London Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training 2016


By sylviahammond, 16 January, 2016

The following conference announcement arrived in my email inbox and I immediately thought of a number of skills-universe members who would make a valuable contribution to the conference. So I've posted and forwarded to you all for your information - and hopefully an African contribution.

London Conference on Employer engagement in Education and Training 2016.

Conference registration now open and call for papers launched
July 21 and 22 at the BIS conference centre in central London.
What difference does it make when employers work with education and training providers?  How can employer engagement best be delivered?
This joint conference hosted by the Education and Employers Charity and the Edge Foundation, with support from the Department for Education (England) and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, will present new research on employer engagement in education and technical pathways, and explore implications for policy and practice.  The conference will share research insights from around the world.
Confirmed conference contributors include the Careers and Enterprise Company, CEDEFOP -European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Department for Education, Department for Business Innovation and Skills, Education and Employers Research, the International Labor Organisation, the Inter-American Development Bank, the National Association of Head Teachers, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills and UNESCO.
Visit the conference pages on the Education and Employers Research website for more information, including how to register and call for papers.
Papers are encouraged from researchers and analysts in universities and elsewhere using qualitative and quantitative methodologies from a wide range of disciplines including education policy, economics, sociology, human resource management and anthropology. 

Papers can relate to activity taking place in any geographic location.

Submissions should be made online by 31 March 2016. Accepted papers will be notified by 16 May.
For enquiries please contact


Education and Employers Taskforce
Challoner House
19-21 Clerkenwell Close
London, England EC1R ORR


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