Promoting Quality in Teacher Education

2019 UCET Annual Conference

Date(s): Tuesday 5 to Wednesday 6 November 2019
Venue: Crowne Plaza, Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6YR
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The 2019 UCET annual conference took place on 5-6th November at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Selections from the conference programme are now available to download (see 'Downloads' opposite).

Keynote Speakers

Keynote presenters were:

There was a dedicated special research strand this year on 5 key topic themes in focus: security, risk and citizenship;forced migration and education: working with newly arrived young people and families; pupil "ready-ness" v. school "ready-ness"; education “post truth” and race/class/gender/sexuality.

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The UCET 2019 Annual Conference is over, but you can still catch up with all the Keynote presentation videos that our headline partners, ONVU Learning, have exclusively prepared for UCET members. Visit the dedicated page and learn more about the recently launched Initial Teacher Training Core Content Framework (ITTCCF), explained in detail by Sam Twiselton & James Noble-Roger, and much more. So please visit their website and watch the videos at the bottom of the page.

Photographs from the conference can be viewed on Flickr (including a video of the tribute act, Dusty Springfield). Many thanks to Jas Sansi for his professionalism and talent.

The UCET Lifetime Achievement Award

Linda LaVelle, Peter Gilroy, James Noble-Rogers and Sean Cavan

This year saw the presentation of the first UCET Lifetime Achievement award, which was presented to Professor Peter Gilroy by Professor Linda la Velle (University of Plymouth). The text of the presentation speech is available to download and read from the sidebar.