CPD events 2015

Book launch and CPD events

Various dates and locations

Photos and feedback from the open events which were facilitated with Hilary Read.

Scroll down for a summary and feedback.


Summary of the events


During 2015, events took place in:

  • Manchester
  • Pontefract
  • Aylesbury
The events were to launch The Best Vocational Trainer's Guide and all participants received a free copy.

Several CPD topics were covered, with the opportunity for group activities, discussions and questions:
  • Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)
  • Revised Common Inspection Framework (CIF)
  • Changes to apprenticeships 
  • The Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers
  • Recommendations from FELTAG for digital learning
  • Functional Skills
  • Area Reviews

Feedback from the events


  • "A great session which really helped clarify my understanding. The trainers are incredibly knowledgeable. A great range of topics were covered." Rachel Whitton
  • "The trainers were very knowledgeable and approachable. It was a very interesting and informative day." Donna Kedzierski 
  • "Great event; very productive and informative. Well worth attending." Anon
Hilary Read & me with our book

  • "Fantastic opportunity to network and learn more about where the sector is heading. Great to share concerns and opinions in a safe environment." Anon
  • "Despite the uncertainty within the area covered, I feel more confident about the subject. Hilary and Ann were very friendly and knowledgeable. Very enjoyable course!" Anon
  • "Extremely relevant and well presented." Anon
  • "The day went so fast. I could listen to Ann and Hilary for a week." Anon
  • "Both presenters were very knowledgeable in the area of assessments and I am pleased that attended this training. It has helped me to understand it better especially the changes in politics and education." Anon

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