November 7th 2017 | The Congress Centre, London WC1B 3LS

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About the Event

Boy and girl on an apprenticeship

On 7th November 2017 Careers England in partnership with Westminster Briefing will be hosting the fifth 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 over 150 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?

Confirmed to Speak:

  • The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills and Minister for Women, DfE
  • David Hughes, Chief Executive, AoC
  • Stephen Radley, Director of Policy, CITB
  • Mark Dawe, CEO, AELP
  • ​Virginia Isaac, President Careers Development Institute & Chief Executive, Inspiring Futures
  • Tristram Hooley, Director of Research, The Careers & Enterprise Company
  • Bhavina Bharkhada, Education and Skills Policy Advisor, EEF
  • Chris Claydon, Chief Executive, ECITB
  • Ryan Gibson, National Facilitator: Career Benchmarks Pilot, North East LEP
  • Joe Billington, Director, National Careers Service
  • Paul Chubb, Director, Quality in Careers Standard
  • Louise Stanton, Senior Curriculum Leader for ilearn (PSHE/ Cz/ Careers/ Enterprise), Malmesbury School
  • David Andrews, Careers Education and Guidance Consultant
  • Jane O’Hagan, Senior Assistant Head & Sarita Mistry, Careers Leader, Hertfordshire and Essex High School and Science College
  • Kieran Gordon, Chief Executive, Career Connect & Board Member, Careers England (Chair)
  • John Yarham, Chief Executive, Futures Advice, Skills and Employment & Vice Chair, 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
  • Learn what ‘Good’ looks like and map out your journey towards it
  • 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