Regional Information Conferences

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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.

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

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
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

President’s Address
Carl Ward, ASCL President

10:25am

Education Funding
Julia Harnden, ASCL Funding Specialist

11:15am

Refreshments, networking and exhibition

11:45am

Making sense of accountability: the secondary phase
Duncan Baldwin, ASCL Deputy Director of Policy

12:50pm

Lunch

1:30pm

Tea, networking and exhibition

1:50pm

Making sense of accountability: the primary and transition phases
Julie McCulloch, ASCL Primary and Governance Specialist

2:25pm

Curriculum, Assessment and Qualifications
Suzanne O’Farrell, ASCL Curriculum and Assessment Specialist

3:10pm

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

4:00pm

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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"