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Panel discussion: working with education and training providers to reduce the risk of skills mismatch

14 Feb 2019
12:10-12:50
The Montcalm, 2 Wallenberg Place, Marylebone, London, W1H 7TN
Sarah Leijten, Bradfield College
Head of Bradfield Horizons (Careers & HE), Bradfield College
Sarah Bohn, Pret-A-Manger
Early Careers Manager, Pret-A-Manger
Nick White, Fujitsu
Head of Junior Talent EMEIA, Fujitsu
Cathy Strachan, MBDA UK
HR Manager, L&D, MBDA UK

Panel discussion: working with education and training providers to reduce the risk of skills mismatch

Nick White – Head of Junior Talent EMEIA at Fujitsu.

Cathy Strachan – HR Manager L&D at MBDA UK.

Sarah Bohn – Early Careers Manager at Pret-A-Manger.

Sarah Leijten – Head of Bradfield Horizons (Careers & HE) at Bradfield College.

Creating a strong link and cooperation between employers and educational institutions is paramount to ensure new talent acquires the skills and capabilities organisations actually need.

Session title: Working with education and training providers to reduce the risk of skills mismatch

This joint panel of employers and training providers will discuss:

  • working together ensure a match between education and the needs of organisations
  • the role of school governors and opportunities to get involved to shape future talent
  • best practices in education-employer partnerships to ensure best outcomes