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On the road again – join us at upcoming events

We’re delighted to be back on the road and attending several exciting events in the coming weeks, including the AoC Annual Conference and The Business Show.  

Annual SET Conference – 2 November  

On 2 November, we’re sponsoring the Annual SET Conference, which is aimed at supporting teachers, trainers and leaders in the FE and training sector. We recently recorded a roundtable session on using adaptive assessment and adaptive learning methods, and you can catch up on this session on the conference platform.  

AoC Annual Conference – 16-17 November 

We’re the registration sponsor for the Association of Colleges (AoC) Annual Conference, the first large in-person event for the FE sector in 2021-22. Come speak to us on stand F3!  

We’re delivering a breakout session on ‘How to deliver exceptional T Level programmes’, where NCFE colleagues Zac Aldridge (Director of Qualifications and Assessment) and Barbara Archer (T Level Partnership Manager) will cover what we’ve learned from the first year of T Level delivery.  

You can also catch us during the breakout session ‘The social and economic value of enrichment’, alongside the AoC and the University of Derby. This session will introduce our longitudinal study into enrichment and provide the initial findings from the research.  

Children and Young People’s Mental Health Conference – 18 November  

On 18 November, we’ll be attending this year’s Children and Young People’s Mental Health Conference. Janet King, Education and Childcare Sector Manager, and Stacy Mann, Early Years and Childcare Subject Specialist at NCFE, will be delivering a session on mental health in children and young people from an awarding organisation’s perspective. They'll be covering the criticality of positive mental health in young children, along with showcasing their case study from Angela Rogers, Early Years and Childcare Consultant.  

EdTech Summit – 18 November  

NCFE’s Operations Director of Learning for Work, Dan Howard, will be delivering a session on essential digital skills at the Ed Tech Summit in London.  

Early Childhood Education student conference – 19 November  

Our subject specialists want to invite your Education and Childcare learners to our virtual conference on 19 November to celebrate the sector. 

In the conference, we’ll introduce the sector, what to expect, where the paths could lead, the impact that your learners will have on the next generation of early childhood and preparing for placement. We’ll also cover case studies from early years professionals, opportunities in higher education, introduce our CPD Carousel and Careers Toolkit, and then conclude with a live Q&A.  

Learners can register for their free place here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1886996567422849551 


The Business Show – 24-25 November  

We’re exhibiting at The Business Show, where you can hear from our Chief Strategy Officer, Philip Le Feuvre, on the importance of meta skills in economic recovery. 

WorldSkills UK CPD event – 24-25 November  

Finally, we’re looking forward to WorldSkills UK’s CPD event taking place online this year. Our Director of Innovation and Investments, Dawn Baker, will be joining colleagues from Fika to discuss mental fitness technology and the importance of proactively maintaining your mental health.  

Take a look at our social media channels for more updates on these events!  

Delivering Differently Family Learning Conference – 24 November 

Join Campaign for Learning for this half-day online conference to find out how to make your virtual and face-to-face learning more personal and interactive for families. You'll have an opportunity to explore learning resources to invigorate your delivery and create an innovative curriculum. 

Workshops include Creating sensory learning experiences with All Things Considered Theatre and Time with Dad: Building on what we know about Lockdown Fathers with the Fatherhood Institute. For a full lineup of workshops download the programme here. 

This conference is for managers, practitioners, creators and marketers engaged in community or family learning. 

You can receive a 5% discount on your event ticket with the discount code:  5CONFNCFE