Events briefing 11/19

Published: 23 Jul 2019

AoC Autumn Education Inspection Framework Conferences - Friday 27 September – Friday 18 October, London and Manchester

AoC is running two collaborative events with Ofsted focusing on the new Education Inspection Framework (EIF). Set to take place at the start of the new term, the conferences will provide you with the opportunity to gain clarity on the direction of the new framework and how you can prepare. You will gain crucial insights from AoC and Ofsted and from some of the pilot colleges, who will share their experiences.

These events are aimed at Head of Department and Managers within the college. We have allowed plenty of time for questions and discussions within all sessions so that you can leave with lots of ideas to implement in your college.

Book your place here.


AoC Data, Performance and Accountability Conference - Tuesday 1 October 2019

AoC Data, Performance and Accountability Conference will provide delegates with the critical updates on college data and accountability. At the conference you will get the chance to:

  • Gain the latest updates on accountability measures
  • Receive technical policy information and the analysis of its impact on data requirements
  • Network and build relationships with colleagues in the sector and benefit from each other’s good practice

To find out more, please visit the conference website.


AoC/ETF Autumn Term Curriculum Conference - Tuesday 8 October, London

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.

Benefits of attending:

  • Gain an update on T Levels, the qualifications and higher level technical education review and the transition offer from the Department for Education so you can leave with the information you need to plan your curriculum offer
  • Hear from John Laramy, Principal, Exeter College, one of the 2020 T Level providers, who will share the lessons they have learnt and explore how your college can prepare for T Levels
  • Learn from EKC Group how they are approaching enrichment in the curriculum and gain ideas on how your college can meet the new grade of Personal Development in the new EIF
  • Discuss how you can best prepare your students for external assessment
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to reflect on your college practices, learn from peers and explore how your college will adapt to the curriculum reforms

To view the programme, book your place and further information, please visit the conference website.


AoC Teaching Learning and Assessment Conference 2019 - Thursday 5 December, London

This annual event will share the latest practice, thinking and research on teaching, learning and assessment. Bringing together inspiring speakers and best practice college case studies, the conference is your opportunity to discover innovative and effective strategies so that you can leave with new ideas for the classroom.

To find out more, please visit the conference website.


AoC SEND Conference - Tuesday 10 December, London

At this conference you will get the latest updates and practical guidance in supporting the progression and delivering high quality teaching and learning for SEND students in the college. We will dedicate time to look at the National Centres for Excellence in SEND, including the innovative work that they are doing and how this can support your centre.

What did past delegates say?

‘Had a great day at the conference which was full of vibrant, enthusiastic speakers. A stark reminder of why we do what we do and who it truly benefits.’
David Walker, Special Educational Needs Manager, City College Norwich

‘Another informative conference. The speakers were passionate about FE and SEND which reassured me that we have fantastic practitioners within the sector.’
Neelam Raju, Student Support Manager, Coventry College

‘A well planned day with a balanced mix of interesting and relevant speakers, well planned and positioned breakout sessions and well positioned opportunities to network.’
Rosemary Partin, Senior Curriculum Manager SEND, New City College

Visit the conference website and book your place today.