Past events

In case you missed it... 

February 2021

March 2021

  • UKSPF Forum, 30 March 

April 2021

May 2021

June 2021

July 2021

August 2021

September 2021

October 2021

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ERSA Awards close - 1 October *closed for judging in October - the shortlist will be announced on 2 November, more details and register now
 

Register now for other sector events in October!

WMHD IPS

To mark World Mental Health Day, IPS Grow are holding a national learning event

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Amazing Apprenticeships/Youth Employment UK: Developing Quality Apprenticeships Conference Series

Supporting young, disadvantaged people into apprenticeships, 19 October, full details, other dates and to register see here.

Not only is it the right thing to do, but with 77% of millennials and genZ wanting to work with inclusive organisations, supporting young, disadvantaged people widens the talent pool and strengthens the recruitment pipeline.

Join expert speakers from The Social Mobility Commission, Impetus, EDSK, Essex County Council and the Department for Education to explore the latest policy developments aimed at helping young people into apprenticeships to understand how your organisation can affect change for the better.

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Learning and Work Institute: Youth Employment and Skills Summit: Is it ‘job done’ for young people? 20 October  - 9.45am – 2pm
Full speaker line up and registration link to join for free here

Agenda

9.45am – Welcome and introductions

10am – Keynote speech: Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Employment)

10.30am – Panel discussionLevelling up: Supporting youth employment locally

11.15am – Coffee break

11.30am – Panel discussion: Employers: Building forward better

12.15pm Breakouts

  • Careers education in the recovery;
  • Unequal impacts for young people facing disadvantage;
  • Expanding high quality apprenticeships and technical education for young people
  • Colocation and localising youth provision;
  • Flexing delivery for the future

1pm – Coffee break

1.10pm – Final keynote: Steve Rotherham, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region

2pm – Close

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IEP SUMMIT 2021 - 'Developing Productive People', 21 October - 10am - 5pm

Location: Great Room, RSA House, 8 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ

Registration: 10.00am including light breakfast, refreshments and networking

Keynotes, panel and open discussion: 10.30am

Drinks Reception: 4 - 5pm

Full line up, registration and more here. 

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November

Communications and Political Insights Network, 2 November - 10am 

 - Announcing your new chairs Kim Pattison and Mary Pooley, NFCE
 - With Analysis from the Autumn Budget and Spending Review
 - and Award finalists rise to ‘The Covid Employability Challenge’

Kickstart Community Forum, 3  November   – 10am

 - Policy updates including early results from the ERSA Kickstart Survey

 Take the survey now https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/KSGatewaysurvey 
 


Autumn Budget and Spending Review Analysis: What next for UKSPF - implications for Employment Support? 3 November, 2pm
Elizabeth Taylor, Chief Executive, ERSA talks to Stephen Evans, Chief Executive, Learning and Work Institute

For more events coming up visit ersa.org.uk/events. 


Employer Engagement Forum , 9 November - 9am
Theme: Local Collaboration for filling jobs and supporting employers

Following the last meeting, Associate Professor Jo Ingold, Deakin University will chair and facilitate discussion around local collaboration. We are joined by Claire Lane, Serco's Employer Engagement Manager who will provide insight and shared experience of working with organisations locally to support employers and jobseekers. 

ERSA members can register for the next meeting on 18 January, 9am and find a recordings of the last two meetings, including this one, to watch on demand. 


Disability, Health and Employment Forum, 16 November - 11am
Latest ERSA, sector and DWP updates, with ERSA member updates, do you have something to share? Get in touch with the team for agenda items via [email protected] 

Latest research! Still Locked Out: Breaking down the barriers to disability inclusive employment - read the report
Nic Murray from Leonard Cheshire will present the latest findings of this report. 


Older Workers Forum, 16 November - 2pm 

Join ERSA and Centre for Ageing Better for updates and future priorities around better employment support for the over 50s. 

Interested in chairing this forum? If you are a fully paid up member of ERSA with experience of the issues around better employment support for the over 50's, get in touch via [email protected] for an informal chat.

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