The Education Liaison and Events Team value establishing and maintaining relationships with Teachers, Sixth Form / College Staff and Careers Advisers.
Each year Edge Hill University offer a number of engaging and topical opportunities for staff regarding the changes to the sector, as well as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities, as detailed below.
Policy Unwrapped is a series of termly sessions aimed at those who work in an education setting and is designed to provide an impartial commentary on the purpose and impact of higher education policy. With expect opinion, insightful comment and valuable networking opportunities, Policy Unwrapped is a must for those who want to stay abreast of sector developments and support their students in HE decision making. Registration and arrival refreshments takes place from 4.30pm, with the Policy Unwrapped session from 5.30pm, followed by an informal evening meal. Recent `Policy Unwrapped` evenings have focussed on “Changes to Initial Teacher Training” and “The Future of Information, Advice and Guidance”.
Details of upcoming Policy Unwrapped evenings >>
Open Evenings / Professional Development
Edge Hill University’s Faculty of Education offers a broad range of opportunities for qualified and unqualified members of the school workforce through staff CPD, including Subject Knowledge Enhancement, Early Years Teacher Status, and Professional Development modules. More information can be found at www.edgehill.ac.uk/education . The Faculty of Education hold a series of Open Evenings throughout the year at the main Ormskirk campus and outreach centres, details of which are available at: https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/undergraduate/events/education.
Academic Department Links
The Education Liaison and Events Team recognise that subject staff may wish to liaise directly with corresponding academic staff at Edge Hill University. This is something we try to facilitate where possible, and would ask in the first instance that you contact the Education Liaison Officer responsible for your area.
Brightside online resources – Brightside UNIAID is an education charity who create, develop and manage online mentoring projects, and other online tools and resources
Career Camel – a central platform designed to equip young people with the knowledge to make informed decisions about their future.