Professionalism in the FE & Skills Sector: Raising the Status of the Workforce
The Government has setup an independent review to examine professionalism in the FE and skills sector. Key recommendations, covering funding of training and professional development, workforce regulations and the role of the Institute for Learning, will be published in three months. The review’s findings could have significant implications for employers, teachers and professional bodies.
11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)
£175 - £225 per place (discounts for more than one place)
Key issues to be addressed at this Policy & Practice Briefing will include:
Findings from the independent review of professionalism in the FE & skills sector
Current employment regulations: are they appropriate and effective?
Funding a professional workforce: how can it be done fairly and efficiently?
How are other sectors facilitating & regulating professional status?
Recent efforts to professionalise the workforce: what lessons can be learnt?
The role, functions & governance of the Institute for Learning: the review’s conclusions
Latest case studies of running and evaluating effective CPD programmes
Objectives and Outcomes:
Develop your understanding of current and future policy. The morning session will give you the chance to examine the recommendations of the independent review of professionalism and the implications of the findings.
Learn from organisations that are successfully putting policy into practice. The afternoon session will provide a chance for you to hear from colleges and other organisations that are successfully meeting the training and development needs of employees and members.
Who Should Attend?
Delegates will be drawn from a wide range of stakeholders, including: colleges, professional bodies, employers, professional bodies and relevant central Government departments