October 2014

Scottish Training Federation Annual Conference – 1 and 2 October 2014, Crieff Hydro Hotel, Perthshire

The theme for the conference is ‘Developing Scottish skills for tomorrow’s world.’ The importance of both the Modern Apprenticeship programme and the Employability Fund opportunities will be explored during the conference.

David Cameron, one of the leading voices in the UK and internationally, is our facilitator for the event and Angela Constance MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Training, Youth and Women’s Employment has agreed to deliver a keynote address. Janet Brown, chief executive of the Scottish Qualifications Authority and Dr John McGurk, head of CIPD Scotland have also agreed to address the conference.

The achievements of young achievers are fully recognised and this will be highlighted in the awards ceremony during the conference. The awards are open to all sectors and sizes of organisations.

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FAB National Conference 13 – 14 October, Marriott Hotel Leicester

We’ll be exhibiting at the FAB (Federation of Awarding Bodies) national conference at the Leicester Marriott between 13 – 14 October.

The conference has been designed to bring together awarding bodies and to highlight the concerns and interests of those in the sector at a time of significant change. We’ll be showcasing our e-assessment products and sharing our advice and knowledge of online learning.

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AELP Autumn Conference – Wednesday 15 October 2014, Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, NEC, Birmingham

This conference is only seven months away from the next General Election and the focus on skills and employment policies is sharper than ever. This will be the first major conference since the Ministerial changes were announced.

The conference themes will be

  • making Traineeships more flexible and successful
  • regional devolution and joined up employment and skills delivery
  • English and maths changes in employment and skills programmes
  • Apprenticeship reforms and trailblazers

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