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Tim Boyes – BEP
Alton Brown – Head of Youth Programme
James Grinstead – School Relationship Manager
An opportunity to hear an overview of the Birmingham 2022 Youth Programme and understand the opportunities available for school engagement to maximise the hosting of the Games on children and young people in Birmingham.
John Blake – ARK
John Blake is a qualified teacher, and worked in the classroom for a decade, including in middle and senior leadership roles, and in roles across highly-successful multi-academy trusts. He has also held the education brief for one of Britain’s most influential think tanks, and is a frequently published writer on education policy. He has advised a wide variety of schools and other educational organisations as well as the Department for Education and the No 10 Policy Unit.
This session gives a quick run down of how the English education system got the structure it has, what’s likely to happen next and why networking schools is so important.
Kevin Crompton, Pauline Maddison & Debbie Holmes – BCC
Tim Boyes, Debbie James & Paulette Osborne – BEP
Tania Tasmin – Greet Primary School
Simon Harris – Wilson Stuart School
BEP’s Chair gives her round up and views following todays programme.
Felix Pepler et al.
“There is a wealth of evidence to show that studying the arts fosters creativity, innovation, empathy, and resilience; that the arts are crucial for our economic prosperity; and that the arts enrich lives, making us happier and healthier”.
Anna Robinson – BEP
Colin Palmer – NHS & Warwick University
An update on the progress of the DfE training for Senior Mental Health Leads and an introduction to Breathe Education – an innovative partnership programme for school staff supporting children, young people’s wellbeing and mental health.
Sarah Evers & Andrew Burton – Central Maths Hub
Chris Catto – Central Midlands Science Learning Partnership
Find out how to make the most of the DfE funded Maths Hub and Science Learning Partnership programmes, which can be used to drive improvement in these key subjects in primary and secondary schools..
Andrew Cooper – Services For Education
This session will address the reasons why schools have a crucial role in safeguarding pupils against sexual harrassment and violence and how an effective programme of PSHE and RSHE can contribute to a whole school approach to tackling these issues.
Sarah Vaughan & Chris Catto – Birmingham and Central Midlands Computing Hub
Luke Ravenscroft – St Alban’s & Bishop Challoner EdTech Demonstrator
This session will outline what is on offer to all Birmingham schools through the Central Midlands Computing Hub, to support you in delivering a high-quality computing curriculum to all your pupils.
Mrs Fiona Chamberlain – Interim Head of Service
Dr Moira Gilligan – Governor Services Manager
Mrs Alison Hicks – Governance Oversight Officer
This session will cover the Team’s current work and its aims and aspirations for governance across the city. We will outline how these promote strong effective governance, which in turn supports and challenges school leaders to achieve the best outcomes for Birmingham’s children and young people..
Richard Gill & Cathryn Mortimer – Arthur Terry Partnership
The role and the remit of the new Teaching Schools has changed. This presentation will summarise the changes and take you through the different personal development programmes available to schools. It will also cover some of the ways in which schools can access additional funding to enable theor staff to attend.
Rachel Davis MBE & Vicki Hewitson – Little Sutton
This session will provide you with an overview of the English Hub, its aims and priorities, what’s on offer to schools and upcoming events and training.
Matt Dunne – ARK
Matt Dunne (Director of the ARK Teaching School) outlines the role of both ARK and ARK Teaching School Hub in supporting schools with professional development for teachers and leaders. From the ‘golden thread’ of ITT, ECF and NPQs to our Leverage Leadership programmes, we can support schools and MATs with professional development led school improvement.
Karl Rogerson – Principal Billesley Primary School/Director Billesley Research School
Sonia Thompson – Head Teacher St Matthews School/St Matthews Research School
This session explores the roles and the remit of EEF Research Schools and how they can support school improvement. Examples will be shared of programmes currently being delivered by the two Research schools in Birmingham (Billesley & St Matthews).
Peter Humphries – Senior HMI, West Midlands
Peter gives his Autumn Term Ofsted update.