Celebrating Success in a Changing Landscape

08:00 to
17:00

16

Thursday 16 May 2019

Jurys Inn Hinckley Island

This year’s conference will take a different format, giving you a morning of keynote speeches and debates and an afternoon of workshops to fully immerse yourself in peer-to-peer learning. The conference will celebrate the successes of the further education and skills sector and will bring together 300 professionals from across the sector.

You can expect to see panel topics on adult education, social mobility and keynotes from Ofsted, the Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills (invited) and others. Workshops will include topics on governance, the new Education Inspection Framework, technology, mental health and wellbeing and much more.

 

Last Year's Conference

328

Attendees

19

Sessions

111

Attended Organisations

Speakers

Jaz Ampaw-Farr

Inspirational Speaker and Author

Paul Joyce

Deputy Director of Further Education and Skills at Ofsted

Dr Ann Limb CBE

Founder and Vice President of the Helena Kennedy Foundation

Roy O'Shaughnessy

Chief Executive of Capital City College Group

Mel Lenehan

Principal and Chief Executive at Fircroft College

Paul Eeles

Chief Executive of the Skills and Education Group

Steve Besley

Head of Policy at Pearson

Pricing

Centres and Members

£0

If you're a Centre using ABC Awards, Certa Awards or Certa Access you're entitled to one free place. For members, please check your membership package for your allocation of places.

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Early Bird Ticket

£75

Take advantage of our early bird rate and book your place before the 28 February 2019. This rate is available to all members and non-members.

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Member Rate

£90

This rate is only available to members who require additional conference places. Take advantage of the early bird option!

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Non-member Rate

£120

This rate is available to any individual from a non-member organisation. Take advantage of the early bird option!

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Exhibitors

Programme

The conference programme is still in development. Further information and session details will be added in the coming weeks.

08:00

Registration and exhibition

09:15

Welcome

Paul Eeles

09:25

The current policy landscape

Steve Besley

09:45

Keynote address by the Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills (invited)

10:15

Adult education: a new era?

Mel Lenehan

Paul Eeles

11:00

Break and exhibition

11:15

Keynote address from Paul Joyce HMI

Paul Joyce

11:45

Keynote address from Jaz Ampaw-Farr

Jaz Ampaw-Farr

12:20

Lunch and exhibition

13:20

Our vision for social mobility

Paul Eeles

13:30

The role of further education in transforming lives

Dr Ann Limb CBE

Roy O'Shaughnessy

Paul Eeles

14:15

Workshop 1

15:30

Break and exhibition

15:45

Workshop 2

17:00

Close

Venue & Accommodation

Venue

Jury’s Inn Hinckley Island is nestled in the heart of Leicestershire and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The hotel is just off the M1, M6 and M69 motorways. It is easily accessible by public transport with the nearest train station being 2.1 miles away. The hotel offers onsite complimentary car parking to all guests. The postcode for Sat Nav is LE10 3JA.

Accommodation

To book accommodation at the Jurys Inn Hinckley Island please visit their website and book direct with the venue or call 01455 631122. Jurys Inn are currently offering an early-bird booking rate, please contact them for more information. It is recommended that delegates wishing to book accommodation should make a reservation as soon as possible to get the best possible rate. Alternative accommodation is available through booking.com.

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