Seminar Nine Centre for Leadership and Enterprise

Economic & Social Research Council

 ESRC RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES 2014–2016

HIGHER VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND PEDAGOGY (HIVE-PED)

Policy Colloquium

Date: Wednesday 29th June 2016 King's College London 10.30 – 16.00

King's College London, Edmund J Saffra Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS



10.30

COFFEE AND REGISTRATION

11.00

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION: Professor Jill Jameson, Chair Centre for Leadership and Enterprise, University of Greenwich; Dr Camille Kandiko Howson, Academic Head of Student Engagement, King's College London

11.15 

KEYNOTE: Professor Alison Wolf, Baroness Wolf of Dulwich, Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management, King's CollegeLondon: Tertiary education in crisis: what role for higher vocational provision?- The world has seen an explosion in the number of universities and university students, often to the detriment of established high quality vocational pathways. In England, degree-related individual and government debt are spiralling, alongside fast-declining rewards for many graduates. Is it possible to create a sizeable high-quality vocational pathway that will help tackle this situation? Or is our English tertiary system simply out of control?

12.00

DISCUSSION PANEL: Higher Vocational Pathways and ProgressionChair: Professor Ann-Marie Bathmaker, Professor of Vocational and Higher Education, University of Birmingham; Professor Alison Wolf; David Corke, Director of Policy, Association of Colleges; Mike Potter, CBE, Principal/CEO, Guildford College and Chair of the National Advisory Group for College Higher Education


LUNCH

12.45

KEYNOTE:  Professor Stephen Tee, Executive Dean and Professor of Nurse Education, Bournemouth University: Higher Vocational Education Pedagogy for Healthcare Professionals

1.45

DISCUSSION PANEL: Higher Vocational Education Policy, the Teaching Excellence Framework and Learning GainChair: Dr Camille Kandiko Howson; Dr Deborah Meakin, HE Project Officer and Quality Manager, Hull College; Dr Bart Rienties, Reader in Learning Analytics, Open University; Dr Janthia Taylor, Deputy Director, Ravensbourne College

2.30

KEYNOTE: Professor James Avis, Professor of Post-Compulsory Education and Training, University of Huddersfield: Higher Vocational Education: Critical Perspectives

3.15

TEA, BISCUITS, NETWORKING AND CLOSE

3.45


Centre for Leadership and Enterprise is part of the Faculty of Education & Health, University of Greenwich.