CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE 2021: Bridging the Skills Gap

CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE 2021: Bridging the Skills Gap

Tuesday, 05 October 2021, 12:30 - 13:30

9 million working aged adults in England lack basic literacy or numeracy skills. This lack of skills blights lives and wastes potential. This panel discussed what we need to do to tackle this skills gap. Highlights of this event include a barnstorming opening speech from the new Skills Minister, Alex Burghart MP.

Speakers

Gavin Rice

Head of Work and Welfare, Centre for Social Justice

Alex Burghart MP

Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills

Chris Oglesby

CEO, Bruntwood

Eleanor Harrison OBE

CEO, Impetus

Joseph Watfa

Head of Policy, Football Beyond Borders

Alice Stott

Director of Schools, Voice 21

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