Friday 16 October 2015


College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, Greenmount Campus, Antrim


Developing an HE in FE Ethos



09:30am – 10:00am

Tea/Coffee on arrival

Not applicable

10.00am – 10.15am

Welcome and opening remarks

(Interactive Quiz) (Quiz Answers)

Mrs Maeve Paris, Chair, Collaborative Partnerships Forum, Ulster University

10.15am – 10.40am

A Context for HE in FE

Professor Richard Millar, PVC (Academic Planning Partnerships and International Affairs), Ulster University

10.40am – 10.55am

Academic Representation and Partnerships at Ulster

Ms Avril Honan, Student Engagement Manager, Students’ Union, Ulster University

Supporting FE Colleges to Strengthen Their Representation System

Mr Fergal McFerran, NUS-USI President

10.55am – 11.15am

Inspiring Teaching, Transforming Learning

Dr Kay Hack, Consultant in Academic Practice,  Mrs Sarah Turnbull, Partnership Manager

(Higher Education Academy)

11.15am – 11.30am


Not applicable

11.30am – 11.45am

Use of Bespoke Learning Spaces

Ms Sharon McCone, Southern Regional College

11.45am – 12.10pm

SRC: Promoting a Culture of HE in an FE Setting

Mr Peter Ballance, Ms Amanda Evans, Ms Carolyn Davison, Ms Catherine Shipman, Southern Regional College

12.10pm – 12.20pm

Centre for Flexible and Continuing Education: Revitalising Teaching and Learning(including Handout)

Mrs Angela Scanlon/Mrs Colette Murphy, Centre for Flexible and Continuing Education, Ulster University

12.20pm – 12.30pm

It’s All About Communication: Tackling retention, building belonging and improving student success in the Built Environment

Dr Michaela Keenan, Subject Partnership Manager, Ulster University

12.30am – 12.40pm

Mrs Margaret Sowney/Mr Jerome Marley, Subject Partnership Managers, Ulster University

12.40pm – 1.30pm

Developing an HE Ethos

Dr John Lea, Director HEFCE/AoC College HE Scholarship Project



Not applicable