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Creative Engagement: HE and the Diploma in Creative and Media

London College of Fashion
26 March 2009 09:45-16:30

 A one day conference to explore the how Higher Education can contribute to and benefit from the Diploma in Creative and Media through:

  •  Continuous professional development
  • Student mentoring
  • Curriculum planning and delivery
  • Evaluation and strategic partnership working
  • New progression routes into creative learning and workplaces


9.45am    Registration and refreshments

10.30am  Welcome: Mark Crawley. Director of Widening Participation, Progression and the National Arts Learning Network, University of    the Arts London  

Keynote address: Sir Mike Tomlinson, Diploma Champion for schools and colleges

11.30     Workshops

12.30     Lunch

1.30pm  Keynote address: Sir John Hegarty, Chairman and Worldwide Director of Bartle, Bogel and Hegarty

2.15pm  Workshops

3.15pm  Networking and refreshments

Learning from Learners: How Higher Education can support Diploma consortium through Continuous Professional Development - Jon Wardle, Director of the Centre of Excellence in Media Practice at Bournemouth University 

Unit Delivery: How London College of Communication and the Ideas Foundation have piloted elements of the Diploma’s principal learning units Darren Wilkinson-Mawer, Lead Tutor and Freelance Designer for Ted Baker 

Strategic Planning: Higher Education role in partnership funding and progression using student associates and university facilities Les Barrett, Creative Industries Co-ordinator, Aimhigher Northwest and Deborah Davidson, Project Manager, Ideas Foundation Northwest 

Knowledge Sharing: How Diploma and learning can act as a catalyst for knowledge sharing, cultural change and partnership development between HE, schools and colleges Professor Anne Bamford, Director of the Engine Room at the University of the Arts London 

Booking a place: please contact Ellen Anderson on 020 7514 8853 or email: The registration fee is £25 (non-refundable) and invoices will be sent after 26/03/2009

Contact Name:
Ellen Anderson
Contact Telephone:
020 7514 8853
Contact Email:

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