2018 Annual Conference for Partner Institutions

Programme and resources for 2018 Annual Conference for Partner Institutions.

Friday 12 October 2018, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, Greenmount Campus, Antrim

Theme: Good Practice and Enhancement


09:30am – 10:00am

Tea/Coffee/Scones on arrival


10:00am 10:10am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

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

10:10am – 11:00am

Designing Assessment for Better Progression

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

11:00am – 11:15am

National Student Survey: Results/Positive Outcomes/Engaging Students

NSS Handout

Ms Carol Reid, Faculty Partnership Manager, University of Ulster Business School

11:15am – 11:30am

Enhancing the Student Learning Experience at Belfast Met

Ms Lorraine Lavery, Quality Manager, Belfast Metropolitan College

11:30am – 12:00om



12:00pm - 12:15pm

Enhancing the Higher Education Student Experience in FE

Dr Laura Firth, Head of Student Experience, Northern Regional College

12:15pm – 12:30pm

Best Practice within NWRC Careers Academy

Ms Finneen Bradley, Careers Academy Manager, North West Regional College

12:30pm – 12:45pm

Tackling the Problem of Delivering Maths to Fd Computing Students

Mr Gary Ritchie, Course Director, South Eastern Regional College

12:45pm – 1:00pm

Upskilling for Digital Futures: A HLA story?

Dr Liz Finnegan, Lecturer, and Dr Asha Jamil, Lecturer, Southern Regional College

1:00pm – 1:15pm

The Positive Impact of the Erasmus + International Credit Mobility on Higher Education Staff

Mr Damian James, Lecturer, and Mr Stephen Moss, Lecturer, South West College

1:15pm – 1:30pm

Question and Answer Session

Faculty Partnership Managers


Close and Lunch