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Thu, 06/30/2016
Overview Organisations who want to deliver apprenticeships will need to be on the Register of Apprentice Training Providers. The SFA has recently discussed the new register with employers and providers and will use this feedback to inform a forthcoming consultation. This webinar will explain more about this process, take you through some of the provider and employer feedback and seek your views on some areas of the consultation.   Objectives This webinar will: Explain the differences between...

Posted by Alice Parker
Wed, 06/22/2016
This new event in the AoC Area Review series will focus on the next stage of the process, once options have been received. Now free to attend for all college attendees – funded by the Education and Training Foundation. The aim of the conference is to allow delegates an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the implementation phase – whether your college is now at this point or if you’re preparing for the next steps post-review. The programme will cover the implementation guidance and...

Posted by Charlotte Francis
Wed, 06/08/2016
Overview Hundreds of vacancies on ‘Find an apprenticeship’ fail to attract good quality candidates. The aim of the webinar is to give providers and employers some insight into why some vacancies go unfilled. We will also give some hints and tips on how to improve the content of vacancies as well as giving you access to tools that will support you with recruitment.   Objectives The objectives of this webinar are to: Understand why some vacancies fail to attract good candidates Understand how to...

Posted by Alice Parker
Tue, 05/31/2016
Overview This webinar is the third in a series of five webinars in partnership with The Institute of Employability Professionals. The webinar will help staff to better identify new leads with existing, new, large and small employers. It will cover the use of targeted cold-calling, and will explain how social networks can expand your banks of prospects and contacts. Chaired by: Paul Warner, Director of Policy and Strategy, AELPFacilitated by: Sha O’Hagan, Regional Employer Services Manager,...

Posted by Charlotte Francis
Mon, 05/23/2016
Overview This webinar is designed to help participants identify what Ofsted have said over the years that has a specific impact on Observation of Teaching, Training and Learning practitioner practice. It draws on the content of the CIF and other documents produced by Ofsted and predecessor organisations, and public statements by HMIs. The implications for Workbased / Workplace learning observations will be explored.   Objectives Participants should on completion of the webinar, be able to...

Posted by Alice Parker
Thu, 05/12/2016
Overview This Our well timed Apprenticeships and Traineeships Conference comes during significant change with Government targets aiming to create three million apprenticeships by 2020 and the introduction of an employer levy by April 2017. This event will provide valuable insight on developing viable work based learning programmes that delivers positive career and employment outcomes across both private and public sector settings. Take this opportunity to hear from leading practitioners on...

Posted by Alice Parker
Thu, 05/12/2016
Overview On 29 June 2016, Birmingham City University’s Centre for the Study of Practice and Culture in Education (C-SPACE) will host a one-day conference entitled ‘Reimagining Further Education’ at its City Centre Campus (Curzon Building), located in the centre of Birmingham.   Reimagining FE Conference Programme The conference will bring together practitioners, researchers and key figures in the field of Further Education (FE) and will cover a range of themes from apprenticeships and work-...

Posted by Alice Parker
Thu, 05/12/2016
Overview 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...

Posted by Alice Parker
Thu, 05/12/2016
Overview 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...

Posted by Alice Parker
Fri, 05/06/2016
Overview 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...

Posted by Alice Parker

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