Leadership Conference Day 1 - Leading Teaching and Learning for Maximum Achievement

  • Solutions to the leadership issues keeping you awake at night
  • Practical strategies for raising the quality of teaching:
    • Delivering outstanding CPD programmes with measurable outcomes
    • Implementing evidence-based research and pedagogies
    • Collaborative leadership which drives school improvement
    • Great learning and great assessment
    • Inspiring others and transforming outcomes
  • Hear from educational heavyweights including:
    • Professor John Hattie - of Visible Learning fame
    • Professor Barry Hymer - Mindsets champion
    • John Tomsett - Edublogger, headteacher, regular TES contributor 

Day one's theme 'Outstanding Leadership' explores the tools needed to:

  • Erradicate the "coasting" risk by conquering the achievement plateau

  • Secure one year's progress for one year's input - MINIMUM

  • Develop a culture of excellence and inspire pupils and teachers to be their best

  • Skilfuly use performance management to raise teacher quality


Click here for details of Leadership Conference Day 2 - The Leadership Challenges of 2016/2017

Discounts available for booking both dates. Please contact us on 01790 756 756 for further information.


Information on speakers coming soon.

09:45 - 10:15

How to Make Learning Visible



By Prof. John Hattie


10:35 - 11:20

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 1


Leading with Licence

How to support new teachers to teach inspirationally.

By Prof. Barry Hymer

Delivering Outstanding CPD

How to develop 'best in class' training and staff development programmes by evaluating key actions for high-impact CPD with measurable outcomes.

By John Tomsett


11:30 - 12:15

Implementing Growth Mindsets


Developing a Growth Mindset culture across your school.

By Prof. Barry Hymer


13:15 - 14:00

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 2


Implementing a School-Wide Pedagogy

Best practices for developing and sustaining a school-wide pedagogy, and for reporting the outcomes.

By John Viner

Performance Management for Raising Teaching Quality

How to ensure performance management and appraisals result in improvements in classroom practice.

By Brian Rossiter


14:10 - 14:55

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 3


Great Learning and Great Assessment

How to utilise the freedom to lead great teaching and embed the essential features of assessment throughout your school.

By Stephen Tierney

Collaborative Leadership

Drive school self-improvement using collaborative approaches and evaluate how to collaborate effectively across networks and communities.

By Dave Harris


15:05 - 15:50

Choose from the following sessions

Workshop 4


Coaching, Mentoring and Modelling Excellence

Using rational leadership to create a culture of aspirational teaching with practical advice for coaching and mentoring your team.

By John Tomsett

Building Great Teams

Planning your school team and ensuring your recruitment and staff development programme is aligned with your strategic aims.

By Iain M Erskine


16:00 - 16:45

Designing a Launchpad for Learning



By David Cameron, The Real One