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International Skills Summit

International Skills Summit

Register for International Skills Summit

International Skills Summit will bring together leaders in industry and education to explore how international standards can be embedded in skills systems across the UK to mainstream excellence.   Taking place from 11-12 November.

Register today!

 

       
11 November - International Skills Summit  
      Session 1  
1000 1030   Conference Opener

Simon Lederman, Broadcaster, Host

Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, CEO, WorldSkills UK 

      Session 2  
1115 1140   Delivering skills excellence opportunities for all. Supported by BAE Systems Shane Mann, FE Week 

The Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, Chair, Education Select 
Committee

The Rt Hon Anne Milton, Former Skills Minister
1140 1200   Q&A  
      Session 3  
1300 1325   Supporting Young people and the economy through World Class apprenticeships. Sponsored by BAE Systems. Liz Pollard, MD Shared Services, BAE Systems

Colin Hagan, MD, Riverpark Training 
1325 1345   Q&A  
      Session 4  
1400 1425   Developing digital skills to boost international investment

Philipp Müller, AEC, EMEA, Autodesk Education Experiences 

Michael McGuire, Training Manager, New College Lancashire and WorldSkills UK

1425 1445   Q&A  
      Session 5  
1500 1525   Using international benchmarking in skills to drive productivity Paul Fitzpatrick, General Manager-Toyota apprenticeship programme, Toyota 
1525 1545   Q&A  
         
12 November - International Skills Summit  
      Session 6  
930 950   Conference Opener Simon Lederman, Broadcaster, Host
        Marion Plant, Principal and CE, North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College
        Ben Blackledge, Deputy CEO, WorldSkills UK
      Session 7  
1000 1025   Where and what next for global skills excellence? Emma Meredith, International Director, Association of Colleges.
1025 1045   Q&A Ben Blackledge, Deputy CEO, WorldSkills UK
        WorldSkills representatives 
         
      Session 8  
1200 1225   The WorldSkills Legacy – how to embed excellence across skills systems Chris Humphries, President, WorldSkills 
1225 1245   Q&A Dr Susan James Relly, Deputy Director, SKOPE
        Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, CEO, WorldSkills UK
 1300  1325    Session 9  
      Using International expertise to boost standard in technical education David Gallagher, CEO, NCFE
        Parisa Shirazi, Head of Skills Development and International Competitions, WorldSkills UK
        Barry Skea, Centre of Excellence Skills Coach
        Paul Joyce, Deputy Director, Further Education and Skills, Ofsted
       

Julia Belgutay, Deputy FE Editor, TES

1325 1345   Q&A  
1345 1350  

Session 10

Closing words from Neil

Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, CEO, WorldSkills UK

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