• Using skills to drive growth and create jobs – overcoming skills gaps and skills shortages to support the high value industries of the future.
  • Developing skills to tackle unemployment – future-proofing the workforce and helping those without jobs to get the skills that employers need.
  • Getting a better fit between education and employment – closer working between employers and schools, colleges, universities and training providers.


Board Lead: Sarah Windrum

Operational Chair: Marion Plant (North Warwickshire & Hinckley College)

Ian Dunn (Coventry University)

Sally Lucas (CWT)

Julie Venn-Morton (Coventry City Council)

David Hill (Warwickshire County Council)

Michelle Wilson (Advent Communications)

Pete Squires (Advent Communications)

Rachael Stewart (CWLEP)

Becki Coombe (Learn2 FSB)

Mary Dunleavy (Job Centre Plus)

Lee Weatherly (MGTS)

Ray Goy (Henley College)

Angela Joyce (Warwickshire College Group)

Paul Welch (Prospects)

Martin Price (Think Higher)

Kevin Hylands (The George Eliot School)

Jane Benton (Westwood Academy)


Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 13:09

Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival tickets now available to book

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:48

The inaugural Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival is gaining significant backing from a number of high profile organisations, all keen to be part of this new initiative to drive economic

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 08:48

An Innovation Hub is inspiring the next generation of digital and creative talent in Coventry and the wider area.

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 14:20

Coventry University’s multi-million pound National Transport Design Centre (NTDC) will bring major advantages to the West Midlands’ automotive sector – industry leaders were told at a launch event.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 08:34

Nearly 4,000 people have boosted their prospects of securing jobs, apprenticeships, training or work placements after receiving help at a new advice centre in Coventry which was launched with gover

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 10:00

A statement from The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) on recent procurement for apprenticeship training provision

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:21

CWLEP is encouraging institutions to submit applications which provide strong evidence of how they would meet the criteria outlined in the Call for Engagement.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 16:21

Dear Stakeholder

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 09:18

City College Coventry is challenging YOU to join its 100 in 100 campaign, where they'll find 100 apprenticeships in 100 days for the people of Coventry.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 14:28

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