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Teachers Conference Opening title slide. Highlight and overwrite dummy title. Restrict yourself to a maximum of 3 lines. This text is set to align at the bottom. Do not change the fonts or sizes used.
Centenary year New CEO – Allen Blewitt 100,000th new member launch of ACCA2007 launch of ACCA Realise ACCA highlights
9,500 new members 63,000 new students 300 MBA students 382 UCRS tuition providers in 60 countries 157 CBE centres running 5,000 Professional Scheme exams and 12,000 Technician exams 18 Joint Examination Scheme partners ACCA highlights in 2004 (continued)
1970 13,000 members 21,000 students 1980 23,000 members 62,000 students 1990 37,000 members 86,000 students 1995 47,000 members 123,000 students Now 100,000 members 225,000 students
110,000 students wrote examinations in 340 centres in 130 countries producing 250,000 scripts to be marked June 2004 Examination Session
Received and responded to: 8,700 letters 22,000 faxes 330,000 telephone calls 470,000 emails 40% increase in the number of emails received by ACCA Connect in 2004 ACCA Connect
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What is continuing professional development (CPD)? CPD is the continuous maintenance, development and enhancement of the professional and personal knowledge and skills which ACCA members require throughout their working lives
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10,000 member and 400 employer online survey responses 50 workshops attended by almost 450 members across 30 countries One-to-one meetings with employers
Extensive consultation Alberta Vancouver Toronto Jamaica Barbados Trinidad Guyana Dublin UK Czech Republic Russia Beijing Pakistan Shanghai Vietnam Malaysia Hong Kong Singapore Sri Lanka Gambia Ghana Uganda Malawi Mauritius South Africa Botswana Zambia Sydney Kuwait Oman UAE Bahrain
Extensive consultation 89% say that CPD should be relevant to current/future employment 89% say that the scheme should be flexible in terms of the types of CPD activities available 83% say that new skills and experience gained through the scheme should be recognised by employers 83% want minimal administration 87% want a transparent scheme which reassures the public and employers
A phased approach Phase 1 CPD Period 1 Jan 2005 to 31 Dec 2005 Members admitted since 1 Jan 2001 Phase 2 CPD Period 1 Jan 2006 to 31 Dec 2006 Members admitted between 1 Jan 1995 and 31 Dec 2000 Phase 3 CPD Period 1 Jan 2007 to 31 Dec 2007 All remaining members
ACCA Realise Approved employer route Members who participate in an approved employers development scheme will automatically meet ACCAs CPD requirement Members will complete a simple annual return No requirement to track and determine unit allocations for CPD activities
ACCA Realise Unit Scheme route 40 units completed and recorded per annum 21 of the 40 units must be verifiable One unit = one hour Carry forward principle Annual CPD return Evidence of CPD to be retained for three years ACCA inspection
What constitutes CPD and opportunities for tuition providers Work-based eg mentoring, coaching and discussion groups Research/reading/presenting eg reading technical material E-learning eg online learning Courses/events eg courses, conferences and workshops
Oxford Brookes Degree ACCA2007 new syllabus consultation Examiners presentations including Q&A sessions Conference Programme
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