Technical Leadership: Learning Visit

You are invited to attend a one-day WorldSkills UK, Centre of Excellence – Network for Innovation, Technical Leadership- Learning Visit, in collaboration with Oldham College. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore the applications and benefits of adopting WorldSkills UK approaches and practices. Oldham College staff will share their experiences, insights, and inclusive approaches to local and national skills competitions- plus work linking to their SEND Centre of Excellence, that inspires innovation and inclusion. There will also be opportunities to ‘unpack’ the Oldham College ‘Teaching for Excellence’ programme, which implements WorldSkills UK World Class Teacher Training recommendations, techniques, approaches, and learning, to empower all learners to achieve positive outcomes.

Date: 21 June 2024

Time: 9.30-3.30pm

Venue: Oldham College, Rochdale Road, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL9 6AA

Advanced Manufacturing Communities of Practice

This meeting will be hosted by the Centre of Excellence’s High Performance Coach Rebena Sanghera. These are Think-tank meetings to bring together Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing education in FE and work collaboratively with Industry, educators, awarding bodies, international experts, and training partners to create a space where best practice can be shared and horizon scanning can take place to future proof the technical skills teaching space.

Date: 26 June 2024

Time: 16:15-17:45

Venue: Online

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).

All sessions will be held remotely at 11am.

2 July 2024

9 July 2024


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: 24 October 2024

Time: 16:15 – 17:45

Venue: Online

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