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Insight for education & employment

18/05/2021 @ 10:15 - 15:30 UTC+0

- £25 – £90

OVERVIEW

The skills gap that exists between education and employment is the result of educational policies and practices that cannot adapt quickly enough to rapidly changing employer needs.

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing a projected loss of 195 million jobs globally, dismaying interruptions to education and a disproportionate impact on vulnerable and digitally excluded groups, this gap is only set to grow.  Currently,

  • Young people are approximately three times more likely to be unemployed than the average worker
  • Half of the global workforce will have their lives damaged as a result of the pandemic – this affects the most vulnerable in the labour market, including youth
  • Student anxiety has been increasingly common in many regions of the world, signaling the beginning of a mental health crisis among students

In light of these alarming facts, are education and employment set to become a privilege for the few? Insight for Good believes that older generations, employers and educational institutions not only have a functional responsibility towards young people but also a moral obligation. Indeed effective educational programmes should empower young people not only to become resilient and adaptable to change, but also to build the skills to change the world towards a fairer and more sustainable economy.

How can the discipline of insight be a force for good to steer this much needed transformation?

At our event, Insight for Education & Employment, we explore many challenges young people face, drawing from different disciplines that play part in the field of insight, and show how an increased understanding of youth’s needs, attitudes and behaviours is critical to help drive this transformation.

If you understand these insights, you are more likely to innovate and do the right thing to tackle your social challenge effectively.

Takeaways

During this event, we will show:

  • How new technologies are transforming work and how this impacts the opportunities for young people
  • How the world of education is adapting to fast changing challenges and why it needs more strategic insight to help students thrive, not just survive
  • Why putting insight and behavioural understanding at the centre of the education and employment ecosystem is the very first step in tackling the skills gap problem
  • How insights are offering value to the employability departments in educational institutions and employer human resources departments
  • How specific insight tools, such as segmentation and customer journeys, and disciplines, such as the Behavioural Sciences, can help design successful student experiences and talent management strategies.
  • How insight is already supporting universities and educational institutions to support the student experience
  • How policies and programmes that put insight are their core make sense and why they are being successful

SPEAKERS

Wilma Smythe

Wilma Smythe

CEO & Founder, Insight for Good

Diana Gan

Edtech investor, EiM Ventures & GEB member, Dulwich College International

Filippo Montesi

Secretary General, Social Impact Agenda per l’Italia

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AGENDA 

10:15-10:30
Logging on to the platform
10:30-10:55
The future of work: how current and future innovations will shape jobs

  • Is remote working here to stay?
  • How is AI impacting the working world and what is next to come
  • How is robotisation making its way in the goods supply chain
  • What skills will be needed in future to drive a sustainable and circular economy
  • What micro-economic systems are required to reduce job marginalisation

Speaker to be announced soon

10:55-11:30
The future of education: should change shape the lives of young people or should young people help shape the change?

  • Why students are going through a mental health crisis
  • Why it is important to adopt a student-centric focus in a world of constant change
  • Why it is important to nurture the hidden talents of apprentices
  • What skills and behaviours will allow students and apprentices to thrive in the future
  • Resilience: how educators need to focus on empowering students and apprentices to create sustainable products & services, not just to be absorbed in change

Diana Gan, Edtech investor, EiM Ventures, GEB member, Dulwich College International

11:30-11:40
Break
11:40-12:20
Empowering young people: a shared responsibility led through the humanisation of insights

  • Why it is important to put young people at the centre of the talent gap debate
  • Why students should be treated as real people, not statistics, and why we need deeper insights into students’ needs, attitudes and behaviour
  • What type of insights will help support young people to battle job precarity, increase entrepreneurship levels and their social value contribution
  • How Millennials are already shaping the future and why even younger generations should be supported to acquire leadership and creativity skills

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12:20-13:00
The real moving average: abandoning one-size-fits-all approaches to reduce the skills gap

  • How insight tools such as segmentation are being used in the world of education to improve the student experience
  • How segmentation can help designing talent acquisition, retention and engagement strategies in both educational institutions and work settings
  • Employee insights: how a talent management segmentation can offer real value to organisations

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13:00-14:00
Lunch
14:00-15:00
Nudges: making their way to improve student and talent engagement

  • How are the Behavioural Sciences making their way in education
  • How the student journey can be smoothened through nudges
  • What behavioural tools can be implemented now in your business and organisation to support talent acquisition, engagement and retention

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15:15-16:00
A look at successful policies and social programmes to combat the skills gap

  • How insight is already being used in socially focused and concerned organisations to support talent management
  • How insight is informing policy development in public organisations
  • How insight is guiding marketing, communications and service delivery in the education sector

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16:00-16:30
Bridging the gap between insight, education and employment. Panel debate.

  • What sciences and disciplines are fit for purpose to understand the challenges young people face
  • Why should governments, corporations, social enterprises, charities, NGOs, think tanks, research organisations and associations collaborate to improve the opportunities for young people
  • What are the main gaps relevant to the use of evidence and insight in the space of education
  • Using insight to help define the future of education and employment

Filippo Montesi, Secretary General, Social Impact Agenda per l’Italia

16:30-16:45
Remarks, next steps, and close.

SPONSORS

Social Value UK

Social Value International

Social Enterprise UK

Impact Hub

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Learn from the comfort of your own chair from inspired speakers working in the space of sustainability, including programme professionals, academics and researchers.
  • Platform powered by AI to help matchmaking.
  • Connect with like-minded individuals and interact during and after the conference.
  • Don’t worry if you miss a session. It can be viewed after the conference.

TICKET PRICES

  • Student Early Bird £25 / Student Regular Price £30
  • SVUK, SVI, ImpactHub & Insight for Good Members Early Bird £40 / Regular Price £55
  • Social Sector (NGOs, Charities, Social enterprises) Early Bird £55 / Regular Price £70
  • Government (Central & Local) Early Bird £55 / Government Regular Price £70
  • Private Sector Early Bird £75 / Private Sector Regular Price £90
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Date:
18/05/2021
Time:
10:15 - 15:30 UTC+0
Cost:
£25 – £90
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Venue

Global virtual conference

Organiser

Insight for good

Details

Date:
18/05/2021
Time:
10:15 - 15:30 UTC+0
Cost:
£25 – £90
Event Category:
Website:
REGISTER

Venue

Global virtual conference

Organiser

Insight for good

PARTNERS

Social Value UK
Social Value International
Social Enterprise UK
Impact Hub
New Citizenship Project