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Access to Higher Education Conference 2021 - Wednesday 1 December 2021

Theme:      What Next ...?
Date:      Wednesday 1 December
Venue:     Online (Zoom)
Time:     Drop-in sessions from 10am until 4pm
Book:     Book the entire conference or just the presentations of interest to you

 

 

 

 

Who is it for?

AIM centres who are currently delivering the Access to Higher Education Diploma and colleges/centres new to AIM or Access to Higher Education Diploma.

AIM: Learn how to make the most of delivering an AIM Access to Higher Education Diploma through:

  • Improved social media skills

  • Understanding how to develop the Diploma for your organisation

  • Understanding how to take advantage of AIM's free online study skills courses:

Preparing for a controlled assessment
IT for academic study Microsoft Word
Presentation skills
Producing a written assignment
Progression skills
Research and referencing
Internet safety

  • Knowing how to select the best Diploma title for your college
  • Understanding what support AIM can offer

We are also putting on a special session* for centres new to the Diploma or new to AIM: 'Getting the most from your AVA partnership'

Booking

  • Attendees can sign up to the full conference or just the individual sessions relevant to them
  • All attendees will receive a delegate pack
  • All sessions will be recorded 

   BOOK HERE   Deadline for booking: Sunday 28 November 
 

 Agenda 

Time Session Title Presenter Alternative Session Title

Presenter

10:00
to
 10:15   

Welcome Linda Wyatt
AIM CEO
   

10:20
to
  11:00    

Access to Higher Education: 2022 and Beyond

Changing times….Changing lives

 Ann-Marie Karadia 
 QAA Access Officer

 &

 Julie Mizon
 QAA Access Manager

   
11:00 to 11:15      BREAK

 11:15 
to
11:35

Understanding social media Conner Thornewill 
AIM Marketing Officer
   
11:40
to
  12:00    

 

Supporting student learning: free courses and a new LMS

Andy Coxon
AIM Director of Business Engagement 

 

 

12:00 to
 13:00     

BREAK

13:00
to
13:45

COVID:
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!
 
Sally Howard
AIM Moderation Manager 
*Getting the most from your AVA partnership


Mick Woodward
AIM New Business Development Lead 

Andy Coxon
AIM Director of Business Engagement 

Karen Hedger
AIM Business Development Lead - Assessment (Creative & Cultural)

13:45 to  14:00      BREAK

14:00
to
 14:45    

Access to HE Research Results Sarah McLaughlin
AIM External Quality Assurer

An introduction to the
Access to HE Diploma
(Medicine)


Sally Howard
AIM Moderation Manager 


Jessica Beverley
Qualification Development Lead 

14:50
to   15:30    
Designing an Effective Diploma

Sue Benton
AIM Centre Lead (South Region)

An introduction to the
Access to HE Diploma
(Creative Industries)

Karen Hedger
AIM Business Development Lead - Assessment (Creative & Cultural)

Sally Howard
AIM Moderation Manager

Mandy McNeil
AIM External Quality Assurer 

15:40
to
 16:00    
What Next?

Debbie Jump
AIM Director of Compliance and Quality Assurance

   


* Optional session for organisations new to Access to HE or new to AIM.


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