CURRICULUM | CHARACTER | CONDUCT

This conference is aimed at executive and governance leaders.  It is designed to connect you to ministers, regulators and policy makers.

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.

The Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP Minister of State for Schools
Mark Lehain Director of Parents and Teachers for Excellence & founder of the Bedford Free School
Ian Bauckham CBE CEO Tenax Trust and Chair of the Character Education Advisory Group

Draft Agenda

09.30                                                 Registration opens

10.00 – 10.05                                   Welcome: Rob McDonough, Chair, CST

10.05 – 10.15                                    A Question of Conduct
                                                            Leora Cruddas, CEO, CST and Mark Lehain, Director, Parents and Teachers for Excellence

10.15 – 10.30                                    Nick Gibb, Minister of State for Schools 

10.30 – 11.10                                     Panel: A Question of Conduct
                                                             Chaired by Mark Lehain 

11.10 – 11.30                                      A Question of Character
                                                             Ian Bauckham CBE, CEO Tenax Trust and Chair of the Character Education Advisory Group

11.30 – 11.50                                     Break

12.00 – 12.10                                    A Question of Curriculum
                                                            Leora Cruddas, CEO, CST

                                                         Curriculum Drivers – Keynotes

12.10 – 12.20                                  Keynote: Curriculum drivers: Mastery. Autonomy. Purpose.
                                                            Luke Sparkes, Executive Principal, Dixons

12.20 – 12.30                                   Keynote: Curriculum driver: Knowledge.
                                                            John Blake, Curriculum Design Lead for Ark

12.30 – 12.40                                   Keynote: Curriculum drivers: Head. Hand. Heart.
                                                            Peter Hyman, School 21 and Big Education

12.40 – 12.50                                  Keynote: Curriculum drivers: Academic and personal excellence.
                                                            Liz Robinson, Surrey Square Primary and Big Education

12.50 – 13.50                                    Lunch and networking

14.00 – 14.45                                    Panel: the substance of education chaired by Ed Dorrell with:

Luke Sparkes
John Blake
Peter Hyman
Liz Robinson

14.50 – 15.45                                     Practitioner-led Workshops

15.45                                                    Conference ends

Agenda subject to change

Curriculum drivers keynotes:

Mastery. Autonomy. Purpose.
Luke Sparkes – Executive Principal, Dixons

Knowledge.
John Blake – Curriculum Design Lead for Ark

Academic and personal excellence.
Liz Robinson – Surrey Square Primary and Big Education

Head. Hand. Heart.
Peter Hyman – School 21 and Big Education

Practitioner-Led Workshops:

  • Learning progressions within Star Assessments
    Renaissance Learning & Lyndsay Bawden, David Ross Education Trust
  • Growing your MAT
    Andy Burns OBE, CEO The Redhill Academy Trust
  • Legal Workshop
    Browne Jacobson LLP
  • National Teacher Accreditation
    (NTA)

Exhibitors to include:

Target Audience

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

Booking Details

To make your booking please complete the online booking form on the right.

By booking the venue we are committed to a certain level of costs and therefore reluctantly have to implement a cancellation policy:

  • 4 weeks or less notice – no refund
  • 4 – 6 weeks notice – 50% refund
  • More than 6 weeks notice – full refund

Please note, the agenda/programme and speakers are subject to change without prior notice.

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