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World Teachers’ Day – Thursday 5th October 2017

World Teachers’ DayTeachers transform lives. On world teachers’ day, it is important for us to recognise and celebrate the transformative work of Further Education teachers.  Teachers who support  adults and young people to thrive, gain confidence and rediscover their agency as learners, they are a bridge to the community they serve. Their work is absolutely…

Mental Wealth Conference 2017

The UCU FE transforming lives and communities research was shared at the the Mental Wealth Conference 2017 CityLit. In an event organised by Khorshed Bhote, we discussed the findings of the research and then joined an inpirational panel which inluded Amy King, a STEM role model: http://www.mentalwealthfestival.co.uk/speakers2017/ We shared the strong  link between the power…

Reimagining FE Conference 2017: keynote presentations

Professor Lyn Tett Lyn is Professor Emerita at the University of Edinburgh and Professor of Community Education at the University of Huddersfield. A key area of focus in her research is the factors that encourage or prevent access to higher education for educationally disadvantaged adults – with a particular focus on class and gender.  Lyn’s…

Reimagining FE Conference 2017: keynote presentations

Dr Maggie Feeley Maggie is a research and teaching fellow in the School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice in University College Dublin. She has carried out research and written extensively in the field of adult literacy including a 4-year ethnographic study with survivors of institutional abuse in Irish industrial schools. Findings from…

Reimagining FE Conference: transformative learning

On Wednesday 21st June, the second annual Reimagining FE Conference took place.  This year’s theme was transformative learning and delegates watched an introductory video by Sally Hunt, General Secretary of the University and College Union, sponsors of the conference. You can watch Sally’s video below  

FE & Skills Showcase Saturday 6th May

The University of Derby hosted an important gathering of FE folk at the weekend. There were interesting and important talks by Paul Warren, Oliver Caviglioli, Mark Martin, Howard Scott, the excellent students present and past  and others. With his pen on fire …Oliver weaved his magic and created a  graphic overview of our transformative FE…

Keynote Speakers for the Remagining Further Education Conference, 21 June 2017.

On 21 June 2017, the Reimagining Further Education Conference has several keynote speakers. Here we provide infromation about our special guests. We are delighted to have Professor Lyn Tett and Dr Maggie Feeley speaking at our conference on the theme of transformative learning. Lynn is Professor Emerita at the University of Edinburgh and Professor of Community Education…