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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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  • Preparing and embedding EIF into your provision for good practice

    Closing Date: 09 Nov 2020
    Venue:

    Online

    Fees:

    Starting from £200 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    Dates and times: Part 1 – Monday 9 November, 09:00-12:00 Part 2 – Wednesday 11 November, 09:00-12:00 This interactive virtual workshop provides a deeper understanding of how the EIF key judgment requirements can be used to shape robust and effective quality frameworks. We will look at the infrastructure, processes and practice  for quality assurance, improvement … Continue reading "Preparing and embedding EIF into your provision for good practice"

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  • The Manager as a Coach: An AoC masterclass

    Closing Date: 10 Nov 2020
    Venue:

    10:00 – 11:30, online

    Fees:

    Starting from £50 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    Coaching is now one of the key emotionally intelligent leadership skills. In a fast changing, uncertain and WFH environment, it has become one of the most valued leadership and conversation skill sets. In FE it is often used by both managers and teaching staff in conversations to engage staff (and learners), improve quality and deepen learning.

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  • Apprenticeships now and in the 2020s Online Conference

    Closing Date: 10 Nov 2020
    Venue:

    Online

    Fees:

    Starting from £150 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    This online event developed in partnership with SDN will explore how you might improve and adapt apprenticeship delivery now and into the future.

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  • The FE Summit

    Closing Date: 17 Nov 2020
    Venue:

    Online

    Fees:

    Starting from £200 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    FE Summit 2020 is an interactive two-day online summit taking place on Tuesday 17 November and Wednesday 18 November 2020. It will feature some of the biggest names in further education, business, government and beyond. Sessions will be focused on supporting you and your college through COVID-19 related challenges, provide valuable insight into the changing … Continue reading "The FE Summit"

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  • CollegesLive

    Closing Date: 18 Nov 2020
    Venue:

    14:00 – 16:30, Online

    Fees:

    Starting from £400 + VAT

    Type: Conference, Webinar

    An enriching and formative online experience for college students to come together and hear from game changers, innovators, survivors, and risk takers from across the globe. Amid the challenges and uncertainty that we are all facing, students will learn how to overcome obstacles, the importance of teamwork and resilience, with tips and tools to take forward in their own life. In a year like no other, CollegesLive is an event like no other.

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  • Good Practice in Governance in Preparing for EIF: An AoC masterclass

    Closing Date: 24 Nov 2020
    Venue:

    10:00 – 11:30, online

    Fees:

    Starting from £50 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    This interactive virtual workshop provides a deeper understanding of how you can EIF key judgment requirements for governance, leadership and management. You will be taken through how as a governance board member, you can consider the strategies that inform setting the vision and strategic direction of your provision, the setting of key priorities for leadership … Continue reading "Good Practice in Governance in Preparing for EIF: An AoC masterclass"

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  • AoC SEND Online Conference

    Closing Date: 02 Dec 2020
    Venue:

    Online

    Fees:

    Starting from £150+ VAT

    This year’s annual SEND Conference will take place online across two days and will offer delegates the space to share and discuss how you can best support the progression of your SEND students and deliver high quality teaching and learning.

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  • Breaking patterns – developing creative thinking skills for teams: An AoC masterclass

    Closing Date: 03 Dec 2020
    Venue:

    10:00 – 11:30, online

    Fees:

    Starting from £50 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    The session clarifies the difference between innovation and creativity as the terms are often used interchangeably. We will explore how thinking patterns are formed and, more importantly, how to break out of them. We’ll look at the team skills needed to be effective creative thinkers and introduce some problem solving and ideas generation tools.

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  • Dual coding to explain ideas: An AoC masterclass

    Closing Date: 08 Dec 2020
    Venue:

    12:30 – 14:00, online

    Fees:

    Starting from £50 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    Are you looking to improve the way you present new ideas and concepts to students to enable them to retain information better?   In this highly interactive masterclass Oliver Caviglioli will take you through four extended activities. The first two will immerse you in the difficulties students experience in a words-alone approach to teaching. The … Continue reading "Dual coding to explain ideas: An AoC masterclass"

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  • Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA): An AoC masterclass

    Closing Date: 07 Jan 2021
    Venue:

    10:00 – 11:30, online

    Fees:

    Starting from £50 + VAT

    Type: Webinar

    This training on PDA will give college staff a better understanding of PDA, the anxiety that drives and most importantly a "toolkit" of strategies that may be helpful when teaching or supporting students with this complex condition.

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  • AoC Governance Professionals’ Conference

    Closing Date: 27 Jan 2021
    Venue:

    Woburn House, London

    Fees:

    Starting from £149 + VAT

    Type: Conference

    This annual event brings together Governance Professionals in the FE sector. The programme will offer a mix of sector updates, practical breakout sessions and the chance to hear those best practice gems from colleagues.

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  • AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition 2020

    Closing Date: 08 Feb 2021

    The Association of Colleges will be holding our Annual Conference and Exhibition, on the 8 and 9 of February 2021. The conference will be held at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Birmingham.

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  • AoC HE Conference

    Closing Date: 10 Mar 2021
    Venue:

    99 City Road Conference Centre, London

    Fees:

    Starting from £299 + VAT

    Type: Conference

    The AoC HE Conference has just been launched. More information will be provided as it is available. Testimonials “Once again, AoC delivered a full and engaging HE conference which provided opportunities to network as well as to keep updated with the constant changing sector!” Donna Pike, South Thames Colleges Group “The AOC HE in FE … Continue reading "AoC HE Conference"

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