Event Summary



Date and Time

Tuesday 30 January 2024 (13:00 - 15:45)


£65.00 (£95.00 non-members)

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Come and join us for our first Initial Teacher Education Network of 2023-2024.


As well as offering a platform to engage and collaborate with other teacher educators from across the sector, this networking event will provide input from Stefan Fusenich, Programme Leader for FE ITE at Bishop Grosseteste University.  

During this Network, Stefan will focus on a key areas pertinent to all, offering input and sharing ideas around:

  • the implementation of the new Diploma in Teaching

  • assessment of the occupational standards in observations

  • delivery of subject specific pedagogy in taught ITE sessions, and

  • effective support and management of mentors

In addition, during today's event there will be plenty of opportunity for your to reflect on your own programmes, sharing best practice with others attending.

Facilitated by Karen Plowman, Head of Professional Development and Learning, Skills and Education Group, this networking event will offer an opportunity for you to share approaches with others responsible for leading Post-16 Initial Teacher Education.

So that we are able to support ITE providers from across the UK, we have made the decision that this event will be delivered through an online approach via Zoom, with joining instructions forwarded to all those who have registered to attend 24-48 hours prior to the event.

So, why not come and join us for this informative and collaborative event offering plenty of opportunity for you to network and share thoughts and ideas with others post-compulsory teacher educators from across the FE and Skills sector.


Key Speakers

Stefan Fusenich

Programme Leader for FE Initial Teacher Education, Bishop Grosseteste University  

Stefan has 20 years’ experience of working within the FE and Skills sector delivering and managing training for a variety of providers in the East Midlands and Internationally, and is currently employed at Bishop Grosseteste University as Lead Practitioner for Initial Teacher Education.

  • How can I access the event?

    All joining instructions will be sent a day prior to the session taking place and you will either be able to join us online, or by dialling into the session.

    If you have any questions or do not receive any joining instructions please call us on 0115 854 1626.

  • Terms and conditions

    Completion of the booking constitutes a contract between yourselves and the Skills and Education Group. In order to receive a refund, all cancellations must be made in writing at least 14 days prior to the event taking place. Non-attendance will result in the place being charged at full cost. Substitutions are welcome and can be made at any time. The Skills and Education Group reserves the right to cancel or alter the event for reasons beyond its control.