Session Announcement: West Midlands Digital Skills Partnership

West Midlands Digital Skills Partnership presents: Changing the face of digital skills delivery.

The Digital Skills Partnership (DSP) brings together public, private and charity sector organisations to help increase the digital capability of individuals and organisations in England. Its work extends from a commitment within the UK Digital Strategy – which sets out the government’s ambition to create a world-leading digital economy that works for everyone.

In line with Birmingham Tech Week, attendees can connect with likeminded individuals in a live virtual panel discussion featuring speakers from: Microsoft, Lloyds, Parent Pay, Niyo Enterprise and Wolverhampton University.

About the session:

The West Midlands Digital Skills Partnership is committed to supporting individuals and businesses to have access to the digital skills they need to thrive. Join us in a live virtual presentation where you can:

— Discover: Exactly how employers are benefiting from recruiting digital bootcamp talent and hear about the digital champions apprenticeship supporting teachers.

— Celebrate the success of learners who have retrained and changed their careers having graduated from the Digital Retraining Fund.

— Connect in a live virtual panel discussion featuring speakers from, Microsoft, Lloyds, Parent Pay, Niyo Enterprise and Wolverhampton University.

Agenda:

  • 12:45 Birmingham Tech Week Welcome
  • 12:50 Welcome from West Midlands Digital Skills Partnership | Jane Frankland & Clare Hatton
  • 13:00 You’re Hired: Learners & Employer | Jane Fallon

— Netcom (Kian Raja)

— Learner: Mohammed Qureshi | Employer: The Sign shop

— Tech Talent UK (Janice Rae)

— Learner: Rufaro Chibanda | IMI Critical Engineering

— Primary Goal | Digital Champion: Louise Campton

  • 13:25 Skills for Today virtual panel | Hosted by Jane Frankland

— University of Wolverhampton | Phil Gravestock

— Chair of West Midlands Digital Skills Partnership Board | Matt Jones

— Microsoft | Lee Jones

— Lloyds Bank | Faye Van-Flute

— Niyo Enterprise | Oyinkansola Adebayo

  • 13:40 Acknowledgements | Marika Beckford
  • 13:45 End

Register here for the session and attend Birmingham Tech Week for FREE.

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