School business leaders' conference 2018
The School business leaders' conference aims to:
Help school business leaders own their profession and feel empowered in their role
Allow SBLs to network with their colleagues and build their support network
Provide SBLs with role-specific CPD training and to develop their leadership skills
Now in its third year, the School business leaders' conference 2018 will feature keynote speakers Paul Whiteman, NAHT General Secretary, Stephen Morales, Chief Executive ISBL, David Hyner, Researcher and Tony Foot, Director of the Education Funding Group at the Department for Education. Delegates can also attend three workshops throughout the day, catered specifically for the needs of school business leaders. There will be a chance to submit questions for Tony Foot ahead of the conference. We will also hear how "SMART goals don't work" from speaker David Hyner.
0815 Registration and Exhibition viewing
0915 Conference Welcome - Keynote speaker - Paul Whiteman - Keynote speaker - Stephen Morales - Keynote speaker - David Hyner - Workshop session 1
1200 Lunch - Workshop session 2 - Workshop session 3 - Keynote speaker - Tony Foot
1615 Conference closes
Please note that the programme may be subject to change.
Please also note that the start time shown allows for registration and refreshments, the conference programme will be sent to each delegate via the email supplied with the final information.
We are offering eight workshops on the day from which you can pick three, you can click on the workshop title for more information.
Ending the endless reorganisation - Emma Hughes
Maximising the contribution and impact of teaching assistants - Rob Webster
Centralisation of services - when is it a consideration and is it worth it? - Nicky Gillhespy
School business leaders' pensions - Kate Atkinson
The specific challenges of school business leadership in special schools - Lesley Harris and Valentine Mulholland
Exploring collaboration models and opportunities between schools, whether maintained or academy - Rob Kelsall
Getting the most of our your due diligence - Sarah Bagshaw
What Kipling said: creating resilient leaders - Julie Hurst
SBL evening networking gathering, Monday 18th June, 2000 - 2200
Bacchus Bar, Burlington Arcade, New Street, Birmingham, B2 4JH
All delegates are invited to attend a networking gathering* organised by the SBL Council members. We encourage you to come along and meet other SBLs in an informal setting. Please RSVP within the booking form.
*Please note that food and beverages are to be paid for by delegates.
On Monday 18 June we have a limited number of rooms available at preferential rates via our booking agency. To book and pay for these rooms, please phone Review Travel on 01625 446288. Rooms will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Members of NAHT can enjoy our courses and conferences at a subsidised rate so join here today and start enjoying the benefits of membership.
Please do not book travel or accommodation without checking with the Professional Development team (ZXZlbnRzIHwgbmFodCAhIG9yZyAhIHVr) that the conference will be going ahead.
The NAHT has the right to cancel the conference if insufficient bookings are received. The NAHT also reserves the right to change the venue prior to the scheduled date, and in this event will communicate any alterations as soon as possible.
By booking a place you are accepting NAHT's terms and conditions.
Do I need my membership number to book?
Yes. If you are booking a member place you will be required to enter their membership number. You can find your membership number by phoning membership on 0300 3030333 option 2.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
The Professional Development team can be contacted on ZXZlbnRzIHwgbmFodCAhIG9yZyAhIHVr or 01444 472405.
Is my booking transferrable?
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Within 20 working days - 25% charge
Within 10 working days - 50% charge
Within 5 working days - 75% charge
Within 2 working days - 100% charge
Can I update my registration information?
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Does the name on the booking need to match the delegate?
The names of each individual delegate must be entered during the booking process along with a unique email address for each delegate as this will be used for the final confirmation.
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