Autumn 2013 Network Events for BTEC Quality Nominees
This autumn we are offering free regional network events across all areas of the country, giving an update on BTEC quality assurance. These free events will support Quality Nominees and are tailored to suit different needs.
If you are
- a new Quality Nominee, there will be a Podcast available on the website shortly which gives you an introduction to BTEC or you could attend an event for new Quality Nominees, available in some regions
- an experienced Quality Nominee in England, choose from a range of events – for FE or Schools or events for a mix of FE and Schools
- in Scotland, there is an event for new Quality Nominees in Edinburgh
- in Northern Ireland, you can choose from an event for new Quality Nominees, or experienced Quality Nominees in either Schools or FE
- in the Republic of Ireland and delivering HE, there is an event for HE Quality Nominees in Dublin
- a Quality Nominee in Wales, there will be Curriculum and Quality Update events in Cardiff (11 and 12 November), Swansea (13 November), Llandrindod Wells (14 November) and Bangor (22 November). Booking details will follow shortly.
If you are not able to attend an event in person, there are online events for experienced Quality Nominees.
New Quality Nominees
The programme for these events will focus on:
- The role of the Quality Nominee
- The implementation of delivery, assessment and internal verification
- Discussing and sharing good practice
- The quality assurance of the QCF and NQF BTEC qualifications
- Vocational qualifications and their future
- Keeping in touch with the Regional Quality Manager
Experienced Quality Nominees
The programme for these events will cover:
- General quality assurance update, including assessment and internal verification
- NQF BTEC Level 2 - review of 2012-13
- Formative and summative assessment
- Key Dates for 2013-14
- Networking opportunity to discuss quality matters with other Quality Nominees
- Update on Functional Skills, ESOL, Skilled for Life
- Study Programmes
- BTEC Level 4-7 update of quality assurance
You can view all events and book a place by visiting our Training page and clicking on BTEC/Generic and choosing the region you are interested in.
If you have any questions about these events, please contact us on BTECdelivery@pearson.com.
If you are unable to attend a network event this term, but would like to know more about the Quality Nominee role, BTEC assessment or quality assurance, you may find these three training podcasts useful. They are especially for new Quality Nominees, to help you understand your role and the basic principles of BTEC assessment and quality assurance: