Further Education Leadership Summit
17 Jun 2009
The Guardian 3rd Annual Conference. Keynote speaker David Willetts MP

Further education is going through its biggest change for over a decade in a time of economic turmoil: with new funding arrangements, new challenges in local communities and a central role in building skills and tackling the effects of the economic downturn. The Guardian 3rd Annual Further Education Leaders Summit 2009 addressed these crucial issues.

Programme
Graham Moore OBE
Principal and Chief Executive, Stoke on Trent College, Chair, 157 Group

John Stone
Chief Executive, Learning and Skills Network

Dr David Collins CBE
President, The Association of Colleges and Principal, South Cheshire College

Kevin Brennan MP
Minister for Further Education and Skills

Questions and discussion
Session 1

Simon Waugh
Chief Executive, National Apprenticeships Service

John McNamara
Chief Executive, Alliance of Sector Skills Councils

Asha Khemka CBE
Principal, West Nottinghamshire College, 157 Group member

Questions and discussion
Session 2

David Willetts MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills

Sally Dicketts
Principal and Chief Executive, Oxford & Cherwell Valley College

Nick Duggan
14-19 Partnership Manager, Sheffield City Council

Alan Clarke
Sector Engagement Manager, Lifelong learning UK