2016 Annual Conference for Partner Institutions

Programme and resources for 2016 Annual Conference for Partner Institutions.

Friday 21 October 2016, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, Greenmount Campus, Antrim




09:30am – 10:00am

Tea/Coffee on arrival


10:00am – 10:10am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

(including Quiz)

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

10:10am – 10:30am

Engagement through partnership: Students as partners in learning and teaching

Mrs Roisin Curran PFHEA, Professional Development Manager, Staff Development, Ulster University

10:30am – 10:50am

Transition to HE: Time to Challenge the ‘Revered’?

Mr Jerome Marley, Subject Partnership Manager, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, Ulster University

10:50am – 11:00am

Overview of Project 10: Blended Delivery of the HLA – Industrial Science

Mr Keith Kilpatrick, Assistant Director, ILT Development and Information Services, Southern Regional College

11:00am – 11:30am

Tea/Coffee/Interactive Demonstrations


11:30am – 12:10pm

Introducing the Quality Code - Part C: Information about Higher Education Provision

Dr Cathy Kerfoot, Standards and Framework Manager, Quality Assurance Agency

12:10pm – 12:25pm

Reaching out: Ulster Library support for Ulster University students at partner institutions: providing online and face-to-face support for Information Literacy

Mr Ciaran Cregan, Head of Customer Focus and Business Support and Ms Joan Atkinson, Sub-Librarian, Library, Ulster University

12:25pm – 12:40pm

Foundation degree in Interactive Design: Work-Based Learning Module

Mr William Artt, Course Director, Belfast Metropolitan College

12:40pm – 12:55pm

Going Digital: a Quality Student Experience

Mr Damien Caldwell, Head of Digital Learning, Northern Regional College

12:55pm – 1:10pm

The ‘BEST’ Way Forward: Work Placement

Ms Carolyn King, Work Placement Officer and Mr Colin Atkinson, Assistant Head of School of Applied Science and Sports, South Eastern Regional College

1:10pm – 1:20pm

Concluding Remarks followed by Lunch

Mrs Maeve Paris