Attend all our policy seminars for free as a Friend of the Campaign for Learning

Join before 30th September  for a discounted annual membership of 210 plus VAT

(Full price 250 plus VAT)

  • Gain in-depth analysis of current and proposed policies linked to education, skills, employment and adult learning

  • Hear from senior policy makers, and discuss and debate the issues with them in person

  • Share insights, views and perspectives with peers

Our popular and highly regarded policy seminars run from September to July every year featuring expert analysts and senior policy makers. Now, as a member of our Friends' scheme you will be able to access all of our seminars for free, so join up your organisation today.

Why become a Friend?

We run 12 to 16 policy seminars a year on education, pre- and post-19 training, employment, skills and adult learning at our headquarters in Westminster. Our seminars go beyond information giving to focus on analysis and discussion, and stimulating, high quality debate.

Last year, our programme included seminars on Apprenticeship Funding Reform, Employer Ownership of Skills, The Government Review of Vocational Qualifications, and What the Political Parties are saying about Education and Skills. Our speakers included Peter Lauener, Chief Executive of the Education Funding Agency, Michael Davis, Chief Executive, UKCES, and Deirdre Hughes, Chair of the National Careers Council in England.

Friends' membership will give your organisation one free place at every policy seminar and 50% discount on all additional places. There are other benefits too see below for a full list.

By becoming a Friend you join other influential organisations who are already members. You will also be making your own contribution to maintaining the Campaign for Learning as an independent voice for learning in every context and at every stage of life.

What's happening in 2014/2015?

With the 2014/2015 programme spanning the build-up to the next general election, this will be an exciting time to analyse and discuss policy movements and intentions as they develop.

Our first seminar of the new year will be on 23rd September with Michael Davis, Chief Executive of UKCES, who will speak on 'Employer Ownership of Skills Current Position and Future Prospects'.

How do I join?

You can join the Friend's scheme by emailing Helen on or calling 020 7798 6067.

If you join before 30th September, you will be entitled to the discounted Friend's rate of 210 plus VAT. After this date, the price will change to the 2014/15 price of 250 plus VAT.

Membership lasts for 12 months. As part of the process, we will ask you to tell us which colleagues should receive information, so we can tell them about upcoming policy seminars and how to book their free place as Friends.

Interested in joining as an individual? You can also join our as an individual Friend if you are a sole trader, student, volunteer or interested individual. The cost before 30th September is 40 plus VAT, changing to 50 plus VAT after this date.

The benefits of becoming a Friend of the Campaign for Learning

Organisational Friends receive:

  • Your logo and link on our Friends' web page

  • One free place at each of our policy seminars each year

  • 20% discount on all our other training, events and briefings

  • Invitations to special events including high profile launches and receptions

Individual Friends receive:

  • One free place at each of our policy seminars each year

  • 10% discount on all our training, events and policy briefings

  • Invitations to special events including high profile launches and reception

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