Webinar: Future of Skills and Apprenticeships with Jennifer Coupland, Chief Executive, Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education

One of the government’s core priorities is to build a high skill, high wage economy. Central to delivery of this ambition is development new skills which are matched with the demand from the private sector. In the last year there has been a huge focus on apprenticeships and development of T levels to support this ambition. This session will bring together voices from across the sector to discuss the development and deployment of the apprenticeship and technical education.

You will:

  • Discover how the skills agenda will support the UK economy more broadly, especially in areas where we an play a global role
  • Learn how the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education is focusing its time and how it wants to work with wider Whitehall, ALBs, agencies and private sector to ensure success around policy delivery
  • Get the perspective from the private sector on how the skills agenda is being support by the government, and where future support may be needed
  • Jennifer Coupland

    Chief Executive

    Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

    Jennifer Coupland took up post as Chief Executive of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education in November 2019.  Her previous role was Director of Professional and Technical Education in DfE for three years, where she was responsible for T Level development and delivery, the L3 and below qualifications review and the Higher Technical Reforms. Prior to that, Jennifer was Acting Chief Executive of the Standards and Testing Agency, where she oversaw the Agency’s work on primary school assessment policy and operational delivery.   Before that, she spent three years as the Deputy Director of the joint DfE/BIS Apprenticeships Unit.


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