ISE Development Special Interest Forum
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ISE  Development Special Interest Forum

When: Thursday, 5 December 2019
Where: University of Westminster
309 Regent Street
London W1B 2HW
United Kingdom
Contact: Anna Szyperska
020 7033 2462

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Within this 3-hour session we covered some of the hottest issues and the latest trends in development.



13:30 - Welcome from ISE and the host

University of Westminster

13:40 - Capgemini: Growing Our Future Workforce

Ben Rubery, Apprenticeship Programmes Manager,

Capgemini (winner of the Best School Leaver and/or Apprentice Development Programme Award 2019)

(Presentation slides available to ISE members only)

14.20 - An interactive workshop on various themes on emerging talent learning and development

Simon Wheatley, Senior Consultant, Impact International

Discussion themes:

  • Noticing the changes and challenges of the graduate and emerging talent spaces
  • L&D budgets
  • Digital and Virtual Learning
  • Mental Health Issues

15.00 - Refreshments and networking

15.20 - Knowledge Share session (peer-to-peer learning)
  • How do you support line managers to develop their staff?
  • How do you manage across graduate and apprentice cohorts? Are there issues of equity of treatment to consider?
  • What would you like us to include in the 2020 development survey?

15:50 - Bowles experiential development programmes

Ummara Wright, Business Development Manager, Bowles Learning & Development Centre

From Pret A Manger’s homeless apprentices to Vanquis Bank’s graduates leaving a lasting legacy for our young people – how two of Bowles experiential development programmes make a difference. 

(Presentation slides available to ISE members only)

16.30 - Forum end


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