Facilitators: Sam Holliday (Federation of Small Businesses)
Becca Thurston (Business West)
KEY POINTS: TABLE 5
Educating parents – apprenticeships have changed and are a genuine alternative.
Educating the educators – schools need to be more pro-active about non-academic routes. Need a national debate on best time to talk careers and structure of education.
Educating businesses – why train for others’ benefit? Can we incentivize them more?
KEY POINTS: TABLE 6
Building on good practice i.e. Ambitions event. Structured and valuable work experience.
Communication – businesses to education: education to businesses: both to government – Simplicity
Need to use technology – using what we’ve got differently