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As the established and trusted authority within the sector, we are able to attract the most important voices in further education to engage and challenge thinking at our events and training workshops. View our upcoming events and workshops below to see how we can support you.

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  • Ransomware Webinar with NCSC: How to minimise and mitigate attacks

    Closing Date: 22 Sep 2020
    Venue:

    10:00 – 11:00, online via Zoom

    Fees:

    Free

    Type: Webinar

    As you've doubtless heard, there’s recently been an increase in relatively sophisticated ransomware attacks on educational institutions, including colleges. Some of these attacks have caused (and continue to cause) considerable disruption, and it's perhaps it’s no coincidence that they have hit at the time of year when they're likely to cause maximum disruption.

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  • The Redundancy Support Service Webinar

    Closing Date: 25 Sep 2020
    Venue:

    13:30 – 14:30, Online via Zoom

    Fees:

    Free

    Hear from Carolyn Savage, Head of Apprentice COVID -19 Policy response and Communications, ESFA, who will be covering the new Redundancy Service to support redundant apprentices and ESFA Policy flexibilities to support redundant apprentices through the COVID-19 period.

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  • Launch of the FE Climate Action Roadmap: Practical help for implementation

    Closing Date: 29 Sep 2020
    Venue:

    14:00-14:45, online via Zoom

    Fees:

    Free

    Type: Webinar

    As you've doubtless heard, there’s recently been an increase in relatively sophisticated ransomware attacks on educational institutions, including colleges. Some of these attacks have caused (and continue to cause) considerable disruption, and it's perhaps it’s no coincidence that they have hit at the time of year when they're likely to cause maximum disruption.

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  • In conversation with the ESFA – Traineeships

    Closing Date: 02 Oct 2020
    Venue:

    13:30 – 14:30, online via Zoom

    Fees:

    Free

    Type: Webinar

    Join the ESFA on October 2 between 1.30pm and 2.30pm to hear about the procurement opportunities for colleges, details on the employer incentive, and how the Delivery Framework will help providers. At the end of the session, there will also be an update on the redundancy service options for young people.

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  • English and maths resits: A virtual workshop

    Closing Date: 06 Oct 2020
    Venue:

    Online

    Fees:

    Starting from £200 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    With potentially few students this year but requiring more support than ever before, how can we engage and motivate our learners in such challenging circumstances? In this introductory session Johnny and Julia lead discussion based around virtual and face to face delivery allowing for flexibility for both models in an uncertain classroom space.

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  • Labour Market Observatory Series – The impact of excessive competition in 16 – 19 education

    Closing Date: 06 Oct 2020
    Venue:

    10:00 – 11:00, Online via Zoom

    Fees:

    Free

    This presentation looks our post-16 system’s relatively low performance in matching our skill needs by European standards, and considers how it might better promote sufficiency, efficiency, quality and equality within its current market-based  model, without requiring any complex set of interventions which do not always achieve their desired outcomes.

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  • The FE Climate Action Roadmap: Practical help for implementation for Governors

    Closing Date: 07 Oct 2020
    Venue:

    16:00-16:45, online via Zoom

    Fees:

    Free

    Type: Webinar

    As you've doubtless heard, there’s recently been an increase in relatively sophisticated ransomware attacks on educational institutions, including colleges. Some of these attacks have caused (and continue to cause) considerable disruption, and it's perhaps it’s no coincidence that they have hit at the time of year when they're likely to cause maximum disruption.

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  • Crisis communications in further education: An AoC masterclass

    Closing Date: 07 Oct 2020
    Venue:

    10:30 – 12:00, online

    Fees:

    Starting from £50 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    2020 has been a year of massive turbulence for everyone. Colleges around the country were plunged into crisis mode to deal with the sudden impact of the Covid-19 outbreak. This session will help colleges prepare and deliver effective communications when facing a public difficulty. The masterclass draws on Chalkstream’s in-depth research and vast experience.

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  • AoC Governors’ Online Conference

    Closing Date: 13 Oct 2020
    Venue:

    Online

    Fees:

    Starting from £150+ VAT

    This is the key national event for Governors in the sector and will provide valuable insight and in-depth analysis of the topics that matter. The packed programme will allow you the space to ensure that you are up to date with the latest changes in policy and the opportunity to discuss ways to improve your college’s governance and share solutions to the main concerns colleges have.  The programme will include sector leaders as well as representatives from the key agencies.

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  • Building and managing multi-location and remote teams in challenging times

    Closing Date: 13 Oct 2020
    Venue:

    10:00 – 11:30, online

    Fees:

    Starting from £50 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    2020 has seen many challenges for managers and team leaders regarding how they manage their teams. Even before the move to remote working, many managers were having to manage diverse teams over differing sites and locations. These teams often have differing cultures and expectations, even if they are from similar functional and/or curriculum areas. The … Continue reading "Building and managing multi-location and remote teams in challenging times"

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  • The FE Climate Action Roadmap: Practical help for implementation for Estates

    Closing Date: 14 Oct 2020
    Venue:

    14:00-14:45, online via Zoom

    Fees:

    Free

    Type: Webinar

    As you've doubtless heard, there’s recently been an increase in relatively sophisticated ransomware attacks on educational institutions, including colleges. Some of these attacks have caused (and continue to cause) considerable disruption, and it's perhaps it’s no coincidence that they have hit at the time of year when they're likely to cause maximum disruption.

    Read more
  • What does high quality online delivery look like? An AoC / ETF online conference

    Closing Date: 20 Oct 2020
    Venue:

    Online

    Fees:

    Starting from £100 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    This online event will explore and share approaches to ensure your college is delivering high quality online learning.

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  • AoC Further Education HR Online Conference

    Closing Date: 21 Oct 2020
    Venue:

    Online

    Fees:

    Starting from £150 +VAT

    The AoC Further Education HR Online Conference will take place over two days and will focus on future-proofing – how to build and sustain a robust and innovative HR strategy to take us in to a continuously evolving future. College’s have embraced the rapid pace of change thrust upon us by the Covid-19 and now, more than ever, the FE HR community needs to develop the policies, practices and foresight to create sustainable and resilient organisations and workforces.

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  • The FE Climate Action Roadmap: Practical help for implementation for Student Governors

    Closing Date: 21 Oct 2020
    Venue:

    13:15-14:00, online via Zoom

    Fees:

    Free

    Type: Webinar

    As you've doubtless heard, there’s recently been an increase in relatively sophisticated ransomware attacks on educational institutions, including colleges. Some of these attacks have caused (and continue to cause) considerable disruption, and it's perhaps it’s no coincidence that they have hit at the time of year when they're likely to cause maximum disruption.

    Read more
  • Using the power of curiosity as a catalyst for learning and good mental wellbeing

    Closing Date: 04 Nov 2020
    Venue:

    10:30 – 12:00, online

    Fees:

    Starting from £50 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    There is a strong case for curiosity to be foregrounded in organisations as a way to support motivation, resilience and long term learning. In this masterclass Bob Craig will explain that curiosity is as much a set of learnable skills as it is a character trait. He will explore how individuals and organisations can deploy … Continue reading "Using the power of curiosity as a catalyst for learning and good mental wellbeing"

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