Monday 27 March 2017
Voluntary Sector North West: Leading in Learning

Leading in Learning
Lunchtime Seminar, Warrington Gateway, 85-101 Sankey Street, Warrington WA1 1SR,
27th March 2017, Noon-3.15pm

This free lunchtime workshop is for Trustees and Leaders of Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) training and learning providers operating in the North West of England.
The aim is to provide a legal and policy overview in order to inform effective leadership and governance.

This is a partnership event between VSNW, the NW Association of Colleges, and Bates Wells & Braithwaite consultancy and legal practice.

Leading in Learning - Agenda
12.00- Lunch and networking
12.30 Welcome and introductions – Warren Escadale, VSNW Chief Executive
12.40 Julian Blake, Partner and Joint Head of Charity & Social Enterprise, Bates Wells Braithwaite
Legal high-level overview of the roles and responsibilities of leaders and trustees of learning and training providers. On booking, participants will have the chance to shape content. The intention is to look beyond the basic principles of governance, and the tendency to highlight risk, to a balanced perspective highlighting the proactive aspects of leading a learning provider.
1.40 Q&A
2.00 Richard Caulfield, Director NW Association of Colleges, and Warren Escadale
The VCSE training and learning provider landscape is undergoing yet another fundamental shift. This session will provide an overview of the developing policy context looking in particular at the challenges and potential opportunities.
2.40 Q&A
3.00 Close/Informal discussions about next steps

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