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Art & Design Conference 2015 – Beyond the studio

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Published date 28 April 2015

Photos from Beyond the Studio, 24 April 2015. Photos by Taf Masendu

On 24 April 2015, representatives from around 60 Centres attended UAL Awarding Body’s conference for Level 1 Art, Design & Media, Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design and Level 3 Diploma & Extended Diploma in Art & Design exploring contexts Beyond the Studio.

Delegates were given presentations on important policy updates and creative methods of delivery from a variety of speakers including, Miriam Craik-Horan (Design Museum), Ruben Hale (UAL Awarding Body), Martin Vella (Senior External Moderator), Ian Thompson (UAL Widening Participation), Amanda Lowery (South Gloucestershire and Stroud College), Sarah Atkinson and Peter Herman (UAL Awarding Body) and concluding with an inspirational presentation by artist and designer, Margot Bowman.

The day ended with a drinks, canapés and networking on The Terrace at London College of Fashion.

You can find links to each speaker’s presentation below:

Amanda Lowery – Standardising across pathways at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (PDF 6.8MB)
Margot Bowman (PDF 2.2MB)
Martin Vella – National benchmark data evaluation (PDF 1.1MB)
Miriam Craik-Horan – Using the Design museum to support qualification delivery.pdf (PDF 10.8MB)
Ruben Hale – Continuing professional development from UAL Awarding Body (2.2MB)
Sarah Atkinson and Peter Herman – Assessment policy update and grade exemplification matrices (PDF 840KB)