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Mon, 11/28/2016
This event will provide an overview of Ofsted’s annual state of the nation report and will also give delegates the chance to question Ofsted on their role in the new Apprenticeship funding regime that comes into place with the levy from May 2017. Chaired by AELP’s Paul Warner, you will hear from Paul Joyce Senior HMI, Deputy Director for Further Education and Skills, Mark Dawe, AELP’s Chief Executive as well as Danny Taylor from SmartAssessor.   Workshops There will be four workshops to attend...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Wed, 11/23/2016
This interactive training day is for apprenticeship training providers. It will help them meet the needs of deaf and hearing-impaired apprentices and fulfil their duties in the Equality Act 2010. Delegates will receive a comprehensive resource pack and practical information on: Meeting duties under the Equality Act Technology and communication support used by deaf people Funding Assessing the needs of deaf people Maths and English support The latest policy developments Cost: The cost of the day...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Tue, 10/18/2016
In partnership with the ETF, researchED are hosting their first ever conference dedicated to the Further Education sector and vocational training. Come along and hear some of the UK’s top speakers discuss what the best evidence and research can tell us about teaching, training, and everything to do with the field. From policy to practice, you’ll be able to choose from a range of strands throughout the day in order to build the conference that suits you and your needs – as well as having the...

Posted by Anna Dewolf
Thu, 10/13/2016
Overview Whether you teach primary, secondary or in FE, lead a department or are just starting on your training, the ASE Annual Conference is an invaluable opportunity to discover resources, enhance your subject knowledge and share approaches to teaching. ASE brings together expert and passionate practitioners from across science education. The result is an inspiring event offering you the chance to share ideas, help maximize the progress of your learners, explore mathematical skills in science...

Posted by Anna Dewolf
Thu, 10/13/2016
Overview The government is committed to creating 3 million new apprenticeship starts by 2020. This push to boost apprenticeship numbers is to be funded by a new apprenticeships levy on businesses, due to be introduced in April 2017. As well as increasing the quantity of apprenticeships available, the government aims to increase their quality by setting up the Institute for Apprenticeships. This new body, planned to be operational by April 2017, will be made up primarily of employers who will be...

Posted by Anna Dewolf
Thu, 10/13/2016
Overview The Universities’ Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) will be holding their annual conference on the 8 – 9th November, at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel. Keynote speakers include: Carole Willis (NFER) John Furlong (Oxford) Rachel Lofthouse (Newcastle) Robert Davis (Glasgow) Linda Clarke (Ulster)   To register for the conference, and for more information, visit the UCET’s website.   The post UCET Annual Conference appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.

Posted by Anna Dewolf
Thu, 10/13/2016
Overview Organised by the Learning and Work Institute, UCL Institute of Education, UCU, RaPAL and NATECLA: a joint conference on supporting adults with English, maths and ESOL. Improving adults’ literacy, numeracy and language skills benefits individuals, society and the wider economy.  Ensuring that this is well understood and well supported by policymakers – both within adult learning and more broadly across the work of Government – has never been more important at this time of wide-reaching...

Posted by Anna Dewolf
Thu, 08/25/2016
A One Day National Conference Vocational Education Monday 28th November 2016   Reforming Functional Skills:   • Enhancing the literacy and numeracy skills and capabilities for people to progress in work and life • Improving the relevance, content, recognition and credibility of Functional Skills, particularly with employers • Feedback from the revised standards and consultation • Next steps to implementation   Guest Speaker: Sue Southwood, Head of Maths and English from The Education and...

Posted by Sindy Lee
Fri, 08/19/2016
Overview   When providers meet for the AELP Autumn Conference, consultations will have already started on the Apprenticeship Levy and legally protecting the Apprenticeship brand. The review of Traineeships may also be near completion. In addition to the future of these core programmes, we will also debate the impact of the Budget’s measures on a National Living Wage, Youth Obligation, ending of the ESA differential and reducing working tax credits as plans develop for the next tranche of...

Posted by Zoe Paintsil
Fri, 08/19/2016
Overview The countdown to the AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition has begun. Bringing together the further education sector to learn, develop, influence, support and exchange information, it is the highlight of AoC’s events calendar. The conference and exhibition combines keynote speakers, plenary and breakout sessions to inform, stimulate debate and provide the latest news from senior figures in government, education and wider business sectors. You can also find the latest innovations to...

Posted by Zoe Paintsil

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