Dr Shalena Fokeera-Wahedally, Research and Development Officer, Mauritius Examinations Syndicate
Dominique Slade, Head of Technical and Vocational Pathways, Cambridge International Examinations
||21 - 22 Jul 2016
Business Innovations and Skills Conference Centre
1 Victoria Street
||to be advised
This joint conference hosted by the Education and Employers Charity and Edge Foundation, with support from the Department for Education (England), the Department for Business Innovation and Skills and Barclays LifeSkills, will present new research on employer engagement in education and technical pathways, and explore implications for policy and practice.
Dr Shalena Fokeera-Wahedally, Research and Development Officer at the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate and Dominique Slade, Head of Technical and Vocational Pathways at Cambridge International Examinations and will be co-presenting their paper 'Building bridges between schools and industry: The Mauritian Experience' on Thursday 21 July 2016. Their paper focuses on the Higher School Certificate Professional qualification that the Mauritian Government introduced to addresses the transition from education to work for those 16 years old and over, how it includes work experience as part of programme and how they contextualise that element into the qualification. They will also discuss how they provide training courses to employers in Mauritius to introduce the programme.
The conference will take place on 21 and 22 July 2016.
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