Events briefing 10/19

Published: 25 Jun 2019

AoC Beacon Award Best Practice Workshops - Wednesday 26 June 2019 - Thursday 4 July 2019, Various Locations

Tuesday 2 July – Birkenhead Sixth Form College
Thursday 4 July – Weston College
Thursday 4 July – Wiltshire College & University Centre

AoC Beacon Awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education (FE) colleges. They are designed to promote the interdependence of colleges, businesses and professional and voluntary organisations. The awards also highlight excellence and help share best practice across the sector.

The winners of the 2018/19 awards were announced at the TES FE Awards in March and they will each be hosting a best practice workshop in order to showcase and share their initiatives and projects with interested colleges and sector organisations.

To find out more, please visit the conference website.



AoC Autumn Term Curriculum Conference - Tuesday 8 October, London

There are many policy changes occurring in the sector including the new Education Inspection Framework, the qualifications review, the introduction of T Levels and the transition offer and the reforms to functional skills.

This conference will ensure you have the latest information on the reforms and the chance to gain new ideas on how you can enhance your curriculum and deliver the best possible provision for your students.

Further information will be available on the conference website shortly.


AoC Leadership and Development Conference

Thursday 10 October | London

The next generation of leaders will play a crucial role in defining goals and steering a course to help drive the direction of the FE sector. At the conference you will hear how inspiring college Principals have developed business plans and built the strategies to achieve and lead them. There will be in-depth sessions giving you the chance to understand areas of the business outside of your own remit, including finance, curriculum planning and governance. Sessions will range from a discussion around the college brand and the customer, to developing your own personal brand and tips to approaching a Principal-ship recruitment panel.

To find out more, please visit the conference website.