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Programme for APEL event - May 2008


Accreditation of Prior Learning (AP[E]L) Workshop

Taunton Conference Centre, Somerset College Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset

22nd May 2008 - 10.30am – 3.40pm

10.30 – 11.00

Registration, Tea and Coffee
11.00 – 11.15
Welcome and Introduction
Kate Holmes, SWLLN
Elaine Fisher, WVLLN
11.15 – 11.45
The Approachability of APEL
Annie Watts, UoP
Jane Campbell-Baigrie, UoP
11.45 – 12.30
APEL – Current and Developing Practice in the South West
Victoria Trachy, WVLLN
Kate Thomas, WVLLN
12.30 – 12.45
APEL Student Case Study
BA Business Administration Stage 3 Consultancy Group, UoP
12.45 – 1.30
1.30 – 2.10
A Competency Lexicon as an APEL Tool
Ian Sherriff, SWLLN
Greg Borne, SWLLN
2.10 – 2.30
Approaches to APEL within the HE & FE Curriculum and the Benefits to Recruitment
Barry Smith, HELP CETL
2.30 – 3.00
The Open University’s APEL Provision & Developments
Meriel Lee, OU
3.00 – 3.30
Workshop Session
3.30 – 3.40
Closing Remarks and Tea


SWLLN: South West Lifelong Learning Network
WVLLN: Western Vocational Lifelong Learning Network
UoP: University of Plymouth
HELP CETL: Higher Education Learning Partnerships Centre of Excellence in Learning and Teaching
OU: The Open University in the South West

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