It oversees all education and continuing professional development (CPD) needs and is responsible for the:
- development of the Life CPD programme and forward event planning
- monitoring and evaluating events
- oversight and guidance of the Life Conference Organising Committee
- working with the Education Board on developments in the life practice area which impact on the examination syllabus and education needs of members
- review of core reading in accordance with the annual timetable.
Membership is drawn from a broad cross-section of the life community to ensure a spectrum of specialties and topics are represented
Membership of the Lifelong Learning (Life) Sub-committee 2021/2022:
- Ross Evans (Chair)
- Michelle Lister (Deputy Chair)
- Ian Boyd
- Kim Durniat
- Martin Elliot
- Jody Glennie
- Rob Merry
- Robert Smith
- Dom Veney
The Sub-committee operates within a Terms of Reference as laid out in the Governance Manual.
How to join the Lifelong Learning (Life) Sub-committee
All vacancies arising on Boards and their Sub-committees are advertised on our volunteer vacancies web page. Further information for volunteers, including tips on how to chair a meeting, can be found in the Volunteer Information Pack (VIP).
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Frank Redington is recognised as one of the most influential actuaries of all time. In this talk, Craig will review some of Redington's most important ideas. He will identify the consistent actuarial principles that form a common thread across the contributions Redington made to a broad range of actuarial fields, and will highlight the ongoing relevance of Redington's thinking to 21st century actuarial practice.
The IFoA Mental Health working party look back over their week of blogs and podcasts considering all aspects of the relationship between mental health and life insurance. The expert panel spans adviser, underwriter and actuarial experience and they explore triggers for purchasing insurance relating to mental health, the various routes to insurance and how these may be more suited to different people depending on their conditions and preferences, the products and processes involved in purchasing these as well as what claims and support are available to policyholders and how to access them.
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