How can the business community support my school, college or leadership team?


The nationwide implementation of the Gatsby Career Benchmarks in every school, included in the government’s careers strategy, shows the recognition that pupil-employer interactions are vital for a successful education system. To support these business-school partnerships, the CBI has produced a toolkit for employers detailing all the ways they can get involved in education: whether it’s providing careers advice, delivering inspiring talks or supporting school leadership teams with budgets and transformation changes. Delegates will lean how the business community can support learning both in and outside the classroom and where to go for advice on developing school-business partnerships.

Across two days, over 250 sessions will take place at the Festival. A full timetable of sessions will be available from late May 2019. Until this point we will only be announcing the day(s) sessions will be taking place.