Tech giants Amazon and Cisco are among the members of the new West Midlands Digital Skills Partnership, which has held its first meeting.
Productivity & Skills
A strategic advisory body to the Board on all matters related to skills, employment and productivity.
- 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: 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)
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).
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