Westminster Higher Education Forum

Westminster Higher Education Forum: Reforming higher technical education in England

Speakers: Paul Steer, Director of Policy and Strategy, OCR
Date: 31 Oct 2019 Venue: Royal Over-Seas League, London Over-Seas House, Park Place, St James’s Street London SW1A 1LR
Time: 09:00 - 13:00
Type: Forum Fee: From £230 + VAT

Following the Department for Education's recently announced consultation on plans to improve the quality of education in England, the next Westminster Higher Education Forum will look at the next steps for the reform of higher technical (Level 4 and 5) education in England - including the future for qualifications, funding, regulation and the role of new Institutes of Technology.

Paul Steer headshot

The conference will include two keynote speeches from Craig Myers, Head of Higher Technical Education for the Department for Education and Dr Arti Saraswat, Senior Poly Manager, Higher Education, Association of Colleges. These speeches will focus on Reforming Higher Technical Education in England and Developing and positioning of higher technical offering. 

Following this, Paul Steer, Head of Policy, OCR will be panelling the discussion on What should higher technical qualifications look like? Design, uptake, collaboration with employers, streamlining provision and improving visibility. Paul has previously undertaken research which looks into what will be required to ensure the success of T Levels.

More information about the forum including the full agenda and how to register can be found on Westminster Higher Education Forum.

Over-Seas House, Park Place, St James’s Street London SW1A 1LR