The road less travelled: How can schools support pathways into apprenticeships?

Lord Adonis will join Demos to explore the role of schools and the education system in encouraging young people to consider quality apprenticeships.

This panel discussion will build on a series of Demos and MBDA events at last year’s party conference looking at how businesses benefit from apprenticeships. It will explore the role of schools and the education system in encouraging young people to consider quality apprenticeships.

Speakers will include:

Lord Adonis
Liam Byrne, Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills
Alan Bailey, Ex-apprentice and teacher
Kirstie Donnelly, City & Guilds;
Howard Borrington, Director of UK Government & Political Affairs, MBDA
Jonathan Birdwell, Head of Citizenship and Political Participation, Demos (Chair)

This event will take place on Tuesday 23rd September at 12.30 – 14.00 in Room 1, Touchbase, Premier Inn Manchester Central, 7-11 Lower Mosley Street, M2 3DW. Please click here for a  map.

For more information or if you have any special access requirements please contact us at [email protected] or on 0207 367 6314.

In partnership with MBDA.