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Colleges NI hosted an annual conference in October 2015 in the La Mon.  The plan is to host these conferences annually.  Watch this space for more information on the 2016 conference. 

Copies  of all slides presented at the 2015 conference and the afternoon workshops are attached below. 



Speaker presentations

Gill Clipson, Deputy CEO, Association of Colleges
‘Challenges and opportunities in FE’ 
Gill Clipson, AoC.pdf

Marie Therese McGivern, Principal, Belfast Metropolitan College
‘How the FE sector is driving the NI economy’ 
Marie-Therese McGivern, BMC.pdf

Gareth Hetherington, Associate Director, Ulster University Economic Policy Centre 
‘Economic overview with skills insights’
Gareth Hetherington, UU.pdf


Noelle Buick, Chief Inspector, Education and Training Inspectorate
‘Promoting improvement in school-college partnerships’
Noelle Buick, ETI.pdf

Derek McCallan, CEO, Northern Ireland Local Government Association
‘Super Councils & FE engagement’
Derek McCallan, NILGA.pdf


Csaba Gyuriga, Centre Professionnel du Nord Vaudois, Switzerland
‘Success story with Northern Ireland’
Csaba Gyuriga - CPNV.pdf


Workshop Presentations


Workshop A - Employability and Skills
Workshop A Employability and Skills.pdf

Workshop B - Qualifications Reform
Workshop B Qualifications Reform.pdf

Workshop C - International Dimensions
Workshop C International Dimensions.pdf

Workshop D  - School Partnerships
Workshop D Schools Partnerships.pdf


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