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AstraZeneca, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, Oxford University and the Social Mobility Commission to join Amazing Apprenticeships for Time for Change panel session.

The free-to-attend social mobility, diversity and inclusion session for employers and training providers will be streamed live during National Apprenticeship Week.

Introduced by Anna Morrison CBE, director, Amazing Apprenticeships and Ed Donkor, engagement lead, of The Social Mobility Commission, the exciting panel will comprise of The Genie Programme delegates present and future as they explore some of the concepts they have considered around the social mobility agenda, initiatives they have already implemented within their roles and their plans for the next 12 months.

“I’m really looking forward to this discussion – it’s a fantastic panel of speakers, and an agenda that Coca-Cola Europacific Partners has been exploring in-depth with support from Amazing Apprenticeships through The Genie Programme. It’s going to be a great start to National Apprenticeship Week!” Sharon Blyfield OBE, head of early careers, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Limited

“I’m so passionate about this agenda. I’m really looking forward to exploring the potential and role of apprenticeships in driving change alongside a great panel and D&I/social mobility experts from Amazing Apprenticeships and the Social Mobility Commission.” Tracey Hoey, UK apprenticeships programme partner, AstraZeneca

Also joining the panel is Helen Johnson, senior appointments and apprenticeship manager, University of Oxford.

“We are absolutely delighted to bring such brilliant minds from the apprenticeship sector together for an open workshop that will prompt thought and inspire employers to look to apprenticeships as a way to drive the social mobility agenda,” said Morrison. “Bringing just a small slice of the brilliance our regular Genie Programme workshops produce to a wider audience is going to be incredibly motivating!”

Registration for Time for Change: Using apprenticeships to drive social mobility, diversity and inclusion is now open.

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Time for Change – Using Apprenticeships to drive social mobility, diversity and inclusion

More than any other early career route, apprenticeships offer real, tangible potential to drive social mobility, diversity, and inclusion in an organisation.

This NAW 2022, Amazing Apprenticeships are proud to invite you to a very special Time for Change session as we invite three leading apprentice employers to our virtual stage to present and explore the initiatives they have already implemented within their roles, their plans for the next 12 months and just how they have managed to drive change when it comes to social mobility within their organisations.

Join Anna Morrison CBE, founder and director of Amazing Apprenticeships and Julia Oertli of the Social Mobility Commission as they introduce a brilliant panel of early careers practitioners to discuss concepts that can be explored, practical ideas that can be instigated and what is possible in the job you are in to achieve change when it comes to social mobility within apprenticeships.

Our panelists:

Tracey Hoey, UK Apprenticeship Progamme Partner, AstraZeneca

Helen Johnson, Senior Appointments and Apprenticeship Manager at University of Oxford

Sharon Blyfield, Head of Early Careers Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Limited

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