Theme 5: Policy and practice

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Paul Joyce HMI

Paul Joyce HMI

 

Paul Joyce HMI, Ofsted's deputy director for FE and skills.

Ofsted's head of FE and skills will be joining the UKFEchat community to discuss the sector and the work of Ofsted.


Selina Stewart

Selina Stewart

 

Selina Stewart, Associate and Prevent lead at Education and Training Foundation.

Selina will join the UKFEchat community to discuss the implications of Prevent Duty in an FE context.


Tony Payne

Tony Payne

 

Learners aren't customers, they should be so lucky. With Tony Payne

This session will take an honest look at the concept of students as customers and consumers and what role staff play in the current climate of learner loans, FE choices and student satisfaction.


Dr Sam Baars

Dr Sam Baars

Ellie Mulcahy

Ellie Mulcahy

 

The underrepresentation of white working class boys in HE: the role of widening participation. With Dr Sam Baars and Ellie Mulcahy

We present findings from our recent research report on the underrepresentation of white working class boys in HE, commissioned by King's College London. Why are white working class boys the least likely group to progress to HE? What are the root causes of the problem, what can Widening Participation practitioners do to tackle it, and what barriers do they face in doing so?


Stephen Exley

Stephen Exley

 

Stephen Exley, Further Education Editor at  TES

Stephen will be discussing the world of FE and skills with UKFEchat guests throughout the day. 


Shane Chowen

Shane Chowen

 

How to stop being a passive policy practitioner. With Shane Chowen

This practical session gives you everything you need to stay on top of the ever changing, complex world of FE and skills public policy. Learn about the structures of political decision making, who the players are, who to get in touch with after identifying issues.


 

Keynote speaker from Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL)

More info coming soon.