COMMONS

Education Committee continues inquiry into participation in education and training by 16-19 year olds

05 May 2011

Committee continues its ongoing inquiry into 16-19 participation in education and training on Wednesday 11 May at 9.30am in Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

Witnesses

At 9.30am:

  • Deborah Roseveare, Director of Education and Training, OECD
  • Professor Lorna Unwin, Professor of Vocational Education, Institute of Education, University of London

At approx 10.15am: 

  • Eric Collis, General Manager, HETA (Humberside Engineering Training Association)
  • Keith Smith, Director of Operations, National Apprenticeship Service
  • Bill Sutton, Operations and Development Manager, SEMTA (Sector Skills Council for the Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies)
  • Caroline Blackman, Head of Organisational Effectiveness, Laing O’Rourke
  • Jane Connor, HR Director, Kwik-Fit GB Ltd

Further information

The first of these sessions will look at the international context for post-16 participation, as well as vocational education in the light of the Wolf Report; and the second will explore the impact upon employers of raising the participation age, with a particular focus upon Apprenticeships.

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