Events Briefing - 18/17

Published: 12 Oct 2017

AoC Teaching Excellence Framework Conference - Tuesday 31 October, London

The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) was announced in the government’s higher education white paper and is now entering its third year. This conference aims to discuss the lessons learned from the process, and hear from key agencies on the latest developments of the TEF. The programme includes speakers from HEFCE, UCAS, Higher Education Academy and more.

Session topics include:

  • An overview of TEF, the outcomes of year two and changes for year three and beyond
  • What TEF means for college HE admissions
  • An assessment of provider submissions
  • The impact of TEF on student finance and tuition fees
  • Subject level TEF - more detail on the pilots
  • What a gold TEF submission looks like - hear from colleges who achieved this

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

AoC SEND Conference - Thursday 7 December, London

This year’s AoC SEND Conference will offer delegates a full range of topics regarding issues affecting special educational needs and disabilities students, both those with education, health and care plans and those without and how to overcome them. This conference is an opportunity for delegates to gain a superior understanding of the current policy updates on all key issues facing colleges, in particular changes to high needs funding and the many challenges arising from working with local authorities.

Key topics include:

  • Ambitious about Autism
  • SEND/non EHC plans
  • SEND legal update                   
  • Speech, language and communication in FE
  • Study programmes for SEND students
  • Supported internships
  • Transition year for Level 2 students
  • Update on funding of higher needs

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

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

This is your opportunity to come together with peers and exceptional practitioners to share best practice and discover the latest innovative strategies to ensure you can support your students in the best possible way.

Reasons to attend:

  • Leave with practical strategies for motivating even the most disengaged students and ways to develop your students’ resilience 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

The programme is now available to view on the conference website.