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  • Human Trafficking A One Day Conference

    Tuesday, 28 October 2014

    A one day conference about human trafficking

    Venue: The University of Worcester Arena

    This conference is designed to raise awareness of human trafficking and enable participants to understand the UK legislative response. It includes interactive input from speakers and covers:

    - Internationally agreed definitions of Human Trafficking
    - Internal and cross border trafficking
    - UK Trafficking legislation
    - Identification Criteria
    - Victim Focused vs Process Focused responses and best practice
    - The National Referral Mechanism (NRM)
    - Victim Care

    Target audience: This conference is aimed at front line practitioners from statutory agencies and voluntary organisations, researchers, academics and students interested in the topic of trafficking as well as trainee professionals in health and social care fields

    Cost: £95 (to include course materials, refreshments, lunch and a certificate of attendance)

    To book a place please contact Esther Dobson: e.dobson@worc.ac.uk 01905 855147

  • Gain Qualified Teacher Status Assessment-Only Route (AOR) Information Event

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014

    Venue: University of Worcester, St John's Campus
    Room: Conference Centre – CC004
    Time: 14.15 - 15.30
    Refreshments will be available from 14.00.

    The event is aimed at unqualified teachers and Higher Learning Teaching Assistants who have a degree and a wealth of teaching experience.

    The event will focus on
    - Entry requirements ( including information on the nature of the second school experience)
    - The application process
    - The interview process
    - The 12-week assessment process

    The session is free and is open to anyone with a University Honours degree or in final year. If you have any questions about the Taster Event or would like to book a place please contact: assessmentonly@worc.ac.uk

  • Modern Languages PGCE Taster Event

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014

    Venue: University of Worcester, St John's Campus
    Room: BY1148
    Time: 11.15 - 13.00

    The event is aimed at students who have a degree in Modern Languages or who will complete their degree at the end of this Academic year and native speakers. We are able to offer the following subjects: French, French with Italian, French with German or German with French, French with Spanish or Spanish with French.

    • Excellent employment rates for PGCE trainee teachers in Modern Languages
    • High quality programme and innovative teaching
    • High Level of support from university tutors and school mentors
    • Generous bursaries available

    The session is free. If you have any questions about the Taster Event or would like to book a place please contact: i.schafer@worc.ac.uk

  • Open Day

    Friday, 31 October 2014

    Time: 12pm - 4pm

    The best way to find out what it’s really like to be a student at the University of Worcester is to come along to one of our Open Events. Our Open Events include presentations, displays and tours, but most importantly, you’ll have the chance to meet some of our current staff and students.

    Visit the Open Days page to find out more and book your place.

  • Open Day

    Saturday, 01 November 2014

    Time: 10am - 3pm

    The best way to find out what it’s really like to be a student at the University of Worcester is to come along to one of our Open Events. Our Open Events include presentations, displays and tours, but most importantly, you’ll have the chance to meet some of our current staff and students.

    Visit the Open Days page to find out more and book your place.

  • Professorial Lecture Series

    Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - Wednesday, 03 December 2014

    Tickets to these free events are on a 'first come, first served basis' and can be collected from the formation Pod on Level 1 at The Hive or the University of Worcester's main reception in St John's.

    Future events:

    Wednesday 1 October 5.30pm

    Professor Stephen Parker will give his lecture on

    What is religious education and why should it be taught in schools

    Wednesday 5 November 5.30pm

    Professor Howard Cox delivers his lecture on

    Why Austerity Britain Gorged on Magazines: the making of a monopoly in the UK popular magazine industry?

    The final lecture in the series will be delivered by Professor Jean Webb

    Wednesday 3 December 5.30pm

    on

    Devouring Books: food and fiction for children.

    If you have missed any of the lectures in the series and would like to view them you can click here and, provided your computer has iTunes, you can watch them for free.