2012 Conference Programme
Wednesday 21st March
12.00 Hotel available for partnership meetings
13.00 Education Trade Fair open
15.00 Welcome to the conference
15.15 Steve Munby, Chief Executive of the National College of School Leadership, will discuss relevant issues for school leaders.
16.15 Jim Leivers, Acting Director of Children's Services
16.30 “Playtime” – time for you to check in to the hotel, relax, network, meet with your partnership, shop….
18.30 NAHT Wine reception with NAHT officials to discuss relevant issues with you and answer questions.
Thursday 22nd March
09.30 Professor Mick Waters will discuss the issues around managing a creative curriculum in politically uncertain times
10.30 Coffee Break & Visits to the Trade Fair
11.15 Rob Long will shed new light on bringing positive behaviour management into school
13.30 Tony Benn - “Our Common Future” will look at how we prepare young people for society
14.45 Coffee Break & Visits to the Trade Fair
15.30 Workshops – your choice of one of 5 workshops on a variety of relevant themes
16.45 Coffee Break
17.00 Russell Hobby
17.20 One hour of Education Question Time with a distinguished panel of experts
20.00 Charity Gala Dinner
Friday 23rd March
09.45 Andrew Curran – “Leading Learning – the neurobiology of successful classrooms” a fascinating insight into the science of successful learning.
11.00 Coffee Break
11.30 Oxfordshire Practice – our wonderful children come together to perform drama, music and dance for you
13.00 Conference close. Lunch & Depart