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Capita announce their Preparing for the New A Levels: Content Design and Assessment Conference

June 27, 2014 - PRLog -- Our national A Level Exam Reform Conference is ideally timed ahead of phased implementation of the new A Levels from September 2015. With keynote addresses from the Department for Education and Ofqual, this event will provide a crucial insight into the reformed subject content and assessment to ensure you are prepared to implement the changes.

Do not miss this opportunity to help facilitate a smooth transition to the new A Levels, and give students the best chance of exam success and progression to progression to higher education, training or the world of work.

Our Expert Speakers Include:

• Keynote Address: Jenny Oldroyd, Lead for GCSE and A Level Reform, Department for Education
• Keynote Address: Jeremy Benson, Director of Policy, Ofqual
• Chair: Andrew Harland, Chief Executive, Examination Officers’ Association
• Isabel Nisbet, Executive Director, A Level Content Advisory Board (ALCAB)
• Kathryn Podmore, Principal, Birkenhead Sixth Form
•  Bridget Oeppen, Former Head of Geography and Geology, Hills Road Sixth Form and Member, Geography Panel, ALCAB
•  Margaret Farragher, Qualifications and Education Specialist, UCAS

Benefits of attending:

• Hear directly from the Department for Education on the A Level Reforms, and timelines for phased implementation of the new exams
• Gain insight into how Ofqual are redesigning the key features of A Levels
• Take away learning on how high achieving schools and sixth form colleges plan to prepare students for the more challenging exams from 2015
• Put your questions to experts from the ALCAB subject panels on recommendations for the new content in maths, geography and modern languages
• Learn from UCAS about how the reforms will impact on applications to university

For more information:

Visit: http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/public-sector-conferen...

Download the brochure: http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/pdfgen.html?filename=A...

Follow us on Twitter @capitaconf #capitaconf

Or contact: Rahel Gerezgiher – rahel.gerezgiher@capita.co.uk or 020 7960 7751

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