UVAC National Conference #uvac2019

UVAC National Conference #uvac2019

There is still time to book your place at our national conference this year. We would love to see you there to celebrate our successes and achievements over the past 20 years :

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-future-of-he-in-technical-professional-education-and-skills-tickets-62433132179

You can choose from the following workshops:

  • Bryony Kingsland, Head of Funding & Policy, ILM | City & Guilds and Ann Minton, Associate Professor, Work-based Learning, University of Derby

Best Practice in Prior Learning and Initial Assessments for HEIs

  • Louise Doyle and Carole Loader, Co-founders and Directors, MESMA

Ofsted Inspection: what you need to know and do!

  • Richard Hewitt, Director of HE, Emsi

The Economic Impact of Increased Workforce Productivity: attributed to Apprenticeships from the perspective of the ROI to apprentices and employers

  • Alistair Catterall, Higher and Degree Apprenticeships Officer & Jim Holyoak, Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader, Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship, De Montfort University 

The role of an apprenticeship programme leader – the case of the PCDA 

  • James Harrison, Academic Facilitator, Degree & Master’s Programmes: Business and Professional Practice, Otago Polytechnic, New Zealand

Using linked developmental processes of problem solving, experiential learning and research to develop and assess professional competencies

  • Sue Graham, Business Development Manager, Northumbria University

Delivering Apprenticeships in a University Environment – Seamless Integration or Two Worlds Collide? Findings from PhD research.

  • Rebecca Rhodes, Senior Associate, UVAC

What you need to know. Hot Topics and More in Higher and Degree Apprenticeship Delivery.

  • John Brightwell, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, MWS Technology

University Challenge 2 (the Techies Tales): Using Aptem technology to manage track and comply with work-based delivery based on real life problems of implementing technology for HE apprenticeship delivery

  • Sue Parr, Director of Apprenticeships, WMG, University of Warwick & Duncan Piper-Blake, Director, The Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology

Co-creating and Delivering the Product Design and Development Engineer Degree Apprenticeship with theUK’s leading technology company, Dyson Ltd 

  • Professor Scott S P Wildman, Centre Director, Professor of Higher Education and Human Physiology, University of Kent

Addressing Diversity: from tender to launch the Professional Economist Degree Apprenticeship in the UK Civil Service  

  • Professor Tony Wall, Founder and Head of the International Centre for Thriving, Institutional lead for the Inter-University Research Programme for Sustainable Development & The European School of Sustainability Science and Research, University of Chester

Turning Your Practice in technical and professional education and skills – into A Published Paper: Meet the editor of the UVAC Journal: Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning

  • James Cooke, Business Development Manager and Trevor Eeles, Pre-Sales Consultant, Tribal Group

The key to apprenticeship success: supercharging the student-employer-university experience