2018 Conference Update/ Call for Steering Committee members

Welcome to the official website for the Reimagining Further Education Conferences.

The 3rd annual conference was held on 27 June, 2018 at Birmingham City University. Both organisers and participants were were pleased with the results. Keynote speakers sharpened and challenged our thinking, and working group participants created important new visions for the sector. Our gratitude is extended to everyone who brought their passion, inspiration and imagination to a successful day, including keynote speakers, conveners and participants.

A special edition of the open access CSPACE Journal with reports from the working groups and think pieces from the keynotes will be available in early autumn 2018. This will be a good opportunity to engage with creative approaches envisioned by the working groups. We’ll update the website with these articles as soon as they are published.

In the meanwhile, we are casting our minds forward to #ReimagineFE19 with a Call for Expressions of Interest to join the #ReimagineFE Steering Committee. After 3 successful conferences, the time has come to turn over organisation of the next conference to the wider FE community. BCU are pleased to continue hosting and Suzanne Savage and Matt O’Leary will retain an executive role in coordinating the conference, but the vision and development rightly belong to those of you who are working in the further education sector.

With this in mind, we are calling for Expressions of Interest to join a new Steering Committee comprised of approximately 5-7 people. Click here to download information about responsibilities of the steering committee and instructions for expressing interest in joining. The deadline is midnight on 7 October, 2018.