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​​​​​​The Leeds Trinity University Conference for Post-16 Teachers and Advisers, now in its seventh​ year, offers up-to-date, useful information to support you in advising your post-16 students through their journey to higher education.

Engaging with professionals in the education sector, you will explore key issues affecting post-18 progression, be inspired by keynote speakers, and have a choice of workshops designed to support your continuing professional development. There will also be the opportunity to network with other delegates and Leeds Trinity University staff.

This is one event you don’t want to miss! ​

Thanks for attending our 2020 conference

The presentations are available below.

TimeSession
​9.00am ​Registration and refreshments
​9.30am Welcome by Professor Ray Lloyd, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Leeds Trinity University
9.40am

Keynote presentation, PC Aliya Hussein - Positive Action Recruitment Ambassador​:​ Enforcing the Law: Degree or Apprenticeship?

​Find out more about degree and apprenticeship options for students interested in different areas including Law, Criminology and Sociology​

​10.20am ​Break
​10.30am Workshop One (see below for workshops information)
11.15am Full conference session: Preparing for T Level Delivery 
12.00pm Networking Lunch
​1.00pm Full conference session: Admissions Data Trends
​1.15pm

Re:Tension Film Screening

Written, directed and produced by Senior Lecturer in Film Production, Ricardo Barker, Re:Tension was filmed in June 2019. It follows 19-year-old Thapelo as he wrestles with the idea of reporting racism after an incident on campus with his football teammates.

​1.45pm Workshop Two (see below for workshops information)
​2.30pm ​Closing Remarks by Professor John Leach, Director of the Institute of Childhood and Education at Leeds Trinity University

Workshops

Attendees took part in two of the four workshops listed below.

Get a head start and find out what’s new from UCAS for 2021 entry.

Alan Franklin, Professional Development Executive at UCAS, will highlight the enhanced and new features available in the portal, making this session essential for advisers who manage the application process on behalf of their students.

There will also be an opportunity for you to ask questions to help prepare for the 2021 cycle.

​This workshop is designed to help you think about the added pressures and potential stress points of university and looks at what universities offer to students in terms of support.

Toby Chelms, Student Mental Health & Wellbeing Manager and Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, will give you information on how to spot issues currently and how to prepare your students for the transition to university.

You will work in groups to discuss and share ideas and best practice.

Kevin McMullan, Student Finance Advisor at the Student Loans Company, will guide you through the changes within student finance policy for 2020/21.

Information will be provided to guide your students through the application process and to understand the student loan repayment system. You'll also have the chance to ask questions and discuss any concerns you may have about student finance. 

​This workshop, delivered by Leeds Trinity’s Professional Work Placement team, is designed to help you plan and create effective partnerships to deliver a great work placement experience for your students.

You will look at the whole journey from the initial creation of a new business contact, to the health, safety and monitoring of your students while on work placement. Plus you’ll be able to share best practice.  ​

Download the presentations 

Below you can download all of the presentations from the conference.

Keynote speakers and workshop leaders

  • Professor Ray Lloyd, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Leeds Trinity University
  • PC Aliya Hussein, Positive Action Recruitment Ambassador
  • Alan Franklin, Professional Development Executive at UCAS
  • Kevin McMullan, Student Finance Adviser at Student Loans Company
  • Ricardo Barker, Senior Lecturer in Film Production at Leeds Trinity University ​
  • Syra Shakir, Senior Teaching Fellow, Institute of Childhood and Education at Leeds Trinity University
  • Toby Chelms, Student Mental Health & Wellbeing Manager at Leeds Trinity University
  • Emma Schofield, Business Engagement Lead at Leeds City College
  • Professor John Leach, Director of the Institute of Childhood and Education at Leeds Trinity University​

Who should attend the conference?

The event is of particular interest to teachers, advisers, college and sixth form colleagues who are involved in supporting post-16 students in their application to university.

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Get in touch

If you’d like any further information or have any questions, please contact the Schools and Colleges Liaison Team by email or via phone on 0113 283 7186, email: SCLHello@leedstrinity.ac.uk