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Degree Apprenticeships: Closing the Gap Between University and the Workplace

Northumbria University


RegisterThis half day conference will help capture the opportunities surrounding Higher and Degree Apprenticeships, provide a forum to share institutional learning, and provide a space for colleagues to share best practice and learn about the work that is going on within the University.


10am - Arrival

10.30am - Start

- Welcome – Professor Andrew Wathey

- Degree Apprenticeships at Northumbria – Professor Peter Francis

- Keynote speech by Catherine McKinnel, MP for Newcastle North and co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Apprenticeships

- Presentations from Northumbria staff at the forefront of developing Degree Apprenticeships including case studies illustrating the different models of DA's

- Information about Degree Apprenticeship professional support services

- Workshops exploring the distinctive pedagogy and learning opportunities presented by the apprentice/employer/University relationship

1pm - Lunch and Networking

Event Details

Northumbria University
Business Hub, 3rd Floor,
Room 304, Sandyford Building
Newcastle upon Tyne


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