About This Webinar
Join Bett, Ajenta and USP College (Essex, England) for an in-depth case study to learn how this forward-thinking, two-campus FE College supports high quality, real-time learning remotely and face to face.

• Hear how they maintain human interaction and social contact during real-time teaching, ensuring that attainment levels do not drop off.
• Discover how learners remain engaged and immersed in teaching and other interactions.
• See how USP College’s new immersive classrooms (powered by Vscene) have enabled them to share expertise across two campuses so they can run the widest possible programme of qualifications to meet learner demand and enhance the student experience.

During this webinar key members of the USP College and Ajenta teams will share their journey to create a digital strategy that future-proofs learning accessibility and channels innovation through learning and immersive technologies. You’ll be able to ask them questions to feed into your own contingency planning.
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    John Wilson
    Co Founder & CEO, Ajenta
    Ajenta is the provider of the global Vscene platform for education and research (previously operated by Jisc) and has been a trusted advisor on collaborative technology for more than 20 years; driving digital innovation across education, research and healthcare

    Vscene connects classrooms over real-time, immersive video to a wider community of schools, colleges, universities and industry partners to enable collaborative learning and teaching. Vscene programmes are actively helping thousands of schools and colleges to deliver curriculum equity, subject enhancement and build skills for life-long learning. Ajenta work closely with institutions on the design and deployment of effective and inclusive learning programmes that support existing pedagogies and enhance learning pathways by adopting a community-based approach to education design.
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    Christel McCarthy
    Project Manager - USP College
    Christel has 19 years of project support, operational management and executive assistant experience gained from both the public and private sector including the NHS, Local Councils and large scale corporate Law Firms. Now solely focusing on project support and management at USP College, she strives to get the best from both people and processes and prides herself on her ability to organise and lead a variation of different projects simultaneously.
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    Dan Pearson
    Principal & CEO - USP College
    Dan has 20 years’ experience working in education, having spent the past decade in senior leadership roles. Dan gained his qualification in Strategic Leadership from the University of Oxford, and prides himself on his open, creative and innovative approach to driving improvements in educational quality and outcomes.

    Dan is the Chairman of the Federation of Essex Colleges (FEDEC).
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    James Parker
    Head of Education Improvement- USP College
    James has spent the past decade working in the FE sector as a science teacher, Head of Department for STEM and more recently heading up the Quality and Teaching and Learning team. He has spent the past 4 years working closely with college curriculum and quality teams to reimagine the role of technology within education through promoting experimentation, innovation and the diffusion and sharing of best practice. James is key interests are in evolving from teacher centred, lecture-based lessons to student centred, interactive learning environments through the use of technology.
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    Moderator: Sarah Marshall
    Global Head Content, Bett Portfolio