UVAC 2011 Conference

Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning

ISSN: 2042-3896

Article publication date: 4 October 2011



(2011), "UVAC 2011 Conference", Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, Vol. 1 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/heswbl.2011.50501baa.004



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UVAC 2011 Conference

UVAC 2011 Conference

Article Type: Conferences From: Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, Volume 1, Issue 2.

UVAC annual conference 2011

Work-Based Learning and Higher Education Policy and Practice: The New Political and Financial Environment.

17-18th November 2011 – York

Key conference themes will include:

  • new markets and services for higher level work-based learning – delivering what employers and learners require;

  • maximising university and college income from employers and individual learners by delivering learning and developing skills that deliver business and individual benefits;

  • the role of higher education in continuing professional development for the professions, mnagers and other employees;

  • UK and international innovation in higher level skills and work-based learning;

  • the expansion and development of higher education delivery in further education;

  • higher education, skills, work-based learning and vocational progression and social mobility; and

  • what is higher education vis-à-vis higher level skills development?

The conference will focus on the research agenda for higher level skills and work-based learning. All accepted papers will be eligible for submission to Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning (HESWBL).

Further information will be available soon on the UVAC web site – www.uvac.ac.uk

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