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Wolf Report author questioned on vocational qualifications and apprenticeships

17 November 2015

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On Wednesday 18 November, as part of its inquiry into the transition from school to work for young people, the House of Lords Select Committee on Social Mobility takes evidence from Professor Baroness Wolf of Dulwich and leading experts on data gathering.


Wednesday 18 November, Committee Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

At 10.35am:

  • Professor Baroness Alison Wolf of Dulwich, one of the UK's leading experts on social mobility, and author of the Wolf Report, 2011's review of vocational education

At 11.35am:

  • Professor Anne Green, Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick
  • Professor Sandra McNally, Director, Centre for Vocational Education Research, London School of Economics
  • Dr Stefan Speckesser, Chief Economist, Institute for Employment Studies

Areas of discussion

In the first session, the Committee explores the impact of Professor Baroness Wolf's review, and work that has been conducted since its publication, as well as a number of other issues including the potential challenges faced by the Government in meeting its three million apprenticeship target.

In the second session, the Committee investigates issues around data gathering, and explores how data can be used to inform good policy-making.

Further information

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