Instructional Leadership Conference 2017

First UK Conference on Instructional Leadership

  • Focusing leaders on what matters most: learner progression

  • Learn how instructional leadership can have up to FOUR times the impact of transformational leadership

  • Strategies, actions and behaviours to successfully lead improvement

  • Practical sessions to develop your leadership toolkit:

    • Impact teams

    • Collective efficacy (Hattie’s New #1)

    • Open to learning

    • Models of learning


Join us on the first and only UK conference that dives head-first into instructional leadership.

What is the difference between instructional and transformational leadership?



Join a panel of high-calibre leadership experts as they simplify the complex range and combinations of strategies, actions and behaviours that successful leaders employ over time to improve their schools.


Topics covered include collective efficacy, relational trust, impact teams and learner progression.

Steve Munby

Steve Munby

Date: 2nd Dec 2017

Steve Munby was the CEO of the Education Development Trust between 2012 and 2017. Before this he was the CEO of the National College for School Leadership between 2005 and 2012. Steve offers expert advice on issues around school leadership and system-wide reforms.

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Martin Morgan

Martin Morgan

Date: 2nd Dec 2017

Martin's experience in the classroom along with leadership is driven by a desire to motivate learners through a creative curriculum, whilst raising standards. You will leave the day loaded with practical tools and strategies to implement when you return to school.

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Laura Kearney

Laura Kearney

Date: 2nd Dec 2017

Laura has extensive experience of primary education including over 10 years as a Headteacher. She is at the forefront of the latest national changes in KS1 and is currently an independent trainer and coach. She has worked successfully with schools to improve teaching, develop effective approaches to CPD and improve outcomes for learners.

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John MacBeath

John MacBeath

Date: 2nd Dec 2017

John is Professor Emeritus at the University of Cambridge and the co-author of the report Inclusion: statements of intent. The 2015 report findings showed that special educational needs and disability provision in mainstream schools is worse than a decade ago. John was awarded an OBE in 1997 for his services to education.

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David Frost

David Frost

Date: 2nd Dec 2017

Dr David Frost is the co-founder of the Leadership for Learning Network at the University of Cambridge. He is also the founder of the HertsCam Network. David is passionate about teacher leadership, and encourages strategies to support teachers to become agents of change.

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Barry Worth

Barry Worth

Date: 2nd Dec 2017

Barry has sixteen years experience teaching in secondary schools in Birmingham and Shropshire. He has held leadership positions in three different secondary schools. He has completed the Future Leaders programme, the NPQH and is currently working with a secondary school as a Visible Learning presenter. Barry has considerable experience in leading teaching and learning; the Progress 8 score for his current school places it in the top 5% of schools nationally.

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09:40 - 10:40

Instructional leadership: a critical interrogation

Keynote

 
- Instructional leadership unpicked. - How an unsexy idea with unpromising beginnings holds many of the keys to improved day-to-day practice. - John will examine how managing the ‘school house’ can distract from the core business of schools.

By Professor John MacBeath OBE

 

10:55 - 11:35

Leadership practice and its impact on the quality of teaching and learning

Keynote

 
- An account of leadership practice, focusing on the role of senior leaders and how they can exert leverage on what happens in the classroom and the school as a learning environment. - Discover strategies for enabling teachers to become agents of change and champions of innovation.

By Dr David Frost

 

11:45 - 12:30

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 1

 

Instructional leadership in practice

How a focus on instructional leadership dramatically improved outcomes and focus in one secondary school.

By Barry Worth

Collective efficacy

- Use the most powerful (Hattie’s NEW #1) tool for school improvement. - Where collaboration struggles to produce the desired impact, collective efficacy thrives.

By Laura Kearney

Latest research in the field of leadership

Research posters

By TBC

 

12:30 - 13:30

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 2

 

Lunchtime panel

Instructional vs transformational leadership

By TBC

I do not wish to attend a lunchtime session

 

13:30 - 14:15

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 3

 

Instructional core

- Models of teaching and learning are examined. - Find out how to affect their impact through instructional leadership.

By Laura Kearney

Building relational trust

How to use Open to Learning Conversations as the building blocks of instructional leadership

By Martin Morgan

Developing the skill of core leadership

- Discover practical ways that leadership and learning can be connected. - Explore evidence and frameworks from the HertsCam Network while evaluating your own experiences

By Dr David Frost

 

14:20 - 15:05

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 4

 

Constructing learner progression

How to move from testing and monitoring to securing key constructs, progressions and next steps for learning using instructional leadership.

By Barry Worth

Impact Teams

How the right team with the right process and measures can implement instructional improvement efficiently and effectively.

By Laura Kearney

Instructional leadership model

How to develop an instructional leadership model in your school.

By Martin Morgan

 

15:15 - 16:00

Power and love in teaching and in leadership

Keynote

 
- Consider how leaders balance high expectations, pace and relentlessness with compassion, inclusivity and collaboration. - Consider power and love within the context of teaching, professional development and school leadership. - Steve argues that if we want the whole system to improve, then it will require not just top-down leadership, nor just bottom-up leadership, but also leadership in the middle of the system.

By Steve Munby

 

16:00 - 16:30

Panel Discussion

Keynote

 
The future of instructional leadership

By TBC

 

First delegate rate

£399 + VAT

Additional delegate rate

£379 + VAT

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