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Conference agenda

Day one: 15 Nov 2017

and student performance

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 – 14:20 Student performance and opening by host Nicole McCartney, Managing Director of School Improvement, OAT
14:20 – 14:45 Welcome by Dr Paul Hann, Chairman, OAT and Nick Hudson CEO, OAT
14:45 – 15:45 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

15:45 – 16:55 Grab and go refreshments and "Speed networking" workshops
16:55 – 17:40 Speaker: Lucy Crehan, Five top tips from top-performing education systems
17:40 Conference day one closes
18:30 – 19:30 Pre-dinner drinks
19:30 – 23:00 Dinner and student performance

Day two: 16 Nov 2017

09:20 Conference day two opens
09:20 – 09:40 Student performance
09:40 – 10.50 Speaker: Luke Rodgers, Foster Focus (TBC)
10:50 – 11:15 Break*
11:15 – 12:15 Workshops
12:15 – 12:50 Speaker: Steve Munby, The Power and Love in Teaching
12:50 – 13:25 Lunch
13:25 – 13:45 Speaker: Tuesday Humby, OAT Regional Director North and Executive Principal, Ormiston Chadwick Academy
13:45 – 14:05 Speaker: Ben Driver, Principal, Ormiston Denes Academy
14:05 – 14:35 Gold Standard Awards presentation
14:35 - 14:45 Conference closes

*Please note: the Primaries Principals' Forum will take place 10:50-13:15 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.