PROGRAMME 2019-02-15T09:18:47+00:00

The Skills Conference 2019: Draft Programme

Programme subject to change

8:45Arrival
9:30Conference OpeningBeej Kaczmarczyk, Director, e-Memoir
9:35Engagement Session
9:50Keynote SpeakerMark Dawe, Chief Executive, AELP
Maths and English – the biggest facilitator and barrier to vocational success
10:05Keynote SpeakerEmma Leary, Associate Director of VTQ Policy, Ofqual
Reforming Functional Skills Qualifications – an update from Ofqual
10:20Keynote SpeakerChristine Edwards, Creating Excellence
How well prepared are you for the reformed Functional Skills maths and English qualifications?
10:35Q&A session
10:55Refreshments Break & Exhibition
11:25The Skills Awards Presentation of Awards by Harvinder Atwal, Managing Director, bksb
11:40Keynote SpeakerDr Roshan Doug, Visiting Professor in English and Education at Oxford
The current delivery of Functional Skills
11:55Keynote SpeakerLisa Jane Ashes, Independent Thinking Associate and Author
Manglish
12:10Q&A session
12:2510 minutes “travel” time
12:35Workshop Session 1
13:25Lunch
14:25Workshop Session 2
15:1510 minutes “travel” time
15:25Workshop Session 3
16:15Close