Halfon to speak at Youth Employment Convention

Skills Minister Robert Halfon has been announced as the keynote speaker at the Youth Employment Convention on December 5. The Convention will be held at the St Paul’s Exhibition Centre and will deliver “a packed and impressive programme, with a wide range of experts and people working on the front line to tackle youth unemployment.”

According to the organisers, Halfon will be joined at the Convention by:

  • Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor of London for Planning, Regeneration and Skills
  • Prof. Louise Archer, Professor of Sociology of Education, Kings College, London
  • Marcus Mason, British Chambers of Commerce’s Head of Business, Education and Skills

The organisers say, “Tackling youth unemployment and inequality is a top priority for us and our partners. For young people, social mobility and the drive towards three million new apprenticeships will be top of the agenda in the coming months and years.