Inaugural Conference and Launch of the Confederation of School Trusts

The cost per place is £175 + VAT for CST members for the 1st delegate, with a reduced charge of £150 + VAT for any additional delegates from the same school/trust or additional bookings placed through the trust; £250 + VAT for non-member schools/trusts; £299 + VAT for commercial organisations.

Speakers included:

The Rt Hon. Damian Hinds MP Secretary of State for Education
The Rt Hon. David Laws Executive Chair of the Education Policy Institute
The Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP Minister of State at the Department for Education

Also speaking were:

  • Leading Curriculum – Christine Counsell, Director of Education, Inspiration Trust
  • Leadership Improvement – Mufti Hamid Patel, Chief Executive Officer, Star Academies
  • Leadership through Aligned Autonomy – Luke Sparkes, Executive Principal, Dixons Academy Trust

Practitioner-led workshops included:

  • Preparing for CIF
  • How to survive, and thrive, as the CEO of a MAT in difficulty
  • Leading Governance – the role of the governance professional
  • Governance Leadership and Board Evaluation
  • Setting Executive Pay
  • Shaping the future of school buying
  • Ofsted’s new proposals for MAT focused reviews

Exhibitors included:

Target Audience

Chief Executive Officers, Headteachers and Principals, Senior Leadership Teams, Finance Directors, Business Managers, Trustees and Governors.


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