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Conference agenda - DRAFT

Day one: 15 Nov 2017

09:00 – 11:00 Conference delegates arrive
11:00 – 13:00 Principals' Forum, and workshops for non–principal delegates and guests
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and networking
14:00 Conference opens
14:00 – 14:15 Student performance
14:15 – 14:20 Opening welcome, by host Nicole McCartney, Managing Director of School Improvement, OAT
14:20 – 14:50 Chairman's and CEO's welcome by Dr Paul Hann, Chairman and Nick Hudson Interim CEO, OAT
14:55 – 15:25 Panel discussion (TBC)
  • Geoff Barton – General Secretary, Association for School and College Leaders (ASCL)
  • Nick Brook – Deputy General Secretary, NAHT
  • Sean Harford – HMI National Director Education, Ofsted
  • Nicole McCartney – Managing Director of School Improvement, OAT

15:30 – 16:30 "Speed dating" workshops
16:30 – 16:50 Refreshments
16:50 – 17:45 Speaker: Lucy Crehan, Five top tips from top-performing education systems
17:45 Conference day one closes
18:30 – 19:30 Pre-dinner drinks
19:30 – 23:00 Dinner and student performance

Day two: 16 Nov 2017

09:30 Conference day two opens
09:35 – 09:40 Student performance
09:40 – 11.00 Speaker: Luke Rodgers, Foster Focus (TBC)
11:00 – 11:20 Break
11:20 – 12:10 Workshops
12:10 – 12:50 Speaker: Steve Munby, The Power and Love in Teaching
12:50 – 13:25 Lunch
13:45 – 14:05 Speaker: Ben Driver, Principal, Ormiston Denes Academy
13:25 – 13:45 Speaker: Tuesday Humby, OAT Regional Director North and Executive Principal, Ormiston Chadwick Academy
14:05 – 14:45 Gold Standard Awards presentation
14:45 Conference closes

Please note: the Primaries Principals' Forum will take place 11:20-13:15 and a working lunch will be provided.

The agenda is correct at time of writing, and is subject to change. Check back for the most up-to-date information.