AI - Embedding Best Practice for Educators

AI – Embedding Best Practice for Educators, aims to develop an understanding of some of the challenges in education because of the accessibility of AI tools and systems. This session provides different approaches to support learners and considers the skills necessary for a future which includes AI.

A digital credential is awarded to educators who have successfully completed the AI – Embedding Best Practice for Educators session as part of the WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence.  The completion of this session is a demonstration of embedding practices to develop AI literacy and a commitment to driving excellence in teaching and training through continuous professional development (CPD).


5 March 2024 – 11:00 & 12:00 – Register here

16 April 2024 – 11:00 & 12:00 – Register here

21 May 2024 – 11:00 & 12:00 – Register here

Venue: Online

The next Digital Communities of Practice

Educators in various fields face difficulties keeping up with changing technical skills and meeting industry needs. Likewise, industries struggle to find skilled workers for immediate roles.

Bringing educators and industry experts together offers a chance to anticipate skill changes and prepare a workforce for the future. Internationally, collaboration can help address the ever-changing landscape of skill development.

Please review our Digital Charter before signing-up, which can be found at: Digital Charter – Communities of Practice

Date: 6 March 2024

Venue: Online

Industry and Education 4.0, Workforce Skills Conference: Genomics, Bioinformatics, Health and Life Sciences

This conference aims to bring together policy makers, further and higher education senior leaders and managers, curriculum team leaders, and senior business support staff, employers, awarding organisations and key stakeholders, to provide the time and space for discussion, experimentation, knowledge exchange and transfer. It is ‘Time’ for pride in professionalism, and effective partnership working, to support the realisation of UK ambitions. UK Science is fully aligned to our health security mission, as we prioritise social, environmental, and economic sustainable development.

Date: Thursday 7 March
Date: Friday 8 March

The next Advanced Manufacturing Communities of Practice

Educators face challenges in keeping up with changing technical skills and meeting industry needs. Industry specialists also struggle to find skilled workers for immediate roles.

These Communities of Practice bring together educators and industry specialists so that they can anticipate skill changes and prepare a workforce for the future. Globally, skill development is constantly changing, and collaboration with international partners helps address this ongoing challenge.

Please review our Charter before signing up, which can be found at: Community of Practice: Advanced Manufacturing Charter

Date: 20 March 2024

Venue: Online

How can FE Colleges partner with foreign investors?

Delivering on the Harrington Review to increase UK Growth.

Come to our key event to discuss how skills providers can work in partnership with investors, and organisations driving investment, to achieve success.

The event will be chaired by WorldSkills UK CEO, Ben Blackledge and confirmed speakers include:

  • Charlotte Govan, Deputy Director, Growth and Sector Skills Division, Department for Education
  • Monica Ariño, Director of Public Policy UK, Amazon
  • Andy Berry, Principal and CEO, Bridgwater and Taunton College
  • Martin Wood, Chief Adviser, Industrial Transformation, Office for Investment

Date: 27 March 2024

Time: 10:00 – 12:00

Location: 18 Smith Square, Westminster SW1P 3HZ

If you are unable to attend in person you can attend virtually.

Competition Pedagogy Online CPD

The module introduces educators to pressure testing and competition activity in the classroom and curriculum with a deeper focus on how to write measurement and judgement criteria where educators will design their own pressure test to implement, judge and evaluate as a benchmarking resource.


Friday 8 March
Friday 22 March

All 10am – 4pm

Pete Walters MBE working as part of the Centre of Excellence

Network for Innovation, Skills Innovation Fund Innovation Project opportunity

Innovation projects, whether practitioner innovation projects or organisational innovation projects will enable active experimentation with new and innovative approaches to teaching and training, drawing on aspects of individuals CPD learning, to include international insights, enabling benchmarking and standardisation, to raise standards and drive quality improvement in further and higher technical teaching and training.

All learning and project outcomes, will be disseminated through the Centre of Excellence membership, and across education sectors throughout the UK, to ensure effective practice sharing, and the raising of standards, while helping to inform, shape and design the development of our WorldSkills UK training programmes.

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