ASCL Conference for New Headteachers 2024

 Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury

"A very well-structured day with so much choice on offer and a variety of delivery modes to keep it engaging. Feel very inspired and reassured." Delegate feedback, 2023

Suitable for colleagues taking on their first headship/head of school position from September 2024 and those who started their first headship in the last 6 to 12 months in either primary or secondary. The conference will also be very helpful for colleagues taking on an Acting/Interim Headteacher role.

This unique conference combines the experience of established headteachers, the latest policy thinking, and practical tips to help you make a successful transition to headship.

Set in the context of the first 100 days of headship and beyond, the conference will help you establish a firm platform for balancing the creation and delivery of your vision for your school with the everyday challenges and demands of headship.

The programme is currently under development, however, it will feature a mix of keynotes and roundtable discussions with serving school leaders on key issues, enabling you to create a toolkit of advice and ongoing support as you start your new role.
 
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Pepe Di'lasio

ASCL General Secretary

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Manny Botwe

ASCL Vice President 2023-24 and Headteacher, Tytherington School, Macclesfield

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Evelyn Forde MBE

ASCL Immediate Past President 2023-24

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John Camp OBE

ASCL President 2023-24 and CEO, The Compass Partnership of Schools

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Sinead McBrearty

CEO, Education Support

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Neil Renton

Headteacher, North Yorkshire

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Marie-Claire Bretherton

Deputy CEO, Waterton Academy Trust

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£250 + VAT per person

*Early bird rate: 10% discount for bookings received by 28 February 2024*

08:30       Registration and refreshments
         
09:30       Welcome and introductions
         
09:40       Keynote
Pepe Di’Iasio, ASCL General Secretary
         
10:00       What to expect in the first 100 days
Josh Deery, Headteacher, Harris Lowe Academy
         
10:30       Roundtable Discussion Session 1/2
Each session will last 20 minutes and delegates can attend two discussions
         
11:15       Refreshment break
         
11:45       New School Leader: What now?
Neil Renton, Associate Headteacher, Harrogate Grammar School
         
12:10       Panel session: I wish I did it five years ago - changes you wish you’d made earlier
John Camp, ASCL President and CEO, The Compass Partnership of Schools
Manny Botwe, ASCL Vice President, Headteacher, Tytherington School
Tanya Douglas, Headteacher, Chace Community School      
Chaired by Evelyn Forde MBE, ASCL Immediate Past President
         
12:40       Lunch
         
13:40       The Long Term Perspective
Sinead McBrearty, CEO, Education Support
         
14:10       Roundtable Discussion Session 3/4
Each session will last 20 minutes and delegates can attend two discussions
         
14:50       Refreshment break
         
15:10       Imperfect Leadership
Marie-Claire Bretherton, Deputy CEO and author of Imperfect Leadership in Action
         
15:45       Close

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