The AoC Teaching. Learning and Assessment Conference is a key forum to share and discuss innovative and effective teaching, learning and assessment practices and will support you in tackling the key challenges you are facing. Hear from leading TLA experts and other colleagues in the sector and leave with ideas for how to prepare your students and teachers for external assessment and techniques for motivating students and encouraging positive behaviours and skills for learning.

A choice of breakout sessions to attend will make it possible to tailor the programme to your needs, sessions will include a look at learning technologies, approaches to English and maths and how to engage higher and lower level students. Attend this conference and leave feeling inspired and reinvigorated to go back into your organisation and drive change.

Benefits of attending

  • Gain top tips for preparing your students for external assessments from Pearson that you can implement in the classroom
  • Discover techniques for how to motivate your students and encourage positive behaviours and skills for learning from Pivotal Education
  • Hear how Activate learning are preparing their students and teachers for external assessment and join the discussion with colleagues to share and learn from each other’s best practice
  • Gain an overview of Ofsted’s new education inspection framework and a view on its opportunities and pitfalls from David Corke, Director of Education and Skills Policy, Association of Colleges
  • Learn how to enhance the digital skills of your staff to improve the learner experience

What did 2017 conference delegates say?

“An enjoyable and informative day that embraced the sharing of best practice in Teaching, Learning and Assessment.”
Helen Brennan, Lead Lecturer, Derwentside College

“I used this as a day for reflection. It was great to hear what others are doing, especially from good and outstanding providers. It helps you confirm or rethink your own strategies. Came away feeling really positive about the quality of what we do at our own college.”
Jeanne Rogers, Director of Teaching, Learning and Assessment , Leeds City College

“The conference was superbly orchestrated to focus on key developments and ideas in Teaching, Learning and Assessment. I came away with a lot to think about and consider, in relation to the developments and projects in my own college.”
James Moncrieff, Deputy Principal, BHASVIC

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Date

11-12-2018

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 Monday 11 November.

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

Exhibition is sold out for this event but please get in touch with our sponsorship team or call 01642 700266/ 020 7034 2616 to discuss alternative options.

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Awarding Organisation

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Ascentis is an Awarding Organisation with a portfolio of user-friendly qualifications, specialising in ESOL, English & Maths, British Values, Teacher Training, Employability, Progression, Digital Learning, and as the leading AVA providing Access to Higher Education Diplomas. We have a full suite of online short courses which add value and enrichment to programmes such as Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Study Programmes and Job Centre courses. Ascentis is regulated by Ofqual and the QAA.

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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 our stand or get in touch to arrange a free online trial, webinar or visit.

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Eden Network Development Ltd develops a software suite supporting Quality Improvement, Observation Management, Dashboards, Surveys and Learner Tracking.
•Teaching & Learning Observation and Appraisal Management •Performance Dashboard and Management Reporting Tool •Learner Tracking and Monitoring •Surveys & Stakeholder Feedback Curriculum Observer is our solution for planning and managing graded and ungraded observations & Learning Walks incorporating CPD action planning and review. Detailed strengths and areas for improvement are fully integrated. On-Line Evaluations http://observer.endsolutions.net http://dashboard.endsolutions.net http://vital.endsolutions.net http://surveys.endsolutions.net

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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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Education Services

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“HOW2s enable post-16 learners to really progress in Maths where they had got stuck beforehand”. So says Anne Haig Smith Director of Applied Learning at Activate Learning Group. When her CEO, Sally Dicketts, wanted to “enhance and improve the quality of learning through better teaching” across the Activate group she looked no further than HOW2s. Your busy teachers will love them too.

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ITSI is an EdTech company that puts education first -pedagogy before technology. We help colleges to combine the academic rigour of curriculum content – commercially and self-produced eBooks – with their own digital resources to offer a uniquely personalised experience for their learners. Our app makes learning visible and bridges the gap between traditional learning and cutting-edge research based practices, removing fragmentation to ensure curriculum content finds the learner.

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e-Learning

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Mindful Education specialises in creating media-rich professional courses and apprenticeships, setting a new standard in the digital delivery of education. We partner with colleges across the UK, producing award-winning courses in Accounting, Management, HR and Law. Our courses are delivered through a blended learning approach, allowing learners to choose how, when and where they want to study. This flexible delivery model also supports apprenticeship training, allowing organisations to run apprenticeship programmes more efficiently.

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OCR is a leading UK awarding body, committed to providing qualifications that engage learners college or in work. Our range of sport qualifications, from A-Levels in Physical Education to Cambridge Nationals and Cambridge Technicals in Sport, ensure we have a sports course suitable for your students. Our qualifications are developed in consultation with teachers and industry leaders making them relevant for today’s students while supporting their journey to employment or higher education.

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Corporate Philanthropy Digital Education Resources

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Oracle Academy advances computer science education globally to drive knowledge, innovation, skills development, and diversity in technology fields.
In the past year, Oracle Academy worked with more than 15,000 educational institutions across 128 countries, supporting more than 6.3 million students worldwide to prepare them for careers in our technology-driven global economy.
Oracle Academy leverages Oracle’s global technology leadership to offer a complete portfolio of computer science education resources

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Learning is a never-ending road of discovery, challenge, inspiration, and wonder. For many people, it is the route to a job to support their family or the skills to help them progress in their career. That’s why Pearson is focused on helping learners at every stage of the journey discover a love of learning that helps provide opportunities throughout their lives. Because wherever learning flourishes, so do people.

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IT Providers

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System Live specialises in quality enhancement software for the Further Education Sector. Our products include Planning Live – for Schemes of Work and Lesson Planning. And Observation Live for Lesson Observations. We also provide consultancy for Advanced products including ProMonitor, ProSolution and ProAchieve, bespoke reporting and bespoke software development. Visit our website at www.system-live.com

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Exhibition is sold out but please contact me should you wish to discuss alternative opportunities.

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