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Functional Skills - OCNWMR Updating Event

IQ, in partnership with EM Skills, Hodder Education and OCN West Midlands Region are pleased to bring you the Functional Skills Updating Events.
When May 01, 2014
from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Where Wolverhampton (Exact Address TBC)
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EM Skills are now taking bookings for four Functional Skills Updating Events, hosted by OCN Eastern, OCN London, OCN West Midlands and Apt Awards and sponsored by EM Skills, Industry Qualifications and Hodder Education.

These FREE not-to-be-missed events will bring together tutors, coordinators and managers to network and share their expertise, experiences and successes in developing the functional skills of learners and employees and provide a great opportunity for anyone involved in the delivery of Functional Skills.

Each event will be facilitated by one of the country’s leading authorities and experts in learning and skills, Maureen Emmett.

The first event kicks off on 1st May in Wolverhampton with OCNWMR.

The programme will run as follows:

12.00 -  Registration and lunch

12.45 - Welcome from the host OCN

1.15 - Update on the landscape for functional skills.
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

1.30 -   New resources - Hodder

2.00 - Toolkit challenge: Putting the ‘fun’ into functional skills. Part 1
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

2.30 - Refreshments: networking

2.45 - New assessment approach - Industry Qualifications

3.00 - Toolkit challenge: Putting the ‘fun’ into functional skills. Part 2
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

3.45 - Plenary
Host OCN

4.00 - Close

The 'Updating Events' provide a wonderful opportunity to explore the current and future skills landscape and consider how this will impact on your organisation’s success.

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Functional Skills - Gateway Qualifications (OCNER) Updating Event

IQ, in partnership with EM Skills, Hodder Education and OCN Eastern Region are pleased to bring you the Functional Skills Updating Events.
When May 08, 2014
from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Where Colchester (Exact Address TBC)
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EM Skills are now taking bookings for four Functional Skills Updating Events, hosted by Gateway Qualifications, OCN London, OCN West Midlands and Apt Awards and sponsored by EM Skills, Industry Qualifications and Hodder Education.

These FREE not-to-be-missed events will bring together tutors, coordinators and managers to network and share their expertise, experiences and successes in developing the functional skills of learners and employees and provide a great opportunity for anyone involved in the delivery of Functional Skills.

Each event will be facilitated by one of the country’s leading authorities and experts in learning and skills, Maureen Emmett.

The second event takes place on 8th May in Colchester with OCN Eastern Region.

The programme will run as follows:

12.00 -  Registration and lunch

12.45 - Welcome from the host OCN

1.15 - Update on the landscape for functional skills.
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

1.30 -   New resources - Hodder

2.00 - Toolkit challenge: Putting the ‘fun’ into functional skills. Part 1
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

2.30 - Refreshments: networking

2.45 - New assessment approach - Industry Qualifications

3.00 - Toolkit challenge: Putting the ‘fun’ into functional skills. Part 2
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

3.45 - Plenary
Host OCN

4.00 - Close

The 'Updating Events' provide a wonderful opportunity to explore the current and future skills landscape and consider how this will impact on your organisation’s success.

More information about this event…

Functional Skills - OCNLR Updating Event

IQ, in partnership with EM Skills, Hodder Education and OCN London Region are pleased to bring you the Functional Skills Updating Events.
When May 09, 2014
from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Where North London (Exact Address TBC)
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EM Skills are now taking bookings for four Functional Skills Updating Events, hosted by OCN Eastern, OCN London, OCN West Midlands and Apt Awards and sponsored by EM Skills, Industry Qualifications and Hodder Education.

These FREE not-to-be-missed events will bring together tutors, coordinators and managers to network and share their expertise, experiences and successes in developing the functional skills of learners and employees and provide a great opportunity for anyone involved in the delivery of Functional Skills.

Each event will be facilitated by one of the country’s leading authorities and experts in learning and skills, Maureen Emmett.

The third event takes place on 9th May in North London with OCN Eastern Region.

The programme will run as follows:

12.00 -  Registration and lunch

12.45 - Welcome from the host OCN

1.15 - Update on the landscape for functional skills.
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

1.30 -   New resources - Hodder

2.00 - Toolkit challenge: Putting the ‘fun’ into functional skills. Part 1
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

2.30 - Refreshments: networking

2.45 - New assessment approach - Industry Qualifications

3.00 - Toolkit challenge: Putting the ‘fun’ into functional skills. Part 2
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

3.45 - Plenary
Host OCN

4.00 - Close

The 'Updating Events' provide a wonderful opportunity to explore the current and future skills landscape and consider how this will impact on your organisation’s success.

More information about this event…

Functional Skills - Apt Awards Updating Event

IQ, in partnership with EM Skills, Hodder Education and Apt Awards are pleased to bring you the Functional Skills Updating Events.
When May 15, 2014
from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Where Taunton (Exact Address TBC)
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EM Skills are now taking bookings for Functional Skills Updating Events, hosted by OCN Eastern, OCN London, OCN West Midlands and Apt Awards, sponsored by EM Skills, Industry Qualifications and Hodder Education.

These FREE not-to-be-missed events will bring together tutors, coordinators and managers to network and share their expertise, experiences and successes in developing the functional skills of learners and employees and provide a great opportunity for anyone involved in the delivery of Functional Skills.

Each event will be facilitated by one of the country’s leading authorities and experts in learning and skills, Maureen Emmett.

The final event takes place on 15th May in Taunton with Apt Awards.

The programme will run as follows:

12.00 -  Registration and lunch

12.45 - Welcome from the host OCN

1.15 - Update on the landscape for functional skills.
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

1.30 -   New resources - Hodder

2.00 - Toolkit challenge: Putting the ‘fun’ into functional skills. Part 1
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

2.30 - Refreshments: networking

2.45 - New assessment approach - Industry Qualifications

3.00 - Toolkit challenge: Putting the ‘fun’ into functional skills. Part 2
Maureen Emmett - EM Skills

3.45 - Plenary
Host OCN

4.00 - Close

The 'Updating Events' provide a wonderful opportunity to explore the current and future skills landscape and consider how this will impact on your organisation’s success.

More information about this event…

The Future of Functional Skills

EM Skills is offering the Functional Skills sector an opportunity to discuss the findings and the implications of the recent thematic review with Ofqual and the Awarding Organisations that offer Functional Skills.
When Feb 13, 2015
from 09:00 AM to 01:30 PM
Where Riverside Centre, Derby
Contact Name Paul Emmett
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Ofqual will be providing feedback on the Thematic review

Ofqual have been conducting a review of Functional Skills qualifications. Their feedback to the awarding organisations will have a significant impact on how Functional Skills qualifications are delivered and assessed. 
 
EM Skills is offering the sector an opportunity to discuss the findings and the implications with Ofqual and the Awarding Organisations that offer Functional Skills.

This half-day event will be held on the 13th February in Derby, at the Riverside Centre and is offered at £99 per delegate.

IQ will be there to discuss our Functional Skills with attendees. The programme will run as follows:


9:00    Register & market place
9:45    Opening from chair: Steve Besley
10:00   Dissemination of the findings from the Ofqual Functional Skills Thematic Review : Bryan Home,                     Associate Director Standards for Vocational Qualification and Apprenticeships
10:45   Break
11:00   Discussion of the implications: AOs to chair table round discussions
11:45   Feedback from groups
            Actions to be taken forward by delegates and AOs
12:15   Chair to  sum up
12:30   Lunch - Networking
13:30   Close

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Last Certification Date for Old SIA Qualifications

All centres should be aware that candidates registered on the previous iterations of the SIA Licence to Practice Qualifications have only until the 31st March to be certificated.
When Mar 31, 2015
from 04:00 PM to 04:00 PM
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This 'event' notice has been created to remind centres of the importance of ensuring candidates registered on the previous version of the qualifications are certificated before the deadline at the end of the month.

Candidates that we do not receive certificate claims for by the 31st of March will lose any current attainment they have and need to re-register on the new Licence to Practice qualifications.

Please get in touch for any further information.