“Employers can make a real and positive difference for the children and young people you work with. So it is vital that you can engage with them so they can support you.”
Building Stronger Partnerships: A commitment fromthe Children’s Plan Ed Balls, Secretary of State,DCSF, 2008 Engaging employers is not only vital to delivering work-related learning elements of the curriculum such as Enterprise, Apprenticeships and the Diploma but can also contribute significantly to whole-school improvement. So what are the best ways to get employers involved in your school and effectively sustain these relationships? How can you take forward your current links, beyond the delivery of work experience, to provide a broader, richer and more meaningful curriculum for your students?

At the Effective Employer Engagement Conference you will be able to develop the tools you need to secure and sustain successful partnerships with employers.

Click here to see an overview of this event. You can also see details of the day in our conference programme.

Comments from previous conference delegates:

“Good range of speakers who were able to offer very practical and realistic ideas that can be taken back to implement”

WendyWatts, London Borough of Camden

“Informative and useful to take back and apply in school”

Janis Keys, Head ofWork-related Learning and Enterprise, Bushey Meads School

“One of the best conferences I’ve been to in years – and I’ve been to loads! Relevant and interesting, thank you.”

Diana McDonnell,Deputy Headteacher, Mountbatten Secondary School

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