Regional Information Conference 2017 - East Midlands

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08:45 - 16:00, 2 November 2017 East Midlands

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Get 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.


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Speakers

Carl Ward, ASCL President 2017-18

Geoff Barton, ASCL General Secretary

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

Malcolm Trobe, ASCL Director of Public Affairs

Programme (provisional)

8:30am

Meeting for Local Representatives

8:45am

Registration, refreshments, networking and exhibition

9:30am

Welcome and introduction
Dr Terry Allcott, ASCL Regional Officer – East Midlands Region

9:35am

General Secretary’s Address
Geoff Barton, ASCL General Secretary

10:05am

National funding formula – mind the gap
Julia Harnden, ASCL Funding Specialist

10:50am

Refreshment break and exhibition

11:10am

President’s Address
Carl Ward, ASCL President

11:30am

Sense and Accountability
Stephen Rollett, ASCL Inspections and Accountability Specialist

12:20pm

Lunch and exhibition

1:20pm

Primary assessment and accountability: key information for primary and secondary leaders
Julie McCulloch, ASCL Primary and Governance Specialist

2:00pm

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

2:45pm

General update (topics include pay, pensions, workload and post-16)
Malcolm Trobe, ASCL Director of Public Affairs

3:20pm

Close

3:25pm Opportunity for individual Q&A with available specialists
3:45pm Finish

 

£230 (members) | £260 (non-members)

Hilton East Midlands Airport, Junction 24, M1, Derby Road, Derby DE74 2YW

 

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

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

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