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