If colleges want to be successful in Higher Education they need to ensure their staff teaching on HE programmes remain up-to-date in their subject, professional and technical areas. In order to achieve this aim, staff need to undertake broadly-defined research and scholarship. This conference, now in its second year, will showcase the work already undertaken by college HE practitioners and students. Delegates will hear and discuss emerging models of institutional research and...
Apprenticeship growth is at the heart of the Government’s skills agenda and this conference will ensure you’re up to date with the reforms, as well as gaining answers to the technical questions surrounding apprenticeships. It will focus on how, as a sector, we can take on the challenges and you will hear good practice from colleges currently driving apprenticeship growth.
Reasons to attend
Hear how the levy will work in practice, including working with small and medium-sized...
In a world where the only certainty is change the need for inspiring leadership is paramount. Leaders, wherever they work, need to be brave but honest, innovative but steady, protective but calculated. But above all they need to inspire those around them to keep going and to dig deep when times are hard.
The Women’s Leadership Network Annual conference 2016 will explore what is required to be an inspiring leader in these uncertain times, and what it means for gender equality. Women...
We are keen to implement an agile commissioning process and the invitation to tender (ITT) for the next phase of the Maths and English Pipeline will be issued on 16 May with a deadline of 13 June 2016. More information is available on our website. Contracts will be awarded from 20 June onwards.
Taking place ahead of the ITT deadline, the commissioning workshop aims to:
Provide an overview of the Maths and English Pipeline which now includes support for apprenticeships
Present the ETF’s...
The Apprenticeship levy is due to come into effect by April 2017 and providers are keen to understand how it will work. Since the Budget 2016, more information about it has been published but important details have yet to be released. This webinar will go through the guidance that we have to date including the latest update for employers.
The objectives of this webinar are to:
Explain the Levy
Give some practical examples of how it will work in practice
Question the SFA...
The aims and objectives of the session are to:
develop an understanding of what outstanding looks like to Ofsted
explore what an outstanding teacher looks like
reflect upon how your organisation may be able to move towards outstanding.
It focuses on what constitutes outstanding practice, covering tips and ideas on how to make lessons outstanding as well as practical ideas on planning for effective learning, assessment for learning and progress. It includes how Ofsted judges teaching,...
To disseminate the findings from the first six months of inspecting under the revised CIF framework and inspection arrangements.
The aims of this webinar are to help providers to:
Disseminate the key messages from the first six months of inspecting under a revised Common Inspection Framework and new arrangements
Understand what happens during a short inspection, the reasons why Ofsted convert these to full inspections and what happens during the converted inspection
The employment and skills sector has never faced so much change. Change has brought opportunities as well as challenges but the scale of it is unprecedented.
The AELP National Conference 2016 will be the premier event this year for examining the impact that the reforms are likely to make. On skills, it will examine and debate the government’s reforms for Apprenticeships and Traineeships alongside the implications of the Area Reviews and English devolution. With more details to be...
Supply chains and subcontracting in the skills market attract intense interest from ministers and funding agencies, including removing it completely from lines of provision funded by FE learner loans. Is there still a place for subcontracting in the new skills landscape? Paul Warner will look at the latest regulations, analyse the risks and benefits, and examine the case for subcontracted provision going forward.
By the end of this webinar delegates will have a better...
“Engaging learners through creative thinking & collaboration”
Each day, more and more pressures are added to the workload of practitioners working with SEND learners in the post-16 sector. Nothing, however, is more important than planning a curriculum that is both rewarding and effective for those learners. This activity-based practitioner day is designed to inspire delegates to think outside the box when it comes to planning such a curriculum.
For more information, including how to book,...