February 27th 2019 | 1 America Square, 17 Crosswall, London, EC3N 2LB

Agenda

Time

Session

09.30

Registration, refreshments and networking

10.00

Chair’s Introduction

10.05

Opening keynote address: The future of apprenticeship schemes 

  • Creating, developing and implementing a world class UK skills system
  • How can we better prepare young people with the skills they need for work?
  • Reversing the ever growing, costly and wide spread skills gap
  • 2 years to go: How is the government progressing to hit 3 million new apprentices?
  • The futures bright, the future is apprenticeships: Looking beyond 2020

10.35

Headline sponsorship address

10.55

Creating Degree Based Apprenticeships

  • Designed by employers, universities and professional bodies: Helping to deliver skills in vital areas
  • With £4.5m allocated so far how successfull has The Degree Apprenticeships Development Fund (DADF) been?

11.15

Refreshments and networking

11.40

Knowledge exchange seminars

13.00

 Lunch, refreshments and networking 

  • Take advantage of the opportunity to expand your contact base by meeting counterparts from across the sector

14.00

Breakout A: Provider Stream: Recruiting More Apprentices & Making the Reforms Work - Panel Discussion

  • Overcoming challenges created by reforms
  • Promoting apprenticeships as a pathway to success

Breakout B: Employer Stream: Using Apprenticeships to Improve Workplace Skills - Panel Discussion

  • Levy funding & recruiting new apprentices
  • Upskilling current employees
  • Degree apprenticeships & higher level skills

15.00

Refreshments and networking

15.30

Teenage apprenticeships: awareness deficit?

16.00

The Industrial Strategy & Skills After Brexit

  • Identifying skills gaps & what employers need
  • The impact of Brexit on skills

16.10

Chair’s closing remarks

 

16.30

Close of summit