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ASCL’s Annual Conference is a highlight of the educational calendar. Whether you’re an established or aspiring school leader, member or non-member, we look forward to welcoming you to another inspiring and informative event.

The conference returns to the ICC Birmingham on 13 and 14 March 2020.

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Keynote speakers

We are delighted to confirm that Dylan Wiliam, Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment at the UCL Institute of Education will be a keynote speaker at ASCL Annual Conference 2020.

Keynote Dylan Wiliam

Other speakers include Rachael Warwick, ASCL President 2019-20 and Geoff Barton, ASCL General Secretary.
More speakers to be announced shortly.

Conference fee

Early bird gold package now available*

Gold package includes two full days of conference plus attendance at the Annual Dinner on Friday evening.

Member  |  £430  £399
Non-Member  |  £470  £425

*Offer available between 24 June and 31 July 2019. Gold package only.


Silver package includes one day of conference, keynote sessions, a choice of workshops, exhibition entry, lunch and refreshments.

Member  |  £199
Non-Member  |  £250

A 25% discount is available on group bookings of three or more delegates.

Bookings must be made at the same time to qualify for the discounted rate. Please note that the group booking discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.

Exceptional two days


The Conference is non-residential and accommodation is not included in the conference fee.

Accommodation (if required) can be booked through our agent, Reservation Highway. We have several hotels near the International Convention Centre (ICC) to suit all tastes and budgets. Details of all available accommodation and rates will be sent with confirmation of your place.

T: +44 (0)1423525577

If you have any queries with your accommodation booking, please contact Reservation Highway.


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HIghlights from 2019


with thanks to Tempest Photography

The best CPD

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