A day of education discussion and debate is taking place at the University of Cumbria in Carlisle on March 20th.
The conference is aimed at all who wish to explore and share strategies and explore practice dedicated to improving educational outcomes – from system leaders to class teachers, from governors to local authority.
Current confirmed speakers include:
- Frank Cottrell Boyce (author and speaker)
- Nick Gibb (Minister of State for Schools)
- Dame Rachel de Souza (CEO, Inspiration Trust)
- Prof Sam Twiselton OBE (Sheffield Hallam University)
- David Weston (Teacher Development Trust)
- Matthew Hood (Institute for Teaching)
- Libby Nicholas (CEO, Astrea Academy Trust)
- Ed Dorrell (TES)
- Stephen Tierney (Chair, Heads’ Roundtable)
- Reuben Moore (Executive Director, Teach First)
- Rebecca Earnshaw (Director, Voice21)
- Jacky Kennedy (Headteacher, St. Joseph’s Catholic High School, Workington)
- Mark Lehain (PTE; Founder, Bedford Free School)
- Heather Fearn (Ofsted, Curriculum and Development lead)
- Martin Robinson (author, Trivium 21c: Preparing Young People for the Future with Lessons from the Past)
- Chris Pyle (Headteacher, Lancaster Royal Grammar School)
Tickets cost £40, to include lunch and refreshments, with further discount available for group bookings.