Great turnout at our Fit for Purpose Professionals...

PARN Global News Article - 26 April 2012

Great turnout at our Fit for Purpose Professionals Conference

Great turnout at our Fit for Purpose Professionals Conference

Fit for Purpose Professionals:
Exploring new entry routes to the professions

Toni Fazaeli, Chief Executive of the Institute for Learning, chaired our recent conference which explored new entry routes to the professions.

We welcomed speakers from organisations at the frontier of professional learning to provide case studies, advice and fresh and interesting approaches to assessing competence.

You can download all the speaker's presentations, workshop notes and debate summary on our networking site PARNPeople.com:


Research into Vocational Learning
Will Hanson, Research Team at PARN

Getting Ofqual Accreditation
Linda Hausmanis, Head of Awarding Organisation at BIFM

Flexible Routes to Professional Qualification
David Lloyd Roach, Director of Membership at ICE

ACCA/Oxford Brookes Partnership

Alan Hatfield, Director - Learning at ACCA

Academic Perspective on Work-Based Learning
Dr Darryll Bravenboer, Associate Dean Academic Development at Middlesex University

Debate on 'Do professionals need a degree?'

Dr Peter Carter, Chief Executive & General Secretary at RCN
Jon Prichard, Chief Executive at The Engineering Council
Robin Vaughn, Executive Director at CIMA
Tom Macdonald, Quality & Standards Manager at SRA

Education and Employers Taskforce
Dr Anthony Mann, Director of Policy and Research at E&E

Sponsors for the conference include:

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