Employer engagement

September 23, 2008

Employer Engagement: How far should universities go to meet the needs of employers?

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The Times Higher Education Employer Engagement Conference brought together the UK’s sector leaders and opinion formers to discuss:

• The Government’s plans and how higher education institutions can compete for funding

• High-level skills: next steps

• Learning working

• Valuing the views of employers

• How universities can help small businesses survive the recession and reposition for the upturn

• Engaging with business to mutual benefit

• Work-based learning – the lessons so far

• Workforce Skills for the 21st century – an employer’s view

• Universities and businesses: a powerful partnership

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