Flexible Learning in Higher Education: Delivering More Opportunities to Support Inclusivity

Confirmed to speak:

  • Jane Fawkes, Deputy CEO & Vice Principal, Strategy & Business Management, University College of Estate Management


Amendments by the Government to the HE & Research Bill have made a flexible learning a reality. The Bill proposes that the new universities regulator, the OfS, must promote student choice through the offer of part-time study, distance learning and accelerated courses. 

This Westminster Briefing event is chance for HE institutions to come together to hear about and discuss the latest developments in delivering flexible learning. You will learn how to improve your flexible learning offer, engage with students of all circumstances and hear the latest good practice. 

Key issues to be addressed: 

  • A comprehensive overview of how HEIs can deliver better flexibility in learning
  • The role of flexible learning in the Government’s wider reform of the HE sector 
  • Promoting your flexible learning offer 
  • Delivering accelerated courses including 2-year courses
  • Understanding the complex needs and responsibilities of students who require flexible learning
  • Engaging with & retaining those who take up part-time study or distance learning
  • What are other institutions and students unions doing in this area? 
  • Good practice to take back and implement with colleagues 
  • Implementing appropriate and effective strategies across HEIS and SUs

The event:

Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs or dietary requirements should be notified to us upon booking.

The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available confirming your attendance.

For registration enquiries please contact: Customer.Services@westminster-briefing.com | 0207 593 5657

To discuss speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email: Tim.Archer@westminster-briefing.com

Who should attend?

You will join a range of higher education and equality stakeholders, including colleagues working in equality offices, admissions, student services and support, students' unions, registry, teaching and pedagogy and anyone else interested or involved in this area in higher education.

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