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Next steps for the Turing Scheme - implementation so far, growing international partnerships and the role of FE, and widening social and economic benefits

April 2022

Price: £95 PLUS VAT

This conference will discuss progress, priorities, challenges, and opportunities for implementing the Turing Scheme, the UK Government’s replacement for Erasmus+.

Areas for discussion include:

  • implementation - transitioning from Erasmus+ - student support - accessibility - bidding and the application process - the impact of the pandemic
  • access and participation - awareness, and support for students with disabilities and from disadvantage backgrounds
  • the FE sector - engagement and participation within the scheme - apprenticeships - the impact of FE students
  • university partnerships - the global outlook - maximising benefits - contribution to international student mobility
  • achieving positive impact - language and culture - skills and employability - social mobility
  • the outlook for international exchange - incoming students - global partnerships - next steps

We are pleased to be able to include keynote sessions with: Steve Woodfield, Head of Whitehall Stakeholder Engagement (Education), The British Council; Charley Robinson, Head of Global Mobility Policy, Universities UK International; and Emma Meredith, International Director, Association of Colleges - along with contributions from Professor Murali Chandrashekaran, Vice-Provost, International, University of British Columbia; Dorota Maciejowska, Chair, Academic Exchange and Mobility Working Group, The Coimbra Group; and Laura van Voorst Vader, Education and Science Attaché, Embassy of The Kingdom of the Netherlands in the United Kingdom.

The conference will be an opportunity for stakeholders to consider the issues alongside key policy officials who are due to attend from DfE;  DIT; Home Office; IfATE; BEIS; the IPO; The Scottish Government; and the Welsh Government.

This pack includes

  • Dropbox video recording of the conference
  • PDF transcript of the discussion, including all speaker remarks and Q&A
  • PDFs of speakers' slide material (subject to permission)
  • PDFs of the delegate pack, including speaker biographies and attendee list
  • PDFs of delegate articles