Nurturing Futures 2024: A conference for teachers and advisers

Date and time
Wednesday 27 March 2024 - 8.30am - 4.15pm
Room: Creative Innovation Zone, Media Factory & EIC first floor foyer
University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE

Join us at our Nurturing Futures conference for teachers and advisers.

We are hosting our annual conference, bringing together teaching and careers professionals from across the UK to discuss current and forthcoming developments and provide insight on what can make a difference to students choosing their post-18 destinations.

Equipped with new insights and connections, you will leave feeling energised with new ideas and approaches to support your work.

Event schedule

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A table showing the schedule of events for Nurturing Futures 2024
Time Title
8.30am - 9.30am Networking breakfast
9.30am - 10am Welcome talk by Graham Baldwin, Vice Chancellor
10am - 10.45am Keynote speaker Charlie Ball, Head of Labour Market Intelligence at JISC
10.45am - 11am Comfort break
11am - 11.45am Supporting neurodiverse learners by Gemma Spencer, lecturer at UCLan
11.45am - 12.30pm The UK arts and creative sector talk by academic from the School of Arts and Media
12.30pm - 1.15pm Networking lunch with academics and screen printing activity
1.15pm - 2pm Campus highlights tour
2pm - 2.45pm UCAS update by Rebecca Leech, Director of Admissions
2.45pm - 3pm Comfort break
3pm - 4pm Student panel
4pm - 4.15pm Closing remarks

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