The Edge Foundation is an independent foundation working to inspire the education system to give all young people across the UK the knowledge, skills and behaviours they need to flourish in their future life and work. Longtime advocates of high quality careers education and guidance, they are delighted to be supporting this event.
The Virtual Conference
The world has experienced major economic, social and technology impacts. Societies everywhere are undergoing deep transformation. Climate change, an ageing workforce and skills gaps are major issues that governments need to address. Only time will tell what the impact of the current health crisis will have in the medium and long-term. As a consequence, careers will evolve in response to a dynamically changing environment. How will this affect jobs, training, employment, the gig economy and/or unemployment in the future? We will be exploring forward-thinking approaches to careers support systems drawing on international good and interesting policies and practices.
For leaders, educators, career development, HR and employment specialists a fundamental question is: – how best can individuals be better prepared to adapt and prosper through lifelong learning and work? Individuals’ must be well equipped with the mindsets and tools they need to find and benefit from purposeful learning and work opportunities. Organisations working with young people and/or adults in differing contexts will need agile responses to meet citizens’ needs.
With all this in mind, time away to network with experts and like-minded colleagues is just what the doctor ordered. This year’s theme is Evolving Careers. Delegates will learn from experts and peers whilst sharing experiences, research and best practise to take back to the day job of helping to transform people’s lives.
- International keynote speakers
- Session topics and panel debates hosted by leading experts and contributors
- Together Social & Share networking
- Digital delegate toolkit packed with valuable resources
All delegates that register to attend the conference will be entitled to exclusive access to a Digital Toolkit. Dmh Associates and Barclays Lifeskills are working in partnership to ensure you have access to a whole range of valuable resources after the conference has ended. These resources will aim to enhance your knowledge and offer practical guidance when undertaking your critical role in the careers sector.
Our conference last year was a great success with delegates rating it 4.4 out of 5 in terms of value, content and relevance to their needs.
This year we have mixed our successful formula with some great new features and benefits but don’t just take our word for it, this is what our delegates had to say after the 2019 conference;
“It was inspirational to share so many elements of practice and research in one place. The calibre of speakers and content (including the toolkit) was exceptional.”
“Inspiring, positive, brilliantly organised. A day well spent.”
“The conference blended the worlds of academia research with great examples of careers work from around the world. We want more!”
“A wonderful conference, full of insight. Can’t wait for the next one.”
“The conference offered a great opportunity to interact with thought leaders on important topics relating to career development. Excellent venue and well organised.”
Book Your Place
Please book your tickets from our Eventbrite booking page.
For all conference queries contact our event organiser Nina Hurst-jones email@example.com .
Tickets are £30 and delegates have access to all sessions across the three days. Delegates can select which sessions they wish to attend but we would encourage you to attend as many as possible to gain maximum benefit to you and your CPD.
Watch the success of last years conference
Whatever your interests are please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.
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