Open University Widening Participation Conference 27th – 28th April 2016
HE: Transforming lives through life-wide learning
The deadline for the receipt of papers for this conference has been extended by popular demand. The new deadline is close of play Friday 18th December. We are looking for academic research papers, innovative practice papers and posters around the following themes:
· Alternative routes into HE
· Moving from access to widenened success
· Flexibility and technology
· The crisis facing mature part time students
We now have confirmed keynote speakers:
John Widdowson, President of the Association of Colleges
Professor Jacqueline Stevenson, Sheffield Institute of Education
Tim Blackman, Vice-Chancellor, Middlesex University
David Hughes, Chief Executive, NIACE
John Storan, Director of Continuum, University of East London
Professor Randall Whittaker, Director of Studies, Leeds College of Art
Visit the conference website here for paper specifications and to book your place.
Research, Evaluation and Information Manager/Widening Access and Success Strategy Manager
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Centre for Inclusion and Collaborative Partnerships (CICP), The Open University www.open.ac.uk/cicp
Visit the conference website for further information
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