From education to employment

Raising quality and improving practice in the FE & Skills sector: CPD Day

A rare opportunity to learn from leading experts in the Further Education and Skills sector including bestselling author and consultant Ann Gravells.

What you get:

  • Insider knowledge from experts in the sector
  • A chance to develop your practical skillset in workshop style sessions
  • Q&A time for you to get one-to-one advice
  • A forum to build your peer network and share good practice
  • A record of attendance to evidence your CPD efforts
  • Lunch and refreshments throughout the day

Session line-up

Improving Quality within your role – Ann Gravells

About this session: Providing a quality product and service is crucial in the competitive market of the FE and skills sector. A good quality reputation for your institution will have a positive impact on your learners. In this session, Ann will share practical ideas on how you can improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment.

Maintaining your professionalism – Ann Gravells

About this session: There are constant changes and developments within the FE and skills sector which could affect your job role. In this session, Ann will outline how you can enhance your professional profile during times of change, including using technology to increase your networking opportunities. She will also give ideas for CPD activities to help you remain up to date with your practice.

Managing teaching, learning and assessment during an observation – Sharron Mansell

About this session: Assessment can often be a challenge but one that is important to get right. Good assessment leads to better learning. In this session, Sharron will introduce you to an interesting and useful theory of learners’ behaviour and will show you how to focus on formative assessment and developing the learner as a whole.

Achieving your QTLS – Tricia Odell, Education and Training Foundation

About this session: If you are seeking to gain QTLS, this session will provide you with the guidance you need. Tricia will talk you through the key things you need to know from eligibility criteria to timescales and how to go about collecting and collating your evidence. Tricia will also share with you a range of resources to support applicants as well as how to use My QTLS.

Prevent Strategy – Erin Moore, Department for Education

About this session: This is a rare opportunity to learn from one of the DfE’s Higher and Further Education Regional Prevent Coordinators on how the Prevent duty applies in an FE and training context and your responsibilities relating to it. In this session Erin will introduce you to Prevent and your statutory duty. She will also talk you through key vulnerabilities to be aware of, how to refer and the channel available to do so. You will also get the opportunity to ask Erin questions and advice on this topic.

Early bird price is £150 + VAT and includes lunch and refreshments.

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A donation from ticket sales will be made to Magic Breakfast – A charity aiming to end hunger as a barrier to education in UK schools through the provision of healthy breakfasts to vulnerable children.

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