Event programme

  • The conference was held at the Wheatley Campus in the Entrance Lodge, Room EL 17.

    Time Event
    9.30 - 10.00 Registration and coffee
    10.00 Welcome and introduction to the day (Hilary Lowe, Associate Dean: Civic & Community Engagement, Oxford Brookes University)
    10.05 - 10.30 Enhancing the student experience at Brookes and role of partners (Prof. John Raftery, Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience, Oxford Brookes University)
    10.30 - 11.00 Keynote address: Challenges for HE and FE working together 2011-2015 (Teresa Kelly, Principal, Abingdon and Witney College)
    11.00 - 11.15 The Foundation degree experience: The student perspective (Deborah Rogers, Foundation degree and Bachelor degree graduate)
    11.15 - 11.30 Refreshment break
    11.30 - 12.15 The Foundation degree experience: Engaging students with assessment and feedback (Prof. Chris Rust, Deputy Director Oxford Centre for Staff Learning & Development)
    12.15 - 1.00 The Foundation degree experience: The student perspective (Student Panel and Chair: Edward Trewhella, Director UK Marketing, Oxford Brookes University)
    1.00 - 2.00 Lunch and exhibitions from Student Services, Brookes Union, Oxford Centre for Staff Learning & Development, ACP Website, PSC
    2.00 - 2.30 Working with your University Liaison Manager to improve the student experience (Lindsay Williams, Senior Lecturer in Business and Sally Tait, Programme Development Manager, Oxford Brookes University)
    2.30 - 3.10 Workshops: (Delegates choose 1 from 3): ‘Learning virtually’ (Dr Rhona Sharpe, Senior Staff & Educational Development Consultant, OCSLD) / ‘Work-based learning: making it work’! (Lee-ann Penaluna, Equine Lecturer and Sarah McVeigh, Animal Behaviour Lecturer , Abingdon & Witney College and Steve Billcliffe, Account Manager, Oxford Brookes) Working with your Liaison Manager to improve programme quality (Ailsa Clarke, Quality Assurance Officer & Lynne Cook, Senior Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University
    3.10 - 3.50 Workshops: (Delegates choose 1 from 3): ‘Learning virtually’ /’Work-based learning: making it work! ‘/Quality Assurance
    3.50 - 4.00 Refreshment break
    4.00 - 4.20 Feedback from workshops and next steps for the partnership (Hilary Lowe, Associate Dean: Civic and Community Engagement, Oxford Brookes University)
    4.20 - 4.30 Closing address (Ann Stainton, Director of Progress South Central)