CPD events 2016

Improving teaching, learning and assessment

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 2016, events took place in:

  • Goole
  • London
  • Belfast
  • Leeds
  • Pontefract
All participants received a free copy of The Best Vocational Trainer's Guide and gained information regarding various topics with the aim of improving teaching, learning and assessment practice.

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
  • 14-19 reforms

Feedback from the events

  • "I really enjoyed the event, it was very informative and I found it beneficial to share thoughts and concerns with others." Sharon Haggerty
  • "Two excellent presenters, well placed to share their wealth of experience and facilitate sharing of ideas and good practice! Thank you very much." Charlotte Ettenfield
  • "I really enjoyed the day, it was delivered in a very professional way." Anon
  • "I particularly enjoyed the input around the use of technology within learning, and picked up some new ideas that I will be implementing." Anon
  • "I attended a CPD training day delivered by Hilary and Ann and found it totally informative, meeting others and sharing ideas and best practice. I came away with something new to try when training, teaching and assessing. A great day!'"
  • Alison Roebuck, Hospitality trainer, assessor and IQA.
  • "A wide range of people attended and getting different views was a bonus, and helped to put some of the information in context. Excellent event." Ian Pursglove
  • "Ann is obviously very knowledgeable & made a genuine effort to help all delegates. Look forward to staying in touch." Anon
  • "Very valuable seminar. Ann was excellent, well planned and excellent presentation with audio-videos and her vast experience. I loved it and thank you very much for giving me this opportunity." Anon
  • "It was a pleasure to be able to take time out to discuss issues with peers, guided by a knowledgeable trainer and facilitator." Anon
Hilary Read & me with our book