Event Briefing - 15/17

Published: 31 Aug 2017

AoC Data Performance and Accountability Conference - Friday 5 October, London

Since the Department for Education launched their new accountability measure in 2016, this event will guide you through the new updates for 2017 and will offer you the chance to hear and discuss the implications on the use of data relating to the Skills Plan, the future of achievement rates, and evidencing progression.

This conference will help you gain a stronger understanding of the upcoming changes to accountability measures.

Key topics include:

  • Accountability measures and future changes
  • ESFA – The future use of data
  • A focus on outcomes and progression
  • Reflections on the current landscape
  • Evidencing progression – Achieving outstanding
  • Maximising student progress in a linear world
  • Intelligent curriculum design
  • Post-QAR – How to prepare an effective SAR

Visit the website to view the full programme and book your place now.


AoC Employment Law Conference - Wednesday 18 October, London

Workforce restructuring, mergers, prevent duty and apprenticeships are just some of the many critical issues facing college HR teams and this essential conference will guide you through the pitfalls and complexities.

Key updates from Irwin Mitchell LLP and Eversheds Sutherland LLP will ensure you are up to date on recent legislation and case law and detailed breakout sessions will give you the level of detail necessary to tackle the issues back at your college.

Breakout session topics include:

  • Managing difficult exits
  • Workforce restructuring
  • Prevent and safeguarding
  • Employing staff from outside the EU – UK visas, Tier 2 and Brexit
  • The new FE world – What are the legal implication?
  • Working with your trade unions
  • Managing staff performance in the modern employment relationship
  • New EU Data Protection Law - What HR professionals need to know

Visit the website to view the full programme and book your place now.

AoC Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference – Tuesday 12 December, London

Attend this conference to discover innovative and effective strategies so that you can leave motivated and enthused to support your students in the best possible way.

Reasons to attend…

Leave with practical strategies for motivating even the most disengaged learners and ways to develop your students’ resilient skills
Explore how to make the transition to ungraded models of lesson observation and the latest innovations in observing teaching practice
Gain techniques for embedding employability skills and British values in the classroom
Discover how to implement a whole college CPD programme to enhance teaching, learning and assessment
Network with like-minded colleagues and learn from college case studies to address the challenges you face

More details are available on the conference website.