|Leader:||Michael Hewett, COA Regional Director, Greater London Area|
|Date:||Tuesday 8 March 2016|
|Time:||12:30 – 15:30|
|Venue:||Highgate School, North Road, London N6 4AY|
|Cost:||There is no charge for this meeting|
|Topic:||Apprenticeships and Degree Apprenticeships – an Alternative to University|
We have pleasure in confirming details of our inaugural meeting for careers teachers and higher education advisers in the Greater London Area. We will have two speakers:
Bob Clift Head of Higher Education at the Tech Partnership Company. This organization is a growing network of employers collaborating to create the skills needed for the digital economy and Bob will give a perspective on behalf of the employers involved and an update regarding new developments.
Dr William Marsh Director of Communications and Recruitment, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary, University of London, will speak about the university perspective of Degree Level Apprenticeship schemes.
A buffet lunch will be available 12.30 for 12.45 and the meeting will begin at 13:30. An open forum will follow the presentations in which those present can network, share ideas and exchange examples of good practice.