Post-16 Skills and Education: Event in Manchester, Fri 12 May

The skills landscape is changing fast.  Members in FE, sixth form colleges and HE can register now for this important event.



The event is being organised jointly by the UCU and UNISON to look at what the future holds for post-16 skills and education. This is a chance to hear expert opinion on the latest developments and to contribute to the trade union response, as we work to ensure that our members' jobs and conditions are protected and that we have an education system that delivers for everybody.   

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Devolution
  • Area Reviews
  • The Higher Education Bill
  • Institutes of Technology
  • The Future of Colleges

An excellent line-up of speakers will include:

  • Dr Vicky Duckworth and Dr Rob Smith, FE Transforming Lives Project
  • Ruth Levin, UNISON National Policy Officer, Education
  • Gordon Marsden MP, Shadow Minister for HE, FE and Skills 
  • Gemma Marsh, Director of Skills & Employment, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
  • Gila Tabrizi, UCU National Policy Officer

Friday 12 May


People's History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER


To book your place, please contact Diane Daniels at [email protected] 0161 661 6713.

To download a poster/flyer for the event, please click here. 



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