24 June 2021
14:00 - 15:00
Following the launch of the Skills for Jobs White Paper and planned legislation on Skills and Post-16 Education, join us at this roundtable with the Department for Education to develop proposals on employer engagement in local skills strategies.
This session will focus on how providers can collaborate with firms to ensure local courses and training is supporting the economy and responding to labour market needs. It will also analyse how government can help strengthen engagement between colleges and employers and provide a framework for effective Local Skills Improvement Plans.
The Skills and Post-16 Bill represents an opportunity to build on good practice across the FE sector and ensure local provision supports opportunities for skilled employment for people of all ages.
We will be keen to explore, in a Chatham House B2B environment, the following questions:
Department for Education participants:
We are aiming this session specifically at members who have expressed an interest in skills reform and have a working understanding of the government’s objectives in the Skills for Jobs White Paper. Places are limited.