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The National Skills Forum is looking for active members who will contribute to setting the skills agenda. Members are able to make important contributions to the skills debate and to feed directly into the work of policy makers. Organisations which can benefit from joining and engaging in the skills debate include employers, learning providers, skills agencies, unions and NGOs. The National Skills Forum’s membership services include:
A regular calendar of parliamentary meetings is provided (once a month while Parliament is in session). These take the form of breakfast briefings, roundtable seminars, conferences, dinners and receptions. The meetings address key skills issues and there are substantial opportunities for engagement and input.
Through its links to parliamentarians, research organisations, employers and skills agencies, the National Skills Forum is able to draw on a wealth of experience to undertake research on skills policy. Members have the opportunity to input into the Forum’s research programme and are interviewed as part of consultative research projects, as well as having access to all research publications.
The National Skills Forum campaigns to raise the profile and status of vocational education, in Parliament and beyond. The Forum works to assist the development of skills policy and seeks to make skills a priority across Government and across the country. Recent campaigns have included the promotion of WorldSkills London 2011.
Members receive a weekly e-bulletin informing them of developments in Westminster, including relevant debates, motions and parliamentary questions, together with skills-related news updates. The Forum also produces detailed delegate briefing packs to keep members informed of the latest policy developments.
Members have an exceptional opportunity to network with politicians, professionals, industry leaders, academics and skills stakeholders at National Skills Forum events. Members can also raise their profile by submitting news and press releases for the Forum's websites and e-bulletin.