Overview

A strategic advisory body to the Board on all matters related to skills, employment and productivity. 

Objectives

  • 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.

Members

Board Lead: Marion Plant (North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College)

Ian Dunn (Coventry University)

Lorraine Gearing (Coventry University)

Sam Hardy (University of Warwick)

Angela Joyce (Warwickshire College Group)

Peter Brammall (Coventry College)

Sally Lucas (CWT)

Kim Mawby (Coventry City Council)

David Ayton-Hill (Warwickshire County Council)

Michelle Wilson (Advent Communications)

Mary Dunleavy (Job Centre Plus)

 

Lee Weatherly (MGTS)

Paul Welch (Prospects)

Martin Price (Think Higher)

Jane Benton (The Westwood Academy)

Sarah Windrum (Emerald Communications)

Sarah Pagan (CW Growth Hub)

Tracey Brown (ESFA)

Gemma Gathercole (CWLEP)

Julie Venn-Morton (Coventry City Council)

Lee Osborne (FSB)

News

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 12:39

Tech giants Amazon and Cisco are among the members of the new West Midlands Digital Skills Partnership, which has held its first meeting.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 12:36

Tech giants Amazon and Cisco are among the members of the new West Midlands Digital Skills Partnership, which held its first meeting today (Thursday, December 6).

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 15:20

Welcome to the fifth European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Newsletter that has been produced by Coventry & Warwickshire’s ERDF Techncial Assistance Team.

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 15:07

Around 49,000 fewer people in the West Midlands are living in workless households compared to a year ago official Government figures have revealed.

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 11:33

The second, annual Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival (CWBF) has drawn to a close at The Slate - a prestigious conference, meeting and events business based at the University of Warwick.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 11:13

Unique IQ Limited, an innovative software provider serving the health, social care and cleaning sectors, has secured a significant investment from leading v

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:19

Welcome to the Autumn 2018 European Social Fund (ESF) Newsletter that has been produced by Coventry & Warwickshire’s ESF Technical Assistance Team.

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 15:53

The Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival (CWBF) ended its first week on a high with nearly 50 events successfully completed.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 16:27

Students from North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College have triumphed at the national finals of the WorldSkills UK LIVE competition, putting

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 15:25

Businesses can discover how to guard against some of the biggest financial risks facing them as suppliers at an event during the Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival.