Reporter 415, 23 February 1998


CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

LEARNING PARTNERSHIPS

A JOINT WORKERS' EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION AND NATIONAL OPEN COLLEGE NETWORK SEMINAR

Venue: The Hotel Metropole, Kings Street, Leeds

Date: Wednesday 18 March 1988

This event is organised to coincide with the consultation period for the Government's White Paper on Lifelong Learning and the keynote address will be given by Dr Kim Howells MP, Minister of State with overall responsibility for developing lifelong learning in the UK.

The seminar aims to highlight how partnerships between education providers, local authorities, training organisers and funding bodies can be developed to meet effectively the needs of learners within a national credit framework.

The seminar will be interactive in format and delegates will be encouraged to share their experiences and discuss measures which aim to promote strategic partnerships in line with the recommendations made by the recent Fryer and Kennedy Reports.

The number of places available for this important event are limited so you are advised to reserve your place as soon as possible by completing the application form attached. Cheques should be made payable to National Open College Network. The closing date for registration is Friday 27th February.

Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact Michael Freeston at the WEA National Association. E mail: mfreeston@wea.org.uk Postal: WEA, 17 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PB

Agenda:

Key Note Address: Dr Kim Howells; Minister of State for Lifelong Learning

Forum: Panel to include:

Mel Doyle: Deputy General Secretary WEA

Clive MacDonald: Chair NOCN

Juliet Pierce: FEDA,

Dawn Cameron: Leeds TEC,

Wendy Fenn: Former WEA/UNISON Return to Learn Student

Coffee at table: Round Table Discussions

Case Study 1

WEA Helping in Schools programme:

Julian Harber: WEA Tutor Organiser

Carrie Birch: Huddersfield Routeways to Success

LUNCH

Case Study 2

WEA/Unison Return To Learn Course:

Peter Caldwell: WEA course co-ordinator

Steve Willaims:Unison co-ordinator

Feedback and Evaluation

Seminar ends

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