St. Ninian Catholic Federation, Carlisle in partnership with University of Cumbria bring 'Northern Lights' to Carlisle a day of education discussion and debate, taking place at the University of Cumbria.
We are delighted to be able to invite you to a day of education discussion and debate, taking place at the University of Cumbria in Carlisle.
The conference is aimed at all who wish to explore and share strategies and explore practice dedicated to improving educational outcomes - from system leaders to class teachers, from governors to local authority.
Current confirmed speakers include:
- Frank Cottrell Boyce (author and speaker)
- Nick Gibb (Minister of State for Schools) (now unable to attend*)
- Dame Rachel de Souza (CEO, Inspiration Trust)
- Prof Sam Twiselton OBE (Sheffield Hallam University)
- David Weston (Teacher Development Trust)
- Sam Freedman (CEO, Ark Education Partnerships)
- Matthew Hood (Institute for Teaching)
- Libby Nicholas (CEO, Astrea Academy Trust)
- Ed Dorrell (TES)
- Stephen Tierney (Chair, Heads' Roundtable)
- Reuben Moore (Executive Director, Teach First)
- Rebecca Earnshaw (Director, Voice21)
- Jacky Kennedy (Headteacher, St. Joseph's Catholic High School, Workington)
- Mark Lehain (PTE; Founder, Bedford Free School)
- Heather Fearn (Ofsted, Curriculum and Development lead)
- Martin Robinson (author, Trivium 21c: Preparing Young People for the Future with Lessons from the Past)
- Chris Pyle (Headteacher, Lancaster Royal Grammar School)
Programme of the day
- From Shanghai to the Shires - Chris Pyle
- Building the Kingdom - Dame Rachel de Souza
- Neglected North? Stephen Tierney/Jacky Kennedy
- It’s Good to Talk - Rebecca Earnshaw
- Recording: One Big Idea – Recording
|11:30am||NorthernEd - powerhouse or poorhouse?
Mark Lehain/Ed Dorrell/Prof Sam Twiselton/Libby Nicholas
- Trivium - Martin Robinson
- Free-for-all? Fair-for-All? - Reuben Moore/Sam Freedman
- CPD and Me: Growing Excellence - David Weston/Matthew Hood
- Broad and Balanced? - Heather Fearn/Libby Nicholas
- Recording – Reasons to be Cheerful
Tickets cost just £40, to include lunch and refreshments, with further discount available for group bookings. Please contact the organiser with any inquiries.
If you would like further information, do please get in touch. We hope to see you on the day!
*UPDATE: Due to a last-minute diary clash, unfortunately Nick Gibb and Sam Freedman are no longer able to attend. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.