NAVC Conference 2018, Galway

NAVC Conference, Galway City, February 21st, 22nd, 2018

The Galmont Hotel & Spa (previosuly Radisson Blu).

GPS coordinates: Longitude: 53.274988 Latitude: -9.044110
Conference Bookings returned to:
webcontroller@navc.ie

Conference Programme: NAVC Conference Programme 2018
Accommodation should be booked directly with the hotel.

THE GALMONT HOTEL & SPA
Lough Atalia Road, H91 CYN3 Galway,
Tel.: +353 91 538 300
Email: info@thegalmont.com

Conference Programme
Day One:  Wednesday 21st February 2018
Time Event Speaker
9.00 – 9.20 Registration Tea/Coffee
9.20 – 9.30 Welcome NAVC Chairperson
9.30 – 9.45 Key Note Address Representative from GRETB
9.45 – 10.45 Inclusive Education Ann Heelan, Executive Director, AHEAD
10.45 – 11.00 Tea/Coffee  
11.00 – 11.30 Presentation of PhD Research findings Eileen Mc Partland, VTOS Co-ordinator, Liberties College
11.30 – 12.30 Updates from SOLAS Dr. Bryan Fields, Director, FET Strategy & Research, Solas

 

12.00 – 12.30 VTOS Review and future directions for VTOS

 

Gerard Griffin, National Co-ordinator
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch  
14.00 – 14.30 Plenary Discussion  
14.30 – 16.15 Using the Consensus Workshop Method to explore “Strategies for VTOS Co-ordinators to respond effectively to the changing landscape of the FE sector whilst continuing to meet the needs of learners and staff” Miriam O Donoghue, National Manager, FESS
16.15 – 17.00 Election of Officers AGM

 


 

 

Day Two:  Thursday 22nd February 2018
9.00 – 9.30 Registration  
9.30 – 9.45 Welcome Representative from GRETB
9.45 – 10.45 Updates from QQI Andrina Wafer, Head of Lifelong Learning, QQI
10.45 – 11.00 Tea/Coffee  
11.00 – 12.00 Literacy Inez  Bailey, CE, NALA
12.00 – 13.30 Wellbeing Jacinta Kitt, Author and Lecturer, Trinity College Dublin and Marino Institute of Education
13.30 – 14.00 Plenary Discussion & Close Followed by lunch

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