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Mon, 02/13/2017
The AELP Spring Conference takes place just days before the start of the Apprenticeship Levy and we’ve got all the bases of the programme’s reforms covered. The event will offer a series of workshops across one day to enable providers to drill down into subjects that offer growth opportunities. There will be workshops on funding, end point assessment, the legal aspects, higher and degree apprenticeships, subcontracting and others that are related. As well as the apprenticeship reforms, they...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Mon, 02/13/2017
In its third year, AAC has quickly become recognised as the premier professional apprenticeship conference, providing policy and practical updates. More than 100 workshop and 50 exhibitors will again provide senior staff from colleges, training providers, universities, employers and assessment organisations with business critical news and information. Ahead of the launch of the apprenticeship levy in April, and the new ‘upper-limit’ funding methodology kicking in from 1 May, there is no better...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Mon, 02/13/2017
HR has a key strategic role to play in delivering business transformation and developing the workforce. The FE sector faces many challenges and we need to ensure that our colleges are resilient and our workforce is highly skilled, flexible and change enable. Benefits of attending The AoC HR Conference and Exhibition will not only provide you with the latest updates on the ever-changing FE landscape but also give you the chance to discuss how to tackle organisational transformation head on....

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Fri, 02/10/2017
The annual AoC English and Maths Conference will provide a valuable and practical forum to explore, reflect and learn. We have developed an in-depth programme that will focus on how colleges can work towards achieving Outstanding in the provision of English and maths and how they can engage and motivate even the hardest-to-reach learners. The conference is your opportunity to: Gain an update from Government on 16-19 English and maths provision including a look at the new GCSE specifications  ...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Fri, 02/10/2017
The Transforming Teaching programme is a great opportunity for all post-16 providers of education and training in the South West to develop innovative new approaches for transforming teaching, learning and assessment. We will be providing funding of £14,000 for 12 partnerships of providers within Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Sussex. We are looking for projects that are: Innovative and evidence-based Transferrable and relevant to...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Thu, 02/09/2017
In partnership with AoC we are hosting a policy and leadership conference designed for college principals and Chief Executives. This conference will engage college principals in strategic level discussions and debates about the major leadership and policy issues facing colleges over the next few years. Delegates will learn more about the policy priorities emerging from the review of AoC and have opportunities to influence what action colleges and AoC will take to help shape and lead policy...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Wed, 02/08/2017
The Transforming Teaching programme is a great opportunity for all post-16 providers of education and training in the South West to develop innovative new approaches for transforming teaching, learning and assessment. We will be providing funding of £14,000 for 12 partnerships of providers within Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Sussex. We are looking for projects that are: Innovative and evidence-based Transferrable and relevant to...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Tue, 02/07/2017
Inductions are frequently identified by learners as boring and de-motivating. Organisations that aspire, or wish to remain Grade 1 providers, need to consider how such challenging areas can be improved. This webinar is designed to help participants design more active and engaging learner inductions. Objectives Participants should on completion of the webinar, be able or better able to describe and explain: how a good induction can help support retention and progress making inductions more...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Wed, 01/25/2017
To be able to accurately self-assess and improve your provision is vital for any organisation. This workshop enables participants to explore features of the Common Inspection Framework (CIF) 2015 that will further improve their understanding of how the CIF is applied during inspection. It will also include a practical activity on what to write and not write in your self-assessment report (SAR). Two of these sessions will be led by an Ofsted Senior HMI. The workshop includes information on how...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Fri, 01/13/2017
This webinar will provide an opportunity to revisit the findings from the Ofsted survey ‘How well are further education & skills providers implementing the Prevent duty?’ and will explore how Prevent and British values are evaluated during an Ofsted inspection. Objectives The objectives of this webinar are to help providers to: Raise awareness of the Prevent duty and explore the strengths and weaknesses found in further education and skills providers. Explore how Prevent and British values...

Posted by Alice Tozzi

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