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Pre-distribution, education and human capital

  • Date(s)
    28 November 2013
  • Time
    10:00 - 17:30
  • Location
    The Royal Society, 6 - 9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG
Pre-distribution, education and human capital

Social justice in hard times

This event will address the extent of, and the means by which, public policy in education, skills and learning can shape the distribution of pre-tax incomes in a more regionally balanced, socially just and environmentally equitable way.


•         Improving the human capital of nations: Education and global competition
•         Doing more with less? The future of education and learning in the UK
•         Graduates we need? An education, skills and labour market agenda
•         Education and social mobility – A conversation with Alan Milburn
•         Cities and regions in the vanguard? Towards a dynamic regional growth agenda

Andrew Adonis, Labour Peer and chair of the Adonis Growth Review, Andrew Carter, deputy chief executive, Centre for Cities, Mike Emmerich, chief executive, New Economy (Manchester),  Ellen Hazelkorn, director of research and enterprise, and Dean of the Graduate Research School, Dublin Institute of Technology, Will Hutton, principal of Hertford College, Oxford University and chair of the Big Innovation Centre at The Work Foundation, Tim Leunig, ministerial policy advisor, UK Department of Education, Steve Machin, professor of Economics, University College London, Emran Mian, director of the Social Market Foundation, Alan Milburn, chair of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, Wendy Piatt, director general of The Russell Group of UK universities, Xavier Prats-Monné, deputy-director general of the Directorate-General for Education and Culture, European Commission, Bill Rammell, vice-chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire, Andreas Schleicher, deputy director for education and skills and special advisor on education policy to the OECD's secretary-general, Pam Tatlow, chief executive, million +.

More high-level speakers to be announced.
This event is being held in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire and the Samuel Lindow Foundation.

Further information

  • Main contact
    To register an interest in attending contact Emma Kinloch.
  • Telephone
    +44 (0)20 7340 2205
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