Presentation Slides

October 17, 2019

FAB 2019: Diversity and Choice in Qualifications

Day One

The Future of FE and qualification for young people and adults – Professor Martin Doel CBE, UCL Institute of Education

Diversity and choice in qualifications – Paul Eeles, Chair, Federation

FE Funding and the impact of Augar – Verity Hancock, Principal, Leicester College

Reducing malpractice in exams and assessments – Sir John Dunford, Chair of the Independent Commission on Examination Malpractice in 2018-19

The Impact and Expectations of employers in terms of qualifications and assessment – Lucy Hunte, National Programme Manager – Apprenticeships, Talent For Care, Health Education England

Lifelong learning – Sharon Blyfield, Senior Manager, Business Partner, People and Culture, GB Early Careers

Overview of technical education reforms – Lucy Andrew, Deputy Director, Technical Education and Qualifications Reform Division Department for Education

Day One Seminars

Developments in Enforcement | Ofqual – Matthew Humphrey, Director, Legal, Moderation and Enforcement / Rosalind Jackson Associate Director, Legal, Moderation and Enforcement

Accreditation and Regulation in Scotland | SQA Accreditation – Laura Jayne Walkerdine, Senior Regulation Manager / Andy Crone, Senior Accreditation Manager

Qualifications for Northern Ireland: Changes, Challenges and Opportunities CCEA Regulation | Justin Edwards, Chief Executive, / Sharon King, Head of Regulation

Commercial opportunities for awarding organisations | DfE – Claire Benham, Commercial Director Delivery

A pro-active approach to reducing malpractice | Sir John Dunford, Former chair of the Independent Commission on Examination Malpractice in 2018-19

Equality and Awarding Organisations – your legal and regulatory obligations | Bates Wells – Emma Dowden-Teale, Partner / Mindy Jhittay, Senior Associate

Day Two

Challenges and opportunities of growing an Awarding Body – Julie Hyde

Managing the policy landscape: Introducing the Federation’s new approach | Rebecca Conway, Head of Policy, Federation of Awarding Bodies

Fit for the Future | Chinara Rustamova, Senior Policy Advisor – FSB

Day Two Seminars

Centre controls: the current state of play | Ofqual – Associate Director, Standards Vocational and technical qualifications

Exporting Really Is Great | Department for International Trade – Jonathan Ledger MIOD MCMI DipRSA, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Specialist

Employment status and IR35 | Bates Wells – Rachel Mathieson, Associate

Vocational Qualifications Policy and Reform in Wales | Qualifications Wales – Cassy Taylor, Director of Qualifications Policy and Reform

Equipping your board with the right skills | Peridot – Drew Richardson-Walsh FCMI Associate Director – Head of Education Practice