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Showcase - Digital Transformation of Vocational Education Showcase - Friday 08 December Posted on 27/11/2017 00:00:00 Northern Regional College are hosting a showcase on the advances being made in the use of technology in vocational education, work-based learning and apprenticeships at Northern Regional College, and across the education sector in Northern Ireland.

What is the event? 

The event will include a keynote presentation from Katharine Jewitt, an independent Educational Technology and Management Consultant and Visiting Honorary Associate at The Open University, along with short presentations from College staff and representatives from the wider education sector.  It will provide you with an opportunity to discover the role of technology in transforming vocational education and to engage in discussions and network with other like-minded professionals.  

Programme

·         9.30 am - Registration and coffee

·         10.00 am - Welcome by Professor Terri Scott (Principal & Chief Executive, NRC)

·         10.05 am - Mr Bill McCluggage, A Governor’s Perspective (Member of Governing Body, NRC)

·         10.15 am - Keynote speaker – Katharine Jewitt (Visiting Honorary Associate, Open University)

·         10.35 am - Dr Helen Dixon (Head of Digital Learning, NRC)

·         10.50 am - Q&A, chaired by Professor Terri Scott (Principal & Chief Executive, NRC)

·         11.00 am - Coffee and networking

·         11.30 am - Digital Learning Showcase                    

Diane Weatherup (Business Development Manager, City & Guilds)                  

Martin Peoples (Head of Technology Enhanced Learning and Support, NWRC) 

Ciara Duffy (Virtual Services Manager, SWC)

Paula Philpott MBE (Head of Learning Academy, SERC) 

·         12.00 noon - Q&A, chaired by Dr Helen Dixon (Head of Digital Learning, NRC)

·         12.30 pm - John McGuigan (Further Education Policy, Department for the Economy)

·         12.40 pm - Closing comments and thanks by Dr Steve Brankin (Chief Information Officer and Vice Principal,    Business Development, NRC)

·         1:00pm - Lunch

Keynote speaker Professional Biography - Katharine Jewitt

When & where?

Friday, 8 December 2017 from 09:30 to 14:00 (GMT)

Ecos Visitor and Conference Centre
Ballymena

BT43 7QA

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