Teaching and Learning
25 May 2010
Measuring and Delivering Quality in FE. Held at Inmarsat Conference Centre, London

The coming two years will be the most difficult FE has faced in 20 years, with changes in finance bringing major questions about the range of provision and a desire to focus on quality of outcome.

Pre-conference interview with Lee Davies, Deputy Chief Executive, Institute for Learning:

Programme
09:50
Trevor Carson Director, LSDA Northern Ireland (part of LSN)
Chairperson’s opening remarks

10:00
Frank Coffield Emeritus Professor of Education, Institute of Education
From exam factories to communities of discovery

10:20
Robert Powell Robert Powell Training and Consultancy, Former Head Teacher, Blurton High School
Developing outstanding Teaching and Learning: the role of leadership

10:40
Paul Curry HMI, Principal Officer, Further Education, Inspection Development Directorate, OFSTED
Panel discussion: Outstanding in 'inspection terms' and outstanding in 'day-to-day reality'

11:10
Questions and discussion: Session 1
11:20
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:50
Stephen Carlisle Principal, Accrington and Rossendale College
Preparing teachers and SMTs for interactive learning environments of the future

12:10
Paul Eeles Director of Sector Reforms and 14-19, Association of Learning Providers
Two distinct delivery methods for T&L

12:40
Panel discussion: Session 2
Engaging learners; engaging employers Trevor Carson, Director, LSDA Northern Ireland David Howe, Head of Further Education, Enterprise UK Maureen Haldane, Senior Learning and Teaching Fellow, Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University

12:50
David Howe, Head of Further Education, Enterprise UK
Panel discussion: Engaging learners, engaging employers

13:00
Maureen Haldane, Senior Learning and Teaching Manager, Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University
Panel discussion: Engaging learners, engaging employers

13:10
Questions and discussion: Session 2
13:20
Buffet lunch, networking and exhibition
14:20
Asha Khemka OBE Principal and Chief Executive, West Nottinghamshire College
Learning to learn: Measuring quality, ensuring engagement and retention

14:40
Panel discussion: Session 3
Shane Chowen, Vice-President, Further Education, National Union of Students Frank Coffield, Emeritus Professor of Education, Institute of Educaiton Lee Davies Deputy Chief Executive Institute for Learning

14:40
Shane Chowen, Vice-President, Further Education, National Union of Students
Panel discussion: Learner voice or learner voices? How to effectively channel and respond

15:00
Lee Davies, Deputy Chief Executive, Institute of Learning
Panel discussion: Learner voice or learner voices? How to effectively channel and respond

15:10
Questions and discussion: Session 3
15:20
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
15:40
Key Issue Seminar 1 Interactive lectures and the student voice
Maureen Haldane, Senior Learning and Teaching Fellow, Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University

15:40
Key Issue Seminar 2 Case study: Achieving reciprocal buy-in from Employers
Dave Rowley, Education Programme Director, Bloodhound SSC

15:40
Key Issue Seminar 3 Oustanding teaching, learning and assessment: transforming the
Robert Powell, Robert Powell Training and Consultancy, Former Head Teacher, Blurton High School