Main AoC conference themes and speakers

15th November 2002 at 00:00
* Reform of the qualifications system

* The 14-19 agenda

* Launch of the Sweeney Report on bureaucracy

* Lecturers' image in the 21st century

* Address on future funding and developments by John Harwood, CEO, Learning and Skills Council

* Creativity and leadership in further education

* Lifelong learning - David Gibson, AoC, CEO on the 14-90 agenda

* Alan Titchmarsh - presentation of AoC Gold Award to the BBC presenter, writer and former FE student in recognition of his achievements

* Address by Chris Woodhead, former chief inspector of schools

* 31 seminars on topics ranging from bureaucracy busting and employment law to leadership and equal opportunities

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