This one day Teachers and Advisors' Conference is a free event that will equip you with a range of resources, information and advice relevant to students’ progression to Further or Higher Education. The Conference will give you an extensive overview of our apprenticeships, progression package offer and courses available at both Bradford College and Bradford College University Centre, one of the largest HE providers outside of the University sector.
During the conference there will be two opportunities to choose which workshop you want to attend. Please state your preference on the booking form.
9:30-10:00 Welcomes, refreshments and introductions to the Student Engagement and Outreach Team
10:00-10:45 Untangling the confusing world of Apprenticeships (please choose either session)
City Training Services
We understand it can be difficult knowing how to best support your students who want to pursue an apprenticeship. City Training Services will give a detailed explanation of the benefits and how to apply for apprenticeships within Bradford and the surrounding areas. Perfect for teachers and advisors with students about to, or currently, studying GCSEs.
Higher Level Apprenticeships
Find out all you need to know about Higher Level Apprenticeships and how to support your students should they want to pursue this option. Perfect for teachers and advisors who support Year 12 and 13 (or equivalent) students.
10:45-11:30 Progression Package Taster Sessions
This is the perfect opportunity to put yourself in your student’s shoes. Led by members of the Student Engagement and Outreach Team, teachers and advisors will be able to GET INvolved and choose from a range of presentations and activities on offer from our new Progression Package offer.
11:30-12:00 Gingerbread House Decorating
Fancy yourself as a patisserie chef? Our students will be the judge. GET INvolved in our festive gingerbread house decorating. Don’t worry, you will be able to take home your creations.
12:00-1:15 Christmas Dinner in The Grove Restaurant
1:45-2:30 Academic led activity (please choose either session)
Come and join our Hand Printed Seasonal Card workshop. Explore techniques that can be taken back to your classroom and work that you can take away with you on the day.
Virtual Reality. The future of Gaming?
This hands on session will enable you to learn more about our state of the art Oculus Rift equipment You will be able to experience the power of virtual reality first hand.
2:30-2:45 Thank you and evaluations
2:45-3:00 Optional tour of Bradford College campus