FE Teaching and Learning
01 Mar 2011
Annual Conference. Skilling for the future; effective leadership. Held at Westminster Studio and at our St Helens Satelite Hub.

Headline Speakers

This conference focused on the overall student experience and outcomes for learners and addressed what skills are required by employers, how senior management can support and motivate teaching staff in delivering positive outcomes for students and for the school and its reputation.

Programme
10:00
Angela Myers, Director, AJM Consultants
Welcome and introduction by conference chair

10:10
Stephen Sheedy, Principal, Queen Mary’s College
From satisfactory to good or outstanding – why we need excellence in teaching and learning

10:30
Professor Sa’ad Medhat, Chief Executive, New Engineering Foundation
The college of the Future: incorporating industry and technology in design and delivery of the curriculum

10:50
Gemma Painter, Head of Further Education, National Union of Students (NUS)
Teaching and learning in the 21st century

11:25
Questions and discussion: Session 1
11:45
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
12:00
Asha Khemka OBE, Principal and Chief Executive, West Nottinghamshire College
Examining effective leadership and management in learning and teaching

12:30
Jackie Beere OBE, Partner, consultant, Director: Jackie Beere Associates
Engaging teachers and learners; motivation and quality improvement

13:00
Questions and discussion: Session 2
13:15
Buffet lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00
Jane Machell, Principal, Alton College
Delivery of quality teaching and learning; preparing for inspection according to the Common Inspection Framework

14:20
Tricia Hartley, Chief Executive, Campaign for Learning
Learning to learn FE initiative

14:40
Dr Jean Kelly, Director of Professional Development, Institute for Learning (IfL)
Brilliant teaching and training in FE and skills: a report on effective CPD

15:00
Questions and discussion: Session 3
15:15
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
15:30
Seminar 1: How to improve students’ learning strategies?
Angela Myers, Director, AJM Consultants

15:30
Seminar 2: A quiet revolution: the role of digital media in delivering learning that works
Mark Ellis, Programme Manager Triple Science Support Programme, LSN