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Summer Conference 2022

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Exeter Consortium and TSA
Exeter Racecourse, Kennford
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Various Speakers
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Target Audiences
Assistant Heads, Chairs of Governors, Deputy Heads, Governors, Headteachers/Principals, Leaders/Managers, Middle Leaders, Senior Leaders
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Assessment, Curriculum, Governance, Headteacher Support, Leadership, Middle Leadership
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We are delighted to invite colleagues to the South West Institute for Teaching ‘Summer Conference’ 2022.
After two excellent years of online delivery, we return to an in-person conference this summer – held at the Exeter Racecourse – although delegates have the option to join online as well. We hope the flexibility of this hybrid model gives you more choice about how you engage with our flagship leadership event.

Our commitment: provide schools in the South West with a quality of conference that matches the best of any leading national educational body …. and to do so for £70. We have an excellent line-up of presenters this year, providing three keynotes and 8 workshops.

We are delighted to be working in close partnership with Leading Schools South West and OneCornwall, our partners in the delivery of NPQs. All current NPQ programme members LSSW are entitled to a 50% discount on member or non-member rate. This applies to NPQTLD/LT/BC, NPQSL, NPQH and NPQEL.

It is a privilege to welcome Diana Osagie, James McNeillie and Sir Hamid Patel as our keynote speakers this year. Between them, they offer key insights into our understanding of leadership. The conference is themed around today’s key agendas - professional development, curriculum, disadvantaged and school improvement – and has options for leaders from all phases. We hope the conference enables colleagues to feel enriched, informed and inspired.

The conference is open to everyone: school leaders, governors, teachers, researchers and other educational professionals are warmly invited to attend.

This is a not-for-profit event. Income from ticket sales and advertising will (fingers crossed) cover the cost of production, presenters and administration.

Conference includes:
- Keynotes from Diana Osagie, James McNeillie and Sir Hamid Patel
- 8 inspiring workshop sessions from leading international, national and regional experts in education
- High quality live stream from the main room for delegates joining online
- Opportunity to watch recordings of all keynotes and selected workshops after the event
- Buffet lunch and refreshments
- Education marketplace to browse
- Opportunities for networking

Diana Osagie - Founder & CEO, The Academy of Women's Leadership
James McNeillie - Ofsted South West Regional Director
Sir Hamid Patel - Chief Executive of Star Academies

Phil Armstrong – Head of Regional Development for the South of England, Early Excellence
James Zuccollo – Director for School Workforce, Education Policy Institute
Ruh Alford – Executive Headteacher, The Carey Foundation
Sufian Sadiq & Lorraine Hughes – Chiltern Learning Trust
John Tomsett – Leader of Huntington Research School
Jon Eaton – Director, Kingsbridge Research School
Graihagh Crawshaw & Faye Craster – Teach First
Jean Gross CBE – Speaker & Author

SWIFT Members - £70
Other colleagues - £100
*50% discount on either rate for leaders currently completing NPQs with LSSW

You will receive an invoice from Exeter Consortium for this event.

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Start Date
Thursday 30 June 2022
End Date
Thursday 30 June 2022
Closing Date
Thursday 30 June 2022
09:00 - 15:45
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