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Day 4 highlights video

Day 4 agenda

Most presentations today are related to the theme Mature and Adult Learners.  We are pleased to also feature a small number of presentations from across widening participation.

09:00 - 09:15 Login  
09:15 - 09:30 Video

4.1 An introduction and welcome video from Chris Millward (OfS)

Click here to read Chris Millward's biography

09:35 - 10:00 Keynote

4.2 Prof Sir Peter Scott – Commissioner for Fair Access, Scotland

With introduction by Chair: Prof John Butcher, The Open University

10:00 - 10:10 Break

4.0 Posters on rotation

To read the articles referred to in the Journal of Lifelong Learning and Widening Participation slides please click on the links below:

Butcher, J. et al (2020) ‘How might mature students with low entry qualifications succeed in undergraduate science?’, 22, (3): 137-165 (.pdf)

Munez-Chereau, B. & Timmis, S. (2019) ‘Making mature undergraduates’ experience visible: exploring belonging and use of digital technologies’, 21, (3): 32-56 (.pdf)

10:10 - 11:10 Breakout sessions (Click on presentation title to go to the abstract)
  M&AL Group 1 Workshop (1 hour)
  M&AL Group 2

Workshop (1 hour)

  M&AL Group 3

Seminar (2 x 30 minutes)

  M&AL Group 4

Workshop  (1 x 50 minutes)

  • 4.7 Oldham Parent Power
    Sam Kalubowila, Jimmy Pickering, Tim Roe & Najma Khalid
    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Plus Jodie, Raheila (Oldham Parents) and Beverly Wong (South London Parents)

Lightning Talk (1 x 10 mins)

11:10 - 11:20 Break

4.0 Posters on rotation

To read the articles referred to in the Journal of Lifelong Learning and Widening Participation slides please click on the links below:

Butcher, J. et al (2020) ‘How might mature students with low entry qualifications succeed in undergraduate science?’, 22, (3): 137-165 (.pdf)

Munez-Chereau, B. & Timmis, S. (2019) ‘Making mature undergraduates’ experience visible: exploring belonging and use of digital technologies’, 21, (3): 32-56 (.pdf)

11:20 - 11:50 Breakout sessions (Click on presentation title to go to the abstract)
  M&AL Group 5

Lightning Talks (3 x 10 minutes)

  M&AL Group 6

Lightning Talks (3 x 10 minutes)

  M&AL Group 7

Lightning Talks (3 x 10 minutes)

  M&AL Group 8

Lightning Talks (3 x 10 minutes)

11:50 - 12:30 Panel Discussion

4.21 Mature and Adult Learners

Please click on each panellist’s name to read their biography

Prof John Butcher (Chair), The Open University
Prof Sir Peter ScottCommissioner for Fair Access, Scotland 
Ros Morpeth, Chief Executive, National Extension College 
Dr Victoria Winckler, Director: Bevan Foundation, Wales
Howard Croft, Regional Education Manager for the East Midlands at the WEA
Darren Jones, Partnerships Manager, The Open University in Wales

12:30 Close  

 

 

 

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