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The Franklin Debates - Reshaping skills for the future

The Franklin Debates - Reshaping skills for the future

The Worshipful Company of Educators and the City & Guilds Group, supported by The City University, TES and Prevista Ltd.

Speakers include:

Nigel Whitehead – BAE Systems Baroness Professor

Alison Wolf – King’s College London

Chris Jones – City & Guilds Group

Sir Kevin Satchwell – Thomas Telford School

Antony Jenkins – Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Sir Paul Curran – City University

Stephen Exley – TES

We would like to invite you to attend our lecture series to hear from business leaders, policy-makers and industry experts on some of the most significant changes to professional and technical education and skills in a generation.

You will also be an important part of the conversation about how the education sector and UK employers can come together to ensure the new skills system provides the future UK workforce with the skills they need to thrive.

The debates

• 7 February 2018 – 6.30pm – 7.45pm Careers education and advice. What does good look like? Chaired by Professor Sir Deian Hopkin

For bookings please visit: franklinone.eventbrite.co.uk

• 28 March 2018 – 6.30pm – 8.00pm 14 – 19 skills reform. You’re the experts, how are we going to make it work? Chaired by Baroness Sue Garden For bookings please visit:


• 24 April 2018 – 6.30pm – 8.00pm The big debate: Skills reforms. A revolution? Or just another rebrand? Chaired by Kirstie Donnelly MBE, Managing Director - City & Guilds

For bookings please visit: franklinthree.eventbrite.co.uk

Each debate will be followed by an hour of drinks and networking with peers from across the education and training sectors.

Where? City University, Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 0HB.

Booking: For bookings follow the URLs above or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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