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University of Bedfordshire - Teachers & Advisers Conference

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TEACHERS & ADVISERS CONFERENCE 2017

HIGHER EDUCATION: CURRENT & FUTURE TRENDS

Wednesday 7th June 9.30am-4pm

The conference is a free annual event that provides the latest information from Higher Education experts and an opportunity for local Teachers, Advisers and other stakeholders to network with professionals from across the sector.

09.30 – 10.00: Arrival & Refreshments

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome

Bob Cozens, Director of MARC

Professor Helen Bailey – Executive Dean of Partnerships

10:15 – 11:00 Keynote Address 1

Revisions and Decisions – the story of undergraduate applicant student journey told by the applicants themselves.

Dan Beynon – Head of Education, SMRS

11:00 – 11:15 Break

11:15– 12:00 Breakout session 1

Routes into Teaching & working with young children

Routes into the Healthcare professions

Writing the UCAS Reference & Personal Statements

Higher Education: Student Perspective

12:00 – 12:45 Breakout session 2

The New English Curriculum – what it means for you and your students

Foundation Year Programmes

Higher & Degree Level Apprenticeships

Teaching Excellence Framework – What does it mean for your students

12.45 – 13.30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:15 Keynote address 2: Changes to the UCAS Application Process for 2018 Applicants

Andrew Frampton, UCAS Relationship Manager

14:15 – 14:30 Break

14.30 – 15:15 Breakout session 3

Update on Student Finance

Careers & routes into the Creative Industries

One World – Exploring student opportunities

Support for STEM related subjects

15:15 – 15:45 The changing nature of Higher Education

Bill Rammell, Vice Chancellor – University of Bedfordshire

15:45 – 16:00 Closing Remarks


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