Events briefing 13/19

Published: 09 Aug 2019

AoC Autumn Education Inspection Framework Conferences – 27 September, London and 18 October, 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.

Visit the London or Manchester website to view the programme and further details.


AoC/ETF 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 event, timed to take place at the beginning of the academic year, will provide you with the latest policy updates and the opportunity to hear practical case studies from a range of innovative providers.

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.

View the programme and book your place here.


AoC Leadership Development Conference - Thursday 10 October 2019, 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.


AoC Teaching Learning and Assessment Conference - 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.