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Interactive Workshop 2: Role of the Educator
Thu 7 April 2016, 14:00 – 17:00 BST
The government wants to empower educators to embed enterprise in their teaching and, through better coordination and consistency, ensure that all young people are able to access enterprise-related programmes. This ranges from primary, secondary, further and higher education. The aim of this session is to Showcase Entrepreneurial Pedagogy and Interactive Techniques, This the second in a series of three events made possible with funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and can form part of a full day workshop (together with workshop 1) or be accessed as a stand-alone event which explores entrepreneurial teaching techniques.
We are running three events, which this is the second.
Professor Alison Price
Alison has worked to develop entrepreneurial capacity across the FE and HE sector for over 25 years. Formerly the Director of Educator Development at National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship Alison has designed and developed entrepreneurial staff development programmes in England/Wales; Scotland; Europe and China.
Alison has worked to support the development of the entrepreneurial university through curriculum change, staff development and developing the role of the educator as a catalyst within the development of entrepreneurial university/institution. She now supports the development of entrepreneurial individuals and organisations by particularly supporting those working at all levels across the education environment.
Prior to this appointment, Alison was Head of Enterprise Education at Leeds Metropolitan University, providing academic leadership for the HEFCE funded Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, the "Institute for Enterprise". She has held the role of faculty and institutional enterprise champion at a range of institutions and has worked across an extensive range of academic and vocational subjects to embed enterprise within the curriculum.
Alison has published within the field of strategic management, corporate social responsibility and small business start-up and was part of the team that developed the QAA (2012) Guidance on Enterprise and Entrepreneurship that is shaping curriculum and national enterprise understanding http://www.qaa.ac.uk/en/Publications/Documents/enterprise-entrepreneurship-guidance.pdf.
She is also Visiting Professor of Enterprise Education at Liverpool John Moores University.