Skills Conference

(Essential Skills/Welsh Baccalaureate)

Friday, 18 November, 2016
Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 5DY

£30.00 per head + VAT

The conference is full, please e-mail karen.workman@colegaucymru.ac.uk to enquire about reserving a space

9.30

Registration/Refreshments

10.00

Welcome and Conference Outline - Moya Seaman

10.10

Keynote Speaker - Motivating and Engaging Learners - Mary Richards

10.25

Updates - Welsh Government/Qualifications Wales

10.45

Workshop A
1. Digital Literacy - Creativity - use of applications - Dr Esther Barrett
2. Employability - Working holistically across the skills - Scott Jenkinson
3. Literacy - Critical thinking - Dr Henrietta Standley
4. Numeracy - Interpreting data - Rhys Jones

11.45

Workshop B
5. Digital Literacy - Creativity - use of applications - Dr Esther Barrett
6. Employability - Working holistically across the skills - Scott Jenkinson
7. Literacy - Critical thinking - Dr Henrietta Standley
8. Numeracy - Interpreting data - Rhys Jones

12.45

Lunch and Networking

1.30

Keynote Speaker - Skills for Progression - HE and higher apprenticeships - Rhys Jones

1.40

Workshop C
9. ESW - Preparing for the Structured Discussion - Judith Archer
10. WB/ESW - Critical Data: Questionnaire Design - how to design an effective questionnaire/ethical considerations - Cara Jones
11. WB - Getting started with E-Portfolio - Karen Workman
12. ESW - Preparing for the Confirmatory Test - Moya Seaman, Karen Roberts and Alex Clay

2.40

Plenary – Katy Burns

3.00

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