Hendon Town Hall Committee Rooms, Middlesex University, London, the Burroughs, NW4 4BT
Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) conference on Shaping Practice in the Workplace and the Academy
The UALL Work and Learning Network team is based at Middlesex University. The network membership is comprised of national and international learning professionals.
The theme for this year's annual conference is about exploring the ways in which employers, academic practitioners, and learners in the workplace co-design university study that is both flexible and fit for purpose.
While the apprenticeship agenda is now being launched more widely in higher education in the United Kingdom, continuing programmes for individual learners and corporate partners are being repositioned within the global university setting. Practitioners and researchers in this field are actively engaged in leading the way to challenge and transform existing practice in the workplace and the academy.
Find out more about the UALL Work and Learning Network.
The conference welcomes papers, workshops and roundtable discussions that contribute to research, theory, policy and practice in work and learning. Themes may cover all or some of the following:
Apprenticeships and Skills
Leadership in the Academy
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
Students as Partners & Learning Contracts
Credit Accumulation and Transfer Schemes (CATS)
Staff Development and Coaching
Flexible Curricula and Work Based Studies
Mature Students and Social Mobility
Proposals for Conference Presentations/Workshops to be 300-500 words maximum and should be sent to the co-convenors by 2nd May 2017.
Conference presentations will be considered for development into articles for possible inclusion in a special edition of the Journal of Higher Education, Skills and Work Based Learning: or in the Middlesex University’s e-journal: ‘Work Based Learning e-journal International’.
Co-convenors: Elda Nikolou-Walker and Dr Paula Nottingham, both senior lecturers at Middlesex University's Institute of Work Based Learning.
Cost: £90 (£80 UALL members) including refreshments and lunch.
Please book by Thursday 22nd June 2017.