Festival of Skills

An inspiring three day CPD festival for the FE and skills sector


7 - 8 July, 2016

Enfield, London - Capel Manor College

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Vital CPD for professionals working in the further education and skills sector

The FE Week Festival of Skills at Capel Manor College is an inspiring two day CPD extravaganza for professionals working within the further education and skills sector and young people in London and surrounding areas.

Over two days the Festival of Skills will bring together the best of the sector’s most forward thinking advocates, practitioners of change, policy makers and educators, at what is set to become the leading forum for thought leadership, CPD and debate in the FE and skills sector.

If you are involved in, or passionate about the FE and skills sector, this festival is for you.

Festival goers will be inspired by our incredible speakers, enthused by our excellent workshops and stretched by stimulating debate and thought leadership.

Book your tickets today to the inspiring FE Week Festival of Skills.

Festival of Skills Partners

Main Partners

We are delighted to be working with the following organisations to bring you the biggest FE and Skills CPD event of the year.

BIS

BIS

This government department invests in skills and is responsible for apprenticeships.

BIS
City and Guilds

City and Guilds

Our qualifications are valued by employers across the world, helping individuals develop their talents and abilities for career progression.

City and Guilds
The Education and Training Foundation

The Education and Training Foundation

We work with teachers, leaders and businesses to help them deliver excellent Further and Vocational education.

The Education and Training Foundation
Capel Manor College

Capel Manor College

Capel Manor College is a leading education provider for those interested in plants, animals, flowers, trees and the environment.ry.

Capel Manor College
Summerhouse Events

Summerhouse Events

Summerhouse Events is a bespoke event management company designing and managing a wide range of events tailored to the education industry.

Summerhouse Events

Media partner

FE Week

FE Week

The only newspaper dedicated to the Further Education & Skills Sector.

FE Week

Partners

Society for Education and Training

Society for Education and Training

SET is a professional membership organisation of the Education and Training Foundation for practitioners working in the post-16 education and training sector.

Society for Education and Training

Festival exhibitors

About the Festival of Skills
The FE Week Festival of Skills is a new event from Summerhouse Events, the organisers of the prestigious The Telegraph Festival of Education at Wellington College, now in its seventh year and attracting over 5,000 attendees. The Festival of Skills will be developed in partnership with our key partners. We are delighted to be working with, City and Guilds who are our Headline Partner, The Education and Training Foundation who are our Lead Strategic Partner and Capel Manor College who are our Venue Partner.
Who is the Festival for?
Put simply The FE Week Festival of Skills is for anybody with an interest in the FE & skills sector - the breadth of content is designed to suit all levels of interests and expertise. The Festival is an inspiring professional development certified event featuring over 200 workshops for teachers, business support staff, managers and governors in the sector. It is designed to inspire all professionals and help keep pace within a rapidly changing and challenging professional environment.
When & where is the Festival?
The Festival will take-over the entirety of Capel Manor College’s stunning 74-acre site in North London, across two sunny summer days, 7-8 July 2016. Festival goers will also have the opportunity to explore Capel Manor College’s beautiful 34-acres of landscaped gardens, which include a walled garden, with pyracantha covering the library wall, a rock garden, a woodland walk with an ilex collection, a lake garden and a Zoo.

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Ticket options

One day Festival Ticket

Attendance for one day of the Festival of Skills.

£25 (+VAT) Book tickets

Two day Festival Ticket

Attendance for two days at the Festival of Skills. Book tickets to the Festival of Skills.

£40 (+VAT) Book tickets

Group bookings

The Festival is a great opportunity for colleagues and friends to enjoy CPD and for whole department to benefit from this exceptional and inspiring environment. We offer discounted ticket rates for groups of 5 or more. Save up to 40% off.

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AREA REVIEW SUMMIT

Attendance at the Area Review Summit on Thursday 7 July.

£255 Book now

Apprenticeship Funding Summit

Attendance at the Apprenticeship Funding Summit on Thursday 8 July.

£255 Book now

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