Ascentis National Conference Online

We are delighted to announce that the Ascentis National Conference will return on Friday 4th December 2020 in a brand-new format.

With the way we live and work changing so rapidly and to protect the safety of our delegates it became unfeasible to hold our National Conference in its usual format. However, we didn’t want to cancel this opportunity for you to hear from industry experts, generate new ideas for teaching and share best practice; all of which are much needed at the moment. So, over the last few months we have been working hard to adapt the Conference and I’m excited to inform you that it will be brought to you online.

The theme will be Upskilling for a Digital Future and this year it will be completely free of charge to attend.

Agenda

Confirmed Keynotes – Friday 4th December 2020

Session 1: Introduction and welcome from Ascentis by Phil Wilkinson, CEO Ascentis

Session 2: Funding for Skills by Beej Kaczmarczyk, e-Memoir

Session 3: Blended Learning – Tips for Success by Kevin Norman, Lecturer, Course Leader and Canvas Champion, The Lakes College

Session 4: Curriculum Planning and New Funded Qualifications by Graham White, Ascentis

Your Questions Answered

If you have any questions for any of our speakers please contact us here.

Prize Draw

Our famous prize draw is back. To be in for a chance of winning a luxury Harrods Hamper book onto one or more of the above sessions. Please keep a look out for our next email which will contain the all-important booking links.

How To Attend

All of our keynotes will be available from the 4th December as a mix of on-demand and live webinars.

Live webinars: we will send details of the booking links via email which will also be available via our events page

On-demand webinars: These will be available to view via our website National Conference page, which is coming soon!

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