Seminar Two Centre for Leadership and Enterprise

Parity, progression and social mobility

Parity, progression and social mobility: critical issues for higher vocational education pathways

Economic & Social Research Council

23 June 2014, 10.000 – 16.00
University of Birmingham, Room 524, School of Education,  
Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

Time Presentation
10:00              Arrival and Registration
10:30       Welcome and introduction: Ann-Marie Bathmaker and Jill Jameson
CHAIR FOR PAPERS and Q&A: Dr Kevin Orr, University of Huddersfield

Paper 1: Professor Leesa Wheelahan, University of Toronto Canada
Rethinking Pathways: Why a New Approach is Needed, A Report from Australia


11:45     10 minute break

Paper 2: Professor Ann-Marie Bathmaker, University of Birmingham UK
The Role of Vocational Pathways and Qualifications in Enabling Social Mobility and Supporting "Vibrant" Regional Economies in England


12:55     Lunch
14.00 Paper 3: Professor Debra Bragg, University of Illinois USA
How Career Pathways Function in Disparate Industry Sectors to Serve Underserved Populations
15.00 Discussion
15.45 Closing remarks
16.00 Close

Centre for Leadership and Enterprise is part of the Faculty of Education & Health, University of Greenwich.