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Teachers Conference

Study Higher Teachers' and Careers Advisors' Conference

Fri 24 June 2016

10:00 - 15:30

partner Study Higher, suitable Professionals working with young people, suitable Teachers, type Conference, type CPD/ Training

partner Study Higher, suitable Professionals working with young people, suitable Teachers, type Conference, type CPD/ Training

Missenden Abbey, Buckinghamshire

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This year, our conference will be hosted by Bucks New University at Missenden Abbey, Buckinghamshire on Friday 24 June from 10am-3.30pm.

This one day conference will equip teachers and advisers with information and advice to prepare students for entry to higher education. Workshops will address key topics such as facilitating subjects and UCAS, and morning activities will allow the sharing of best practice and practical ideas for aspiration raising and the provision of information, advice and guidance in schools. You can download further details on each of the workshop choices at the bottom of this page.

The event is free to attend; places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. To book a place, please complete the online booking form.

09:30 - 10:00 Arrival and Refreshments

10:00 - 10:15  Opening 

10:15 - 10:45  Key Speaker

                                            Kylie HazeldineAssistant Director of Marketing and                                                         Student Recruitment at Bucks New University

10:45 - 11:45  Workshop 1

  • Uni - Ready? Independent and Reflective Learners: Building that culture in your school - Robin Chu, Coach Bright
  • Whole person, whole journey progression for all - Phillip Dent, Independent Progression Specialist and Research Fellow 
  • The four characteristics of happy and successful people - David Hodgson, The Buzz

11:45 - 12:05  Refreshments 

12:05 - 13:05  Workshop 2

  • How do you choose the right GCSE/A-Levels? What are facilitating subjects? - Hasna Zaher, University of Reading 
  • How to write an effective personal statement - Beckie Bartle, Oxford Brookes University 
  • Reference Writing - TBC, Bucks New Univeristy 
  • UCAS - Mat Welbourn, UCAS

13:05 - 14:05  Lunch 

14:05 - 15:05  Workshop 3 See above (Delegates second choice from workshop 2)

15:05 - 15:15  Close and prize giving