Annual Conference for Schools Presentations

Keynote Sessions


Introduction from our sponsor: Skills for Care


Keynote 1: Professionalising the career development sector: supporting schools and colleges
Karen O’Donoghue, CDI President


Keynote 2: LMI – Where will the new jobs be?
Lesley Giles, Deputy Director, UK Commission for Employment and Skills


Panel session: Strengthening employer engagement – making it work
Gary Forrest, National Coordinator, EBPn
Joe Hayman, Chief Executive of the PSHE Association
Dr Anthony Mann, Director of Policy & Research, Education & Employers Task Force
Karen O’Donoghue, CDI President


Keynote 3: Post General Election – What next for CEIAG?
David Andrews, Independent Consultant and CDI Policy Associate


Apprenticeships: What should we tell parents and carers? Employers, teachers and young people?
Mary Hurlstone, 14-19 Progression Manager

Developing effective engagement with employers – a partnership approach
Gary Forrest, National Coordinator, EBPn

Promoting careers learning through STEM subjects
Sue Barr, Career Education Consultant

Supporting pupil use of social media for career development
John Ambrose, Lincolnshire’s CEIAG Team

Using LMI to improve the design and delivery of your careers programme
Andy Gardner, Central London Careers Hub

Strengthening employer engagement as part of careers work – Reviewing and evaluating programmes
Debbie Godwin CEIAG Consultant


Updated 29/06/2015