training solution providers - Policy makers


Public Sector & Registered Charities | 1 place: £255 | 2+ places: £205 each
Private Sector | 1 place: £345 | 2+ Places | £295 each

Prices above exclude VAT


Dods is a registered Continuing Professional Development provider. This event is equivalent to 3 CPD points. A certificate is available on request post-event to all attendees.