AoC’s English and Maths Conference is an invaluable national event that brings together innovative speakers offering hands-on practical advice and learnings. It gives delegates a key chance to discuss with peers solutions to the English and maths challenges every college faces. Attend for a unique mix of strategic guidance on current policy and practical sessions.

Benefits of attending

  • Gain an update from Government on English and maths in T Levels, the functional skills reforms, the condition of funding and progress measures
  • Hear how Dudley College are implementing a 2 year GCSE model
  • Learn tools and strategies for effective coaching and intervention within maths and English lessons, and discuss strategies for embedding a culture that focuses on the development of non-cognitive learning skills in your students from Steve Oakes, Author of The GCSE Mindset and The Student Mindset
  • Discover innovative practice from college case studies that you can take back to your college and inform your strategic direction

What did our previous delegates say?

“In a continually challenging educational arena, the AoC English and Maths Conference never fails to inspire ideas and ignite belief; it is my annual reminder that I am not alone in my struggles and that we can succeed”
Phil Emberton, Programme Leader – English and maths, Guernsey College of Further Education

“I have attended the AoC English and Maths conference for the past 3 years and it is always the most useful and informative conference that I attend”
Sandra Archer Simmons, Programme Manager – English and maths, Sussex Downs College

“I came away from the conference with clarity about where our College is doing well and where we have deficits and challenges. It is invaluable in informing strategic direction”
Sharon Marriott, Director of Curriculum 14 – 19, Bolton College

“A worthwhile day networking with other people and learning new strategies to tackle the challenges that face us in teaching English and maths at FE”
Hilary Gregory, Head of English and maths, Furness College

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Date

05-02-2019

Venue

99 City Road Conference Centre
99 City Rd
London
EC1Y 1AX

Fees

AoC Member Colleges: £299 + VAT
Affiliate organisations: £375 + VAT
Non-Member (College/Public Sector): £400 + VAT
*Non-Member (Commercial): £750 + VAT

*Limited to one person per company

Fees include lunch and refreshments.
Free cancellation before Saturday 5 January

Accommodation

If you need accommodation please call Conference Care, our preferred supplier, on 02476 369720 and let them know you are attending an AoC Conference.

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Contact

Registration enquiries:
events@aoc.co.uk
020 7034 2620

Finance enquiries:
finance@aoc.co.uk
020 7034 9908

Sponsorship

If you would like to sponsor or exhibit at the event, get in touch wltith our sponsorship team or call 01642 700266/ 020 7034 2616

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Smart Apprentices is an award-winning, innovative suite of technologies purposely designed for approved training providers delivering apprenticeships and end point assessment organisations. Visit stand 9 to see our new product NOTACV, the new digital cv for a digital age. Use Not A CV to showcase your classroom students interested in progressing to an apprenticeship or employment with your local employers. Visit www.smartapprentices.com for more information.

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Ascentis is an Awarding Organisation with a portfolio of user-friendly qualifications, specialising in ESOL, English & Maths and Community Interpreting. Our ESOL and English & Maths stepping stones qualifications are suitable for Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Study Programmes and Job Centre provision, as well as standalone courses and can be delivered by training providers, employers, colleges and adult education services. We have also launched our Pre-entry ESOL qualification – Introduction to Learning for Speakers of Other Languages.

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bksb is the UK’s No.1 eLearning solution for Functional Skills and GCSE English and maths. We support around 90% of FE colleges and were awarded ‘Company of the Year’ at the Bett Awards in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Our innovative online assessments, learning resources and powerful reporting have been shown to significantly raise skill levels, leading to improved success rates and inspection outcomes. Please visit stand 5 or get in touch to arrange a free online trial, webinar or visit.

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Creative Education provides the training, senior leaders and consultancy services that are raising standards in thousands of schools and colleges across the country and around the world. We work in partnership with our clients as an extension of their internal resources. We combine unparalleled expertise with innovative thought leadership to address the critical challenges facing Schools and Colleges today along with offering both internal and external resources for ongoing training and staff development.

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We are the government-backed, sector-owned workforce development body for the Further Education and Training sector. Our professional membership body is the Society for Education and Training. T: 0203 740 8280 E: enquiries@etfoundation.co.uk W: www.etfoundation.co.uk Twitter: @E_T_Foundation

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www.forskills.co.uk Maths & English initial assessment, diagnostics and resources is the core of the ForSkills business. We’ll be showing our brand new “single assessment” model that does away with the need for multiple learner logins and our fabulous new interactive video resources. salesteam@forskills.co.uk 01623 709818

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GCSEPod has developed hugely since its beginnings in 2010 as an independent learning and revision tool. This evolution has been catalysed by the changing pressures facing colleges: time-strapped lecturers, slashed budgets, tougher linear examinations and higher expectations. Not only has GCSEPod adapted to changes in the UK, it has expanded into 30 countries, providing expertly written, highly concentrated learning and revision content to reinforce and consolidate key topics for 20+ subjects.

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OCR is a leading UK awarding body. We provide qualifications which engage people of all ages and abilities at school, college, in work or through part-time learning programmes. Our general and vocational qualifications equip learners with the knowledge and skills they need for their future, helping them achieve their full potential.

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Give students the confidence to read independently in and out of their exams! Scanning Pens provide reading aids for those with Special Educational Needs / SpLD as well as those wishing to improve their literacy. Scanning Pens is the world’s leading supplier of pen scanners. Our Exam Reader is JCQ approved and therefore NO Access Arrangements are required. Our pens have been successful in numerous schools and colleges in the UK!

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