• 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: Stuart Croft and Marion Plant

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)

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, June 21, 2018 - 15:27

A £22 million fund to help tackle construction skills shortages has been launched by

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 08:10

The Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce is recruiting an Enterprise Coordinator to join the team at the heart of a local cluster system in order to help schools and colleges improve

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 15:09

Further Education Productivity & Skills Executive

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 15:07

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 15:03

                                               Job Description

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:35

An award-winning transport specialist has won a contract to work with WMG to design and construct an innovative very light rail vehicle which will be part of a new transport solution for Coventry.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 09:42

Adults across Coventry and Warwickshire can take advantage of the government’s new education policy to gain qualifications to boost their careers – for free.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 08:48

The lack of diversity at the very top of major companies and public bodies risks damaging the region’s economy and wider society, Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street warned today.

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 09:59

An apprenticeship system fit for the 21st century is the target of a new drive by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 13:38

Thousands of low wage earners in the West Midlands are set to benefit from a new adult education funding policy.