NATIONAL CONFERENCE

THURSDAY 11 AND FRIDAY 112 NOVEMBER 2021

WORKSHOP INFORMATION

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Thursday 11 November 2021

Session 1: 10:55 – 11:55

1. Developing future talent: Transforming performance management in schools, Michelle De Middelaer, BlueSky Education

2. A new era of technology: Embracing change and developing future opportunities, Neil Limbrick, Limbrick Consultancy

3. How a whole school wellbeing culture can help you to support staff and pupils to thrive, Andy Mellor, Schools Advisory Services

4. Navigating your procurement journey, Stephanie Rickard, VWV


Session 2: 14:35 – 15:35

5. HOT TOPIC: Sustainability

6. Rethinking the development and funding of the (Academy & MAT) Estate, Martin Heir, S2E

7. Working together to improve: Models of collaboration across and within groups of schools, Adrienne Laing, The Challenge Academy

8. Academies: Joining a family of schools, Jo Thomas, Deputy Director for North West London and South Central England and Dawn Dandy, Regional Delivery Director, DfE


Friday 12 November

Session 3: 11:00 – 12:00

9. How to embed effective financial management, agile forecasting and high impact reporting, within a rapidly evolving MAT environment, Will Jordan, IMP Software

10. Legal compliance and obligations for the future, Ruth Rule-Mullen, Forbes Solicitors

11. Developing a risk management framework, Alison Moon, Veritas

12. #Flexappeal: A new way of working, Nic Ponsford, Global Equality Collective


Session 4: 13:50 – 14:50

13. SBPs: the expert witnesses for the prosecution (of school financial and resource use improvement), Andrew Hamilton

14. Rapport and Resilience in a remote environment, Sarah Chambers, Cooper Parry

15. Getting the most out of the school resource management tools, TBC, DfE

16. Flexible learning by design: Innovation and implications for inclusivity, Jonathan Bishop, Cornerstone Academy Trust