November 13th 2018 |

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About the Event

Boy and girl on an apprenticeship

On 13th November 2018 Careers England in partnership with Westminster Briefing will be hosting the sixth annual Careers Education & Guidance Summit in London. As in previous years, this event will provide an opportunity for all involved in providing CEIAG to children and young people to take stock, hear from leading thinkers and grapple with challenges now and in the future.

Delegates will hear from government representatives, key funders, outstanding providers and those looking to move the sector forward and address the big issues of the day. Join fellow careers professionals as they ask the questions: How well are we currently doing? What more can be done to improve outcomes? What does the future hold for CEIAG in our schools and colleges?

Current Speakers Include:

  • The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills and Minister for Women, DfE
  • Claudia Harris, CEO, The Careers & Enterprise Company
  • Dr Siobhan Neary, RCDP, Associate Professor and Head of the International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS), Institute of Education, University of Derby
  • Stephen Cole, Head of Careers Strategy, CITB
  • Paul Chubb MBE, Director, Quality in Careers Standard
  • Denise Bertuchi, Assistant National Officer, UNISON
  • Gerard Liston, Director, Forum Talent Potential
  • John Cope, Head of Education & Skills, CBI 
  • David Andrews, Careers Education and Guidance Consultant
  • Katharine Horler OBE, Chair, Careers England (chair)
  • Steve Stewart OBE, Executive Director, Careers England (chair)

Why Attend

  • Hear a comprehensive update on government policy and how it will affect your setting
  • Assess the impact on CEIAG of key national issues such Brexit and devolution
  • Engage with policy makers, Ofsted, careers providers, award-winning schools and colleges, employers and universities
  • Consider how to effectively embed employer-engagement into CEIAG
  • Address key workforce issues from a decline in qualified professionals to the opportunities of apprenticeships

The day will be highly interactive, with attendees given the chance to talk to speakers and fellow delegates throughout the event in order to build and compare responses to a rapidly-evolving policy environment.

Who Should Attend

Delegates will be drawn from across the education and employment sectors, including those working in schools and colleges, careers providers, local authority officers and members, careers advisers, employers and employer representative bodies, work-based learning providers, central government departments and bodies and those with an interest in CEIAG and social mobility.

Location of the Event

The event will take place in Central London (Zone 1), exact venue TBA