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How can the education system prepare young people with the right essential employment skills for the future?

8 July | 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

The world of work over the next decade will experience significant transformation and will have far reaching and long-lasting effects on the labour market. Young people will need to develop a core set of essential skills to enter employment. This session will explore the emerging finding from NFER’s programme of research providing new evidence-based insights about the types of essential skills that will be needed and what role the education system can play in the transformation of the future of work.


8 July
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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Dr Lisa Morrison Coulthard, Research Director, NFER, Amanda Taylor, Head of Knowledge Team/ Deputy Head of Centre for Research Planning and Knowledge Management, NFER, Prof Rob Wilson, Prof of Economics, University of Warwick, Institute for Employment Research, Julie McCulloch, Director of Policy, Association of School and College Leaders