School of Business and Economics


31 January 2017

Earn to Learn: Doing the right thing for the next generation?

Presented By Centre for Global Sourcing and Services

About this event

Ian Herbert Ian Herbert


This event will bring together a range of parties to consider how the business support service industry might provide sustainable and developmental work experience to young people undergoing higher education.

The aims of the Earn-to-Learn scheme are to: 1) improve student work-readiness and employability, together with reducing debt on graduation, 2) provide employers with cost-effective, flexible sourcing solutions feeding into the acquisition and development of emerging scarce talents.

Programme Schedule: 

09.30 Registration and refreshments 
10.00 Welcome and Introductions 
10.15 The new career landscape – Professor John Arnold, Director of Impact, School of Business and Economics
10.30 The case of the ‘sunset and the sunrise’ economies in the global, digitalised, knowledge-based economy: what work-based learning might achieve? Ian Herbert, Centre for Global Sourcing and Services, Loughborough
11.15 Coffee

Skills gaps and opportunities for work-readiness – Led by Stephanie Lambert

Roundtable discussions
12.30 Lunch
13.30 The Graduate Apprenticeship Scheme - Department of International Trade
14.15 Evidencing Graduate Attributes – Helen Smith Head of Careers, Employability and Employer Engagement + Loughborough Facilities Showcase
15.00 Coffee and networking 
15.15 Opportunities for UK plc - Department for International Trade
16.00 Close

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