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Dr Brooke Storer-Church

Senior Advisor, Skills,
Office for Students (OfS)

Dr. Brooke Storer-Church is a senior policy advisor for the Office for Students, with responsibility for developing and managing strategic activities within the Skills and Industrial Strategy portfolio in the Directorate for Fair Access and Participation. Current work includes the Degree Apprenticeship Development Fund, Institutes of Technology, and the first OfS Challenge Competition to support local graduates and students. Previous responsibilities included leading postgraduate policy development for HEFCE and managing the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund.

  • Discussing the Office for Students role in the regulatory landscape and how joint judgements are reached with Ofsted for levels 4 to 5
  • Understanding how higher and degree apprenticeship programmes can effectively meet trailblazer standards at levels 6 and beyond
  • Sharing insights from the Degree Apprenticeships Development Fund (DADF) and the roll of out of Phase 2 funding