ESOL Planning and Funding Conference

ESOL Planning and Funding Conference

10 March 2017, 10:00 - 15:30

etc venues Victoria, 1 Drummond Gate, Pimlico, London, SW1V 2QQ

With ongoing changes to the Adult Education Budget and moves towards the devolution of funding, ESOL is once again in the spotlight.

Join Nick Linford and other experts for practical and technical sessions covering funding rates and rules for 2017/18, as well as tips on curriculum planning ESOL course with and without qualifications.

Agenda
10.00 Registration

10.30 Welcome and introductions
Nick Linford, author of various funding guides

10.35  ESOL funding rates and rules in 2017/18 and the future of AEB funding
Nick Linford

11.50 Break for refreshments

12.10 The ESOL do’s and don’ts of recording and claiming funding for unitised qualifications and non-regulated provision
Nick Linford and Karl Bently, funding auditor at RSM

13.00 Break for lunch

13.50 ESOL qualification developments in 2017 and beyond. Q&A session with ESOL Awarding Organisations

> Paul Sceeny, City and Guilds
> Dawn Smith, Ascentis
> Henry Tolley, Trinity College London
> Gateway Qualifications
> Pearson, (invited)
> NOCN, (invited)

14:30 No two ESOL curriculum plans are the same. Two colleges share there appoach for the full range of learner needs
Ian Wollington, Head of ESOL at City Lit and Jo Thorp, Head of ESOL at Hackney Community College

15.30 Workshop end

Funding, finance, MIS, ESOL curriculum managers and other senior staff will benefit, particularly from organisations such as:

– FE colleges
– Independent learning providers
– Local authorities
– Awarding organisations
– Sector related bodies (including sector skills councils and issuing authorities)
– Other organisations with an interest in ESOL funding, such as LEPs

Places are expected to go fast, so book now to avoid disappointment. The fee is £265 + VAT per delegate (no limit per organisation), and bookings can be cancelled online a week in advance at no cost.

FE Week gold members will receive £50 off the cost of this event (gold membership must be in the delegates name).


This ESOL funding event is brought to you by Nick Linford, author of the Complete Guide to Funding Apprenticeships and both the Hands-on guide to post-16 funding and the Hands-on guide to post-16 performance and data published by Pearson. Nick was Director of Planning and Performance at Lewisham College for six years whilst also playing a leading role in capacity building on the use of funding performance, data quality and curriculum planning in the learning and skills sector. Nick also wrote the AELP and LSIS funded Sub-contracting toolkit. Nick is owner and a director of Lsect and former editor of the Lsect published newspaper, FE Week.

To download more information about Nick click here.

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All have places available unless stated
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