Teacher CPD Conferences

We offer an extensive programme of general and subject-specific conferences throughout the year. Our events are designed to support teachers and careers advisors in the classroom, provide updates on developments at the University and explore key issues affecting students applying to higher education.

Teachers and Advisors Conference 

Tuesday 21 May 2024 9.30am – 4pm
University of Leeds

Please note that in order to register you will need to request an access code. Please email the Education Outreach team at educationoutreach@leeds.ac.uk‚Äč to request an access code.

We anticipate significant interest in this event. Spaces are limited and schools that meet our Widening Participation (WP) criteria will take priority. Other schools will be added to a waiting list and will be contacted nearer the time if places are still available.

This annual event is designed to support staff who have specific responsibilities for progression and guidance to higher education. The day will be made up of plenary sessions plus a selection of breakout sessions for attendees to choose from. During refreshment breaks and lunch there will be the opportunity to visit our marketplace where there will be around six stands for you to visit and chat to staff about various aspects of university, plus an optional campus tour at the end of the day for anyone who wishes to attend.

The 2024 conference will be co-chaired by:

  • Professor Kenny McDowall, Dean for Student Education
  • Richard Kemp, Head of Access, Educational Engagement

Keynote speakers include:

  • UCAS – speaker to be confirmed
  • Professor Jeff Grabill, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Education, University of Leeds)

EPQ Teachers’ Conference

Monday 17 June 2024 9.30am – 4pm
University of Leeds

We are excited to be partnering again with the University of Southampton to deliver a free one-day EPQ Teachers' Conference on Monday 17 June 2024.

The conference is aimed at state schools/colleges seeking to develop and enhance their EPQ programmes. The event provides a space for teachers and other professionals to share their experiences, expertise and build valuable networks.

We are currently finalising the details of this year’s event however our last conference included sessions on ‘Social Mobility and the EPQ’, ‘Embedding the EPQ’, ‘Delivering and Supporting the EPQ’ and a Q&A session with the AQA exam board.

To gain an access code for tickets please email the Education Outreach team at educationoutreach@leeds.ac.uk

This conference and its programme will also take place at the University of Southampton on Tuesday 11 June.

Book tickets for the EPQ Teachers’ Conference in Southampton.

Tickets are limited so we encourage you to book early to avoid disappointment!

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