Come and join us at The UKFEchat Conference hosted by The Manchester College.

It’s a day of discussion and workshops on all things further education. Practical tools to use wherever you work, and loads of new ideas to give your edu-mojo a boost. Whether you're a sector leader, an experienced teacher or brand new to the profession, everyone’s welcome to join the conversation.

No need to sign up for sessions in advance. Build your day to suit your interests. FULL DAY TICKET - £20, including lunch.

Click here for directions to the venue.

Breakfast is available from 8.30am, registration starts at 9am, then we’ll get cracking with the day at 9.30am.

We’ll finish at 5.15pm, then head to the pub. Everyone welcome.

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Click on topics below to find out about speakers and their sessions.

In the big room. Behaviour and attitudes. Personal development. English. Maths. Pedagogy and research.


Hang on... What’s UKFEchat? 

UKFEchat in the pub

UKFEchat in the pub

It's a community of enthusiastic professionals who're interested in the world of further education and skills, whether that's in colleges, in work based learning or in adult and community education. We share opinions, discuss ideas and issues that are important to us, our students and  our places of work. 

We get together on Twitter at 9pm every Thursday to discuss a specific topic and to learn from each other. Everyone is welcomed to the chat with open arms. To get involved just remember to put #UKFEchat somewhere in your tweet.

We also have real life get togethers and hold meetings with sector leaders to discuss FE matters.

We'd love  you to get involved with our community or if you have any questions about anything we do, please do drop us a line.

Email   sarah@ukfechat.com or

Tweet @TheUKFEchat

UKFEchat goes to Ofsted

UKFEchat goes to Ofsted

UKFEchat at the TES FE Awards

UKFEchat at the TES FE Awards


Our last conference. Right laugh.

Though dancing and/or Mexican waves aren’t essential components of an education conference , we do like to make new pals and have a laugh whenever we can. Feel free to join in.