The Summit will bring together key stakeholders from across West London to share good practice, explore challenges and establish alliances that will drive action in response to this need.

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      The West London Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) has identified a need for much greater collaboration between local leaders and organisations from all sectors, to improve the employment prospects of young people in West London and address local skills gaps.

      The Summit will bring together key stakeholders from across West London to share good practice, explore challenges and establish alliances that will drive action in response to this need.

      Convened and delivered by:

      Spark!,  West London Alliance, West London Careers Hub and West London Business.

      Our collective long-term goal is to make West London the best place in the country for youth employment.

      Who is it for?

      • West London Career Leaders and school/college Senior Leadership Teams
      • West London employers of all sizes
      • Youth employment service providers
      • Local Councils

      Where?

      Wembley Stadium

      Summit objectives

      1. For employers, schools/colleges and providers to learn from each other and from young people, identifying challenges and establishing opportunities for collaboration.
      2. To develop clear career transitions and pathways for young people into priority sectors: transport & logistics; film/ screen; health & social care; hospitality; food manufacturing; retail/ wholesale; construction; digital; and green jobs.
      3. To build stronger, long-term relationships between local employers and schools/colleges.
      4. To establish opportunities and the means for employers to build local talent pipelines and diversify their workforce.

      Key themes

      • Youth friendly employment
      • Developing effective education-to-employment transition support and career pathways
      • Supporting young people with SEND and in Alternative Provision into employment
      • Responding to Work Experience, T Level and Apprenticeships opportunities
      • Building accessible recruitment practices in priority sectors

      Tickets

      free - schools, public sector, non-profits*

      £20 - businesses/private sector

      Ample free parking available.

      * catering costs organisers £40/head and substitutes should be organised if at all possible in such circumstances that a delegate cant attend

      Important information

      Presenting an ID is required to enter the building.

      Please allow for enough time upon arrival for a bag search to take place.

                   

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