The south east Wales Employer Forum is engaging with HEIs and representatives from at least ten of the largest employers in south east Wales. The aim is to establish a coordinated model of engagement enabling employers and HEIs to engage more effectively.
Identify the key employers in the target area of south east Wales (Monmouthshire, Newport, Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan, RCT, Merthyr Tydfil, Torfaen, Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent).
Visit and interview at least ten HR managers from the largest employers in the target area.
Invite employers to form an ‘employers’ forum’.
Promote activity areas to the forum such as work experience for students, workforce development and outreach.
To hold forum meetings three times a year and coordinate activities between the partners to build a sustainable pipeline of STEM related skills for industry. These activities will include direct intervention between the partners at school, FEI and at HEI level.
Three forum meetings each year, supporting a minimum of 10 employer representatives.
A better coordinated regional approach to employer engagement.
More focused opportunities for employers and HEIs to interact.
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