2013 Annual Conference for Partner Institutions

Programme and resources for 2013 Annual Conference for Partner Institutions.


Friday 11 October 2013, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, Greenmount Campus, Antrim


09:30am – 10:00am

Tea/Coffee on arrival


10:00am – 10:30am

Welcome and opening remarks

Professor Denise McAlister, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning), University of Ulster

10:30am – 10:40am

University Expectations/Obligations

Ms Ursula Quinn, Ulster Business School Subject Partnership Manager

10:40am – 11:00am

11.00am – 11.10am

University’s APEL Requirements

(incl Guidelines handout)

APEL in Practice (University)

Dr Rosemary Moreland, Social Sciences, Subject Partnership Manager

Dr Joy Taylor, Business Institute, University of Ulster

11:10am – 11:20am

APEL in Practice (College)

Mrs Julie-Anne Stevenson/

Mrs Joan Herron, Southern Regional College

11:20am – 11:45pm



11:45pm – 12:00pm

Revisions to Course Content and Structures: The CA3 Process

Dr Michael Chapman, Built Environment Subject Partnership Manager

12:00pm – 12:30pm

Marketing Initiatives

Mrs Lydia McClelland, Head of Marketing, University of Ulster

12:30pm – 12:50pm

Staff Development Initiative

Ms Luane Quigley, North West Regional College

12:50pm – 1:10pm

1:10pm – 1:30pm

International Collaboration

Open Forum

Mr Damian James, Curriculum Manager, South West College

Ms Ursula Quinn, Chair of Collaborative Partnerships Forum, University of Ulster