Progression Conference 2019

On Thursday 4 July 2019 we are holding our annual Progression Conference at our Kedleston Road site. The conference is free of charge and is suitable for school and college teaching staff, careers advisors, guidance staff and anyone with an interest in the progression of students.

100%of attendees rated the conference as very good or excellent**Feedback taken from the 2018 Progression Conference evaluation
92%of attendees rated the key note speakers as very good or excellent**Feedback taken from the 2018 Progression Conference evaluation

Date: Thursday 4 July
Location: University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB 
Time: 09:00 - 15:30

The day will include:

Keynote speeches

Professor Kathryn Mitchell, University of Derby Vice-Chancellor
Professor Kathryn Mitchell joined the University of Derby as Vice-Chancellor in September 2015. She will be welcoming our guests to the University and providing an update on the current HE landscape.

Baasitt Siddiqui, Managing Director, Siddiqui Education Ltd
Baasit Siddiqui will be sharing his journey from Education to Entertainer through his ten years of teaching experience and his unique television connections, and showing how he has combined both of these areas in the world of business through his "Let's Pitch It" workshops for disadvantaged students.

Workshops and networking opportunities

The conference will include a choice of workshops from three strands:

The conference will also be a chance to network with academic and support teams from across the University, and other teachers and careers advisors.

Feedback from our Progression Conference 2018

"I now know more about the degrees available to the students I support. Finding out about the joint honours with foundation year has been really helpful."

"I hope to use some of the strategies to improve the aspirations and resilience of our students."

"I know more about what Derby has to offer, updated knowledge on Student Finance and a variety of other areas."

*Feedback taken from the evaluation at the Progression Conference 2018


Register your interest

To register your interest in the Progression Conference 2019, follow the link below.

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