2017 Annual Conference for Partner Institutions

Programme and resources for 2017 Annual Conference for Partner Institutions.

Friday 20 October 2017, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, Greenmount Campus, Antrim

Theme: Curriculum Design


09:30am – 10:00am

Tea/Coffee/Scones on arrival


10:00am – 10:15am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

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

10:10am – 11:30am

Approaches to Curriculum Design

Professor Paul Bartholomew, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education), Ulster University

11:30am – 11:45am



11:45am – 11:55am

Outcomes from the Review of APEL Arrangements and Agreement on Benchmarks for Retention and Success

Subject Partnership Managers

11:55am – 12:15pm

Improving Student Attendance and Retention – It’s a ‘SNAP’

Mr Mark Poulter, Course Director, BSc Hons Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, Ulster University

12:15pm – 12:40pm

Student Experience of Engagement with FE and HE

Mrs Susannah McCall, Subject Partnership Manager, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ulster University with Mr Elvin Cochrane and Ms Geraldine Hammond.

12:40pm – 1:10pm

Elevated Learning through Industry Engagement at CAFRE

Dr Kate Semple and Mr Peter Simpson, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE)

1:10pm – 1:30pm

Enhancing Learner Experience: Widening Participation and Student Voice

Ms Jennifer Campbell and Ms Oonagh McGarrity, Belfast Metropolitan College