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22 May 2023

Westminster Higher Education Forum’s ‘Next steps for equality of opportunity in higher education’

We are pleased the John Craven, Director of the Social Mobility Commission, will be delivering the keynote speak at Westminster Higher Education Forum’s (WHEF) upcoming event, ‘Next steps for equality of opportunity in higher education’.

It comes as the Office for Students consults on a new approach to regulating equality and opportunity, including additional requirements for Access and Participation Plans, and the creation of an Equality of Opportunity Risk Register (EORR).

The conference will be a timely opportunity to discuss the new measures, and the impact and implementation of the EORR, as well as how sector-wide initiatives and provider-level strategies can be effectively coordinated to reduce barriers across the higher education system.

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Employers play a key role in #socialmobility outcomes for many.

They determine where they set up their business, the types of job roles they create, and how and who they recruit; the income set by employers impacts living standards, pension contributions, as well as spending power in their local economy; they also play an important role in the health and wellbeing of employees.

However, with each part of the UK having an individual identity, history and economy, impacting its local population and their opportunities, the challenges to social mobility, and the solutions, may differ from region to region.

That’s where we think the use of our new #Data Explorer tool can help – join us at this event on 7 June at 12pm for employers to find out how you can utilise our new tool to understand your workforce distribution; provide insight for outreach activity and hiring activity; and to serve and support regional communities.

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