Training Calendar

Training Programme: Michaelmas Term 2015

Monday October 26th (3rd week), 4.30-6.30pm, Margaret Thatcher Centre, Somerville College

Programme:
4.30pm – Coffee and registration

5pm – Welcome

5.10-5.40pm – Parallel sessions
Introduction to Oxford outreach with schools (For new members of the network, or relative beginners to outreach)
Dr Eleanor Parker, Student Recruitment Officer, Undergraduate Admissions & Outreach Office & College Lecturer in Italian, St Anne’s College

OR
Academic taster sessions in context: how a school visit day works
(For network members with some experience of outreach)
Dr Foteini Dimirouli, Access Officer, Somerville College; Lecturer in Modern Greek

5.40-6.30pm – (all levels)
The Pathways Programme: http://www.pathways.ox.ac.uk
Whether you are new to outreach or are already a Pathways tutor, find out more about the different strands of this large-scale Oxford outreach project, its impact and how to get involved. The session will also include the chance to reflect on sample taster sessions used by early career academics in the project

6.45pm Networking drinks at the Rickety Press, Jericho

Book your place at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Dmmek8Qy7ngC1GsFu_1W9FWe1vjWtomfNXnBM5VjICE/viewform?c=0&w=1

Training Programme: Hilary Term 2015

Wednesday February 18th (5th week), 4.30-6.30pm, Margaret Thatcher Centre, Somerville College

Programme:

4.30pm – Coffee and registration

5-5.10pm – Welcome

5.10-5.50pm – Parallel sessions

Introduction to the UK education system and Oxford undergraduate admissions

(For new members of the network, or relative beginners to outreach)

Caitriona Woolhouse, Head of Student Recruitment, Undergraduate Admissions & Outreach Office, University of Oxford

OR

What motivates the higher education decisions of widening participation learners?

(For network members with some experience of outreach)

Anne-Marie Canning, Head of Widening Participation, King’s College London

5.50pm-6.30pm – Engaging researchers in outreach: Lessons and top tips from The Brilliant Club (all levels) The Brilliant Club: www.thebrilliantclub.org

6.45pm-8pm Networking drinks at the Royal Oak

To book a place for the training session, please fill in the form HERE.  After the session, participants are warmly invited to The Royal Oak on Woodstock Road from 6.45-8pm to network with each other and outreach staff from around the collegiate University. Whether or not you are able to come to the training session, please do come along and share your outreach and public engagement experience and find out more about how you can connect with schools work across the University.

Training Programme: Michaelmas Term 2014

Thursday 13 November, 16.30-18.30, Somerville College

  • An Introduction to Oxford outreach with schools (for beginners or those relatively new to outreach)
  • Age-appropriate academic taster sessions: best practice sharing (for those with some experience of outreach)
  • UNIQ Summer Schools: How to get involved with the University’s flagship residential summer school access programme, including sample taster content used by early career academics in the project
  • Out on the road for Oxford outreach: getting involved with the Student and Teachers’ Conferences

Following the success of previous sessions, we have once again arranged for post-training networking drinks from 18.30 at the Royal Oak.

Sign up to the training event now at http://bit.ly/1FVHNZr and if you haven’t already done so, feel free to add yourself to our database, which provides advance notice of future training events and outreach opportunities: http://bit.ly/ZCGU6x

If you are a network member at the University of Oxford, please click here to access the network SharePoint site where training resources can be found. Contact Eleanor at earlycareeroutreach@admin.ox.ac.uk if you are a member and don’t have access.

 

 

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