NI Ann Conf 2017

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£170 members | £210 non-members
Accommodation: £99pp B&B (21 November)
Annual Dinner: £30pp

ASCL Northern Ireland Annual Conference 2017 is an exceptional opportunity for you as school and college leaders to get up to date with the latest in education policy and practice, to discuss and challenge the current and future landscape, as well as invest time in your own professional development.

Leading Schools for Impact and Purpose will explore key challenges for school and college leaders and is specifically tailored for the needs of education in Northern Ireland. 

With our inspiring programme featuring expert speakers and workshop facilitators, this year’s conference has a strong focus on proposing practical solutions and strategies for you to take back to your school or college, thereby maximising the impact for you, your team and your students.

An unmissable event in the education calendar - book your place today. Book now 

Speakers

Geoff Barton, ASCL General Secretary

Andy Buck, Managing Director, Leadership Matters

Derek Baker, Permanent Secretary, Department of Education

Dawson Stelfox MBE, Conservation Architect and Mountaineer

Dermot Mullan, ASCL Northern Ireland President

Julia Harnden, ASCL Funding Specialist

Stephen Casey, ASCL Pensions Specialist

Clare Bates, Carson McDowell Solicitors

Sarah Burrows, Cleaver Fulton Rankin Solicitors

Jayne Thompson, PTA UK

Programme

Tuesday 21 November 2017

19.00

Annual General Meeting
(ASCL Northern Ireland members only)

19.45

President’s Drinks Reception

20.30

Annual Dinner

Wednesday 22 November 2017

08.50

Registration and refreshments

09.20

President’s address
Dermot Mullan, ASCL NI President and Principal, Our Lady and St Patrick’s College, Knock

09.35

Address and Question and Answer session
Derek Baker, Permanent Secretary, Department of Education

10.10

General Secretary Address
Geoff Barton, ASCL General Secretary

10.30

Refreshment break

11.00

Leading for Impact
Andy Buck, Managing Director, Leadership Matters

12.15

Leading Teaching and Learning
Geoff Barton, ASCL General Secretary

13.15

Lunch

14.00

Breakout sessions:
(delegates can choose from one of the following)

14.45

Refreshment break

15.10

Dawson Stelfox MBE, Conservation Architect and Mountaineer

16.00

Final remarks
Deirdre Gillespie, ASCL NI Vice President and Principal, St Mary’s Grammar School, Magherafelt