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What is the conference about?
The School Leaver Conference brings together employers and schools in order to better understand the early careers market. You can learn directly from schools the best ways to interact with them, find out how to effectively promote programmes to school leavers and their influencers, and get a first look at the latest research from AllAboutSchoolLeavers.co.uk.
In its second year, it is building on the success of last year with even more speakers, covering a range of topics. Please watch the video below to get an understanding of what to expect.
How the levy going to impact employers for attraction and also for learning and development
What will the apprenticeship landscape look like in 5 years?
Internal education within companies
How do young people perceive apprenticeships?
What does or should the school leaver recruitment cycle look like?
Virginia is the President of the Career Development Institute (CDI), Chair of the Careers Management Quality Alliance and a Board Member of Careers England. She sits on the Fair Education Alliance Careers Task Group and is Chair of the Independent Governance and Quality Board for Assessment Services.
Virginia is also Chief Executive of Inspiring Futures. Since her appointment in 2013 she has done much to promote the importance and value of quality careers education, advice and guidance and how this can help prepare people for life and work after they leave school.
Co-founder & Director, AllAboutSchoolLeavers
Marketing and Communications Lead for Apprenticeships, EY
Head of Financial Services Apprenticeships & Strategic Partnerships, BPP Professional Education
Planning the conference takes many hours, a huge amount of thought and effort. We are extemely grateful to our conference planning committe for their time, dedication and insights in order that this years conference is the best it can be.
The planning committee are all volunteers who have a passion for helping young people and we are very grateful to our committee, in no particular order;
Steve Keith, EY
Rachel Lawrence, PwC
Oliver Sidwell, RateMyApprenticeship
Jess Booker, Star Potential
Karen Kimura, Girls' Day School Trust
Amanda Murphy, Jaguar Land Rover
Emma ODell, BPP
Rosie Copple, BPP
AllAboutSchoolLeavers & YouGov Research 2016
Produced by AllAboutSchoolLeavers.co.uk in partnership for the first time with YouGov, this research report offers valuable insight into the career related aspirations, habits and opinions of over 11,100 school and college students across the UK.
This new partnership with YouGov lends extra weight to our research. An international market research firm with a pool of over 800,000 survey respondents, and a member of the British Polling Council, the organisation has experience producing accurate opinion polls around general elections, mayoral races, and national referendums.
Over the last three years AllAboutSchoolLeavers has gained the insight of over 48,000 people, all of whom have an interest in the school and college leaver careers market: over 22,600 students, 2,400 parents and guardians, and 1,525 teachers and careers advisors.
The 2017 research will be released at the conference.