Presentations and video from FAB 2016

Presentations and video from FAB 2016

20 October

Key note speakers

Baroness Burt of Solihull

Mark Dawe, Chief Executive at AELP

Sally Collier, Chief Regulator at Ofqual

Panel session: Baroness Burt of Soliholl, Mark Dawe and Sally Collier

Ann Limb, Chair of SEMLEP


Ofqual's regulatory approach (Bryan Horne, Ofqual)

Adult education budget, loans and the Post-16 Skills Plan - joining up the dots (Janet Ryland, SFA)

Qualifications Wales - One year on: Towards a Vocational Qualifications strategy (Cassie Taylor, Qualifications Wales)

'Here we go again': some reflections on the Post-16 Skills Plan (Professor Emeritus Prue Huddleston, University of Warwick)

How to make purchasing qualifications easier and legally compliant (Teresa Downey,Crown Commercial Services)

European VET tools - continuity and change (Helen Jenkinson - Erasmus+ National Agency, Sian Holleran - CollegesWales/ColegauCymru and Stephen Vickers - FAB Consultant)


21 October

Key note speakers

Nick Linford, FE Week

Warwick Sharp, DfE

Shakira Martin, NUS

Panel Session: Nick Linford, Warwick Sharp and Shakira Martin


The End-point assessment of Apprenticeship Standards and the Register of Assessment Organisations (Richard Mole, SFA and Robyn Whitmore, DfE)

The continuing contribution of NOS skills development (John McGuigan, DELNI)

The application of validity theory in vocational awarding organisations (Paul Newton, Ofqual)

Better together - making consortium arrangements work for your AO (Richard Marke and Emma Dowden-Teale, BWB)

Professional and Vocational Qualications in Asia (Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore and Vietnam): Markets and opportunities (Carol Cao and Omar Mirza, British Council)