Plenary session


Developing a right to lifelong learning

Rob Humphreys, Member of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

Visions, Priorities and Action

Kay Martin, Principal, Cardiff and Vale College

Fiona Aldridge, Director, Policy & Research, Learning and Work Institute

Workshop sessions

Motivations, aspirations and barriers to adult learning

Mark Jones, DACE, Swansea University

What makes Cork a UNESCO Learning City

William McAuliffe, Cork Learning City

Evidencing the impact of family learning

Cath Harcula, National Family Learning Forum (England); Helen Plant, Learning and Work Institute

Laura Phillips, Springboard – Pembrokeshire Council

Equality of opportunity – trade unions widening access to workplace skills

Deri Bevan, Wales TU

Developing a learner voice

Martyn Reed, Adult Learning Wales

Calvin Lees, Kay Smith, Learning and Work Institute

Progression pathways from informal to formal learning

Lynette Thomas, The Open University; Cindy Hunt & Glenda Tinney, Universities of Wales Trinity Saint David; Jane Ellis, First Campus

Creating a culture of lifelong learning

Judith James, Swansea University; Amy Hawkins & Kay Piper, Swansea Council