City & Guilds sessions at the Festival of Skills 2016

City & Guilds are headline sponsors of the first ever Festival of Skills, which is set to be the biggest CPD event the FE sector has ever seen.

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Below is a timetable of all of the City & Guilds seminars, workshops and drop in sessions where you can come and speak to our experts in person, get involved in debates on issues key to the sector or listen to experts talking about the issues that really matter in FE today.

Thursday 7th July

Time  Item
9.30–10.20

'Street Cred': demonstrating CPD through digital credentials

Speakers: Doug Belshaw, Bryan Mathers, Lucy Lewis and Sara Bingham

Location: City & Guilds Marquee

10.30–11.20

The Great Careers Advice connundrum - a panel discussion led by Patrick Craven

Speaker: Patrick Craven City & Guilds, Laura Jane Rawlings YEUK, Andy Durman EMSI, Debbie Houghton Milton Keynes College

Location: City & Guilds Marquee

11.50-12.40

Bill Lucas: Craftsmanship: Creating the craftsmen and women that Britain needs

Speaker: Bill Lucas - The Centre for Real World Learning

Location: City & Guilds Marquee

13.30-14.20

The Pedagogy of Employability: practical lessons for FE from research into developing character

Speaker: Bill Lucas - The Centre for Real World Learning

Location: City & Guilds Marquee

14.30-15.20

From SASE to standards - how to transition your apprenticeship delivery

Speaker: Bill Twigg - City & Guilds. Teresa Adinell, South and City College Birmingham

Location: City & Guilds Marquee

16.00-16.50

How colleges can work better with schools

Speaker: Mike Welsh (College of North West London) & Kay Charles - The Village School

Location: Duchess of Devonshire

16.00-16.50

What should maths and English look like for the future and employment - Panel Disscussion

Speaker: Hillary Gwilliam, Paul Sceeny and Patrick Craven - City & Guilds

Location: City & Guilds Marquee

Thursday 7th July, Drop-in sessions

Time  Item
10.00

Work Place Skills / Teaching learning and assessment for the 21st century tutor

Speakers: Barbara Ellul and Simon Yorke

Location: Exhibition tent

11.00

Digital and embedding in teaching learning and assessment

Speakers: Barbara Ellul and Simon Yorke

Location: Exhibition tent

12.00

14 - 19 education - your questions answered

Speaker: Barbara Ellul

Location: Exhibition tent

13.00

Consultancy, training and accreditation

Speakers: Nicole Butler and Paula Gibson

Location: Exhibition tent

14.00

Maths and English for the real world

Speakers: Paul Sceeny and Hillary Gwilliam

Location: Exhibition tent

15.00

Consultancy, training and accreditation

Speaker: Adam Warsop / Alan Howard - City & Guilds

Location: Exhibition tent

 16.00

Guidance on transitioning your apprenticeship delivery from SASE to standards

Speaker: Bill Twigg

Location: Exhibition tent

Thursday 7th July, Digital drop-in sessions

Time  Item
10.00-11.45

Bashiyra - singer

Location: Exhibition tent

12.30

Badge Design 101 - canvases

Speaker: Digital Me

Location: Exhibition tent

13.15

London CLC Badge Design story

Speakers: Doug Belshaw and Bryan Mathers

Location: Exhibition tent

14.00

Open Badge Academy platform demo

Speaker: Digital Me

Location: Exhibition tent

14.45

FELTAG revisted

Speaker: Bryan Mathers

Location: Exhibition tent

15.30

Badge Design 101

Speakers: Digital Me

Location: Exhibition tent

Thursday 7th July, Summit

Time  Item
15.50

Area review opportunities and threats – the big panel

Speaker: Kirstie Donnely

Location: City & Guilds Arena BIS Summit

Friday 8th July

Time  Item
9.30–10.20

How to develop an apprenticeship offer for employers

Speaker: Paula Gibson, Liz Deakin, Nicole Butler - City & Guilds

Location: City & Guilds Marquee

10.30–11.20

Teaching learning and assessment for the 21st Century tutor

Speakers: Anita Crosland and Steve Ingle

Location: City & Guilds Marquee

11.50-12.40

'Street Cred: demonstrating CPD through digital credentials

Speakers: Doug Belshaw, Bryan Mathers, Lucy Lewis and Sara Bingham - City & Guilds

Location: City & Guilds Marquee

13.30-14.20

The commercialisation of colleges - how to prepare yourself for the future

Speakers: Nicole Butler, Alan Howard and Paula Gibson

Location: City & Guilds Marquee

14.30-15.20

Partnering successfully with an employer to deliver courses that employers really want

Speaker: Ross Knight, Curriculum Manager, Digital Skills Solutions

Location: City & Guilds Marquee

14.30-15.20

Flipping the focus on flip learning

Speaker: Steve Ingle

Location: Duchess of Devonshire

Friday 8th July, Drop-in sessions

Time  Item
10.00

Work Place Skills / Teaching, Learning and assessment for the 21st century

Speakers: Barbara  Ellul and David Pye

Location: Exhibition tent

11.00

Digital and embedding in teaching learning and assessment

Speakers: Barbara Ellul and David Pye

Location: Exhibition tent

12.00

Apprenticeships and end assessment

Speakers: Barbara Ellul and David Pye

Location: Exhibition tent

13.00

Craftsmanship

Speaker: Bill Lucas

Location: Exhibition tent

14.00

Maths and English

Speakers: Paul Sceeny and Hillary Gwilliam

Location: Exhibition tent

15.00

How to develop an apprenticeship offer for employers

Speaker: Paula Gibson

Friday 8th July, Digital drop-in sessions

Time  Item
10.00–11.45

Bashiyra - singer

Speaker: Bashiyra

Location: Exhibition tent

12.30

Badge Design 101 - canvases

Speaker: Digital Me

Location: Exhibition tent

13.15

London CLC Badge Design story

Speaker: Doug Belshaw and Bryan Mathers

Location: Exhibition tent

14.00

Open Badge Academy platform demo

Speaker: Digital Me

Location: Exhibition tent

14.45

FELTAG revisted

Speakers: Bryan Mathers

Location: Exhibition tent

15.30

Badge Design 101

Speaker: Digital Me

Location: Exhibition tent


Friday 8th July, Summit

Time  Item
9.30–10.20

A changing apprenticeship landscape - the employers perspective

Speaker: The City & Guilds Industry Skills Board

Location: City & Guilds Arena Apprenticeship Summit

*Please note these details are subject to change.

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