From: Kenneth Aitchison [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Paving the Way Forward for Archaeology and its Skills: a one day conference examining skills and pay in the archaeological profession, organised by Prospect with the IFA, will be an important platform for debate on the interlinked issues of professional training and reward.
Speakers from Prospect and the IFA will introduce and contribute to discussion in the following sessions at this one day conference:
Archaeology today - are we trapped in the past?
What would real career progression for archaeology look like?
Getting the skills you need for your future
Union Learning - delivering on skills and careers
Bargaining for change - real pay for real work
A manifesto for archaeology
The conference will take place from 10.00 - 16.00 on Saturday May 31 at the Hillscourt Conference Centre, Birmingham.
There will be no fee for delegates to the conference who are Prospect, Unison or AUT members (the fee for non-union delegates is £5.00). Travel for Prospect members will be reimbursed - please bring your emmbership card.
To register for the conference, please contact Becky Wright at
75-79 York Road
or [log in to unmask]
Head of Training and Standards
Institute of Field Archaeologists
tel: 0114-281 0904
fax: 0870-126 7203
mob: 0780-389 5033