Regional Information Conferences

#asclinfo TwitterGet all the updates you need to know about the key national issues in one day from the ASCL Specialist team. These conferences are an essential event in all school leaders’ diaries.

Updates are likely to include:

  • national education policy

  • post-16 policy

  • qualifications, curriculum and assessment

  • primary assessment

  • funding

  • inspections

  • accountability measures, data and performance tables

  • pay and conditions

We will give you the most up-to-date information from our team of national experts.

Speakers

Speakers include:

Carl Ward, ASCL President 2017-18

Geoff Barton, ASCL General Secretary

Duncan Baldwin, ASCL Deputy Policy Director

Julia Harnden, ASCL Funding Specialist

Julie McCulloch, ASCL Primary and Governance Specialist

Suzanne O’Farrell, ASCL Curriculum and Assessment Specialist

Stephen Rollett, ASCL Inspections and Accountability Specialist

Fee

£230 (members)
£260 (non-members)

ASCL branch secretaries are entitled to a free place.

Dates

East of England
Tuesday 17 October 2017, The Cambridge Belfry, Cambourne

London and South East 1 *LIMITED PLACES*
Wednesday 18 October 2017, Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury

East Midlands
Thursday 2 November 2017, Hilton East Midlands Airport

North East
Tuesday 7 November 2017, Radisson Blu Durham

Yorkshire and The Humber
Wednesday 8 November 2017, Park Plaza Leeds City

West Midlands
Tuesday 14 November 2017, Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport

North West
Tuesday 21 November 2017, Radisson Blu Manchester Airport

South West
Tuesday 28 November 2017, Holiday Inn Taunton

London and South East 2
Wednesday 29 November 2017, Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury

Programme

8:30am

Meeting for Local Representatives

8:45am

Registration, refreshments, networking and exhibition

9:30am

Welcome and introduction

9:35am

General Secretary’s Address
Geoff Barton, ASCL General Secretary

10:05am

Education Funding
Julia Harnden, ASCL Funding Specialist

10:50am

Refreshment break and exhibition

11:10am

President’s Address
Carl Ward, ASCL President

11:30am

Making sense of accountability
Stephen Rollett, ASCL Inspections and Accountability Specialist

12:20pm

Lunch and exhibition

1:20pm

Primary assessment and accountability in 2017 and beyond
Julie McCulloch, ASCL Primary and Governance Specialist

1:50pm

Navigating the direction of travel for curriculum, assessment and qualification
Suzanne O’Farrell, ASCL Curriculum and Assessment Specialist

2:35pm

General update (topics include pay, pensions, workload and post-16)
Duncan Baldwin, ASCL Deputy Director of Policy

3:10pm

Close

3:15pm Opportunity for individual Q&A with available specialists
3:45pm Finish

GCSEPod sponsorComments from previous delegates:

"Great speakers. You ‘don’t know’ what you ‘don’t know’ until someone tells you!"

"I always find these useful as they concisely summarise important issues – for action back at school"