The Greater Lincolnshire Public Service Compact will stage its next event on the 8th June 2018. The event is be themed around working more closely with providers of high level training. An agenda for the event is shown below. To book a place email the Compact facilitator via 


Greater Lincs Public Service Compact presents

Public service and academia working together

Friday 8th June 2018 – Venue University of Lincoln

09.00               Registration with coffee served upon arrival 


09.30               Welcome and introductions from Paul Collins (Chair of the Greater Lincolnshire Public Service Compact Steering Group)

09.35               The context for the event: Some background about our about local Universities and other providers of high level training operating in Lincolnshire  from Chris Donkin the facilitator for the Compact

09.50               Is the Public Sector ready for Higher Apprenticeships?  from Sharon Green of the University of Lincoln       

10.10               What is available for public sector employers from academia a case study from Lincolnshire Police presented by Julie Wilkins and John Coxhead – including:


                                * Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

                                * Academic input into business

                                * Bespoke training reactive to identified skills gaps

                                * Supporting student placements and internships

                                * University support for research


10.30               The Lincolnshire Open Research and Innovation Centre (LORIC) at Bishop Grosseteste University from Emily Hughes of BishopGrosssetesteUniversity

10.50               Attraction strategies to recruit local graduates to public service jobs presented by Mark Stow of the University of Lincoln

11.10               Higher level training available from the Lincolnshire Further Education providers – Presenter to be confirmed

11.30               Plenary session: Having heard the inputs and considered your own circumstances – what do delegates perceive to be your needs for higher level training and other aspects of support from academia and how can the Compact help? Chaired Paul Collins

12.00               The market place ! A chance to visit the provider stalls and speak to colleagues about your needs before you leave

12.30               Close