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Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 07/20/2018
This conference offers the latest critical information to help inform and support delegates to drive performance in their organisations. This event provides a unique mix of strategic guidance on current policy and practical sessions. For more information or to book please click here: https://www.aoc-create.co.uk/event/aocdata18/ The post AoC Data, Performance and Accountability Conference appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Thu, 07/19/2018
The Tes FE Awards celebrate and reward the dedication and expertise of the people and teams who continue to make a significant contribution to improving the skill levels of young people and adult learners, and here at Tes, we want to ensure that everyone working in a UK FE establishment has the opportunity to tell us about their successes. For more information or to book, please click here: https://www.tesfeawards.co.uk/tesfeawards2019/en/page/home The post TES FE Awards 2019 appeared first on...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Thu, 07/19/2018
The conditions for funding for post-16 providers stipulate that students must continue to study English and maths if they have not achieved a grade 4 or above at GCSE. Colleges and FE institutions need to be able to embed literacy and numeracy in vocational programmes and design a curriculum that engages reluctant learners. Attend this course to become better equipped and more confident to help students reach the required level in English and maths. This Raising Attainment in Post-16 English...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Thu, 07/19/2018
The AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition 2018, the biggest and best event in further education is back at the ICC Birmingham, Tuesday 20 – Wednesday 21 November 2018. Our two-day event will shine a spotlight on how colleges are the engines of economic success, social prosperity and personal wellbeing in their local communities, and nationally. We’ll examine how colleges and other organisations within the sector and beyond have driven their own transformation and adapted, sharing learning...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Thu, 07/19/2018
The FETN Annual Conference provides a unique opportunity for managers and practitioners across the sector to meet in a friendly, informal setting. Come and network with colleagues and sector experts, to hear about the latest developments and share ideas in the pursuit of excellence. The workshops offer a range of themes that support the development and improvement of tutorial, support and learner development in Further Education, Higher Education and Work Based Learning. For more information or...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Thu, 07/19/2018
The inaugural SET Conference is due to take place in Birmingham on 7 November. Shaped by members and practitioner-led, the conference aims to provide practical guidance for today’s busy teachers, trainers and educators. We have an exciting line-up of high profile speakers and sector leaders and we are adding to this list as the weeks go by. Under the theme of ‘Pride in professionalism’, the SET Conference will showcase the invaluable work of the sector, and celebrate excellence in further...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Thu, 07/19/2018
A conference looking at: Apprenticeships Levy, EPA, Off the Job training, Awarding Bodies. Apprenticeships Standards, Ofsted.   For more information and to book please click here: https://www.app4eng.info/tickets The post The Apprenticeship Conference appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 05/22/2018
This timely conference will discuss work placements in its entirety and also feature input from the Department for Education, The Challenge and also a number of Pilot colleges to share what they have learnt to date. Finally the event will offer a platform to talk through the next steps in the T Level landscape to ensure your college can be as prepared as possible. Further details of T Level implementation will be communicated in the Government’s response to its consultation, expected in early...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 05/22/2018
Statistics show student mental health issues continue to worsen due to lack of funding and support, arguably more so in colleges than other parts of the education system. This, in addition to increased pressure on staff, makes the implementation of measures to reduce the impact of stress and to improve resilience key in supporting and developing learners. This event will offer valuable guidance, equip delegates with skills from key practitioners, stakeholders and leading mental health and well...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 05/22/2018
FE Colleges strive to deliver improvements in the quality of their provision to ensure that learners get the best outcome possible from their course. There is a huge amount colleges can learn from each other and following the success of February’s AoC / ETF Quality Practitioner Conference we are running a series of regional events to enable quality professionals, along with expert speakers, the chance to share expertise and discuss effective Quality strategies. Delegates will come away with the...

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