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13th October

This Conference is specifically designed for Academies. This Conference is also open to the wider Education Sector, as well as the Private Sector to encourage networking and debate. Typical job titles will include:

Chief Executive Officers
Chair of Trustee Boards
Board of Trustee Members
Deputy and Assistant Headteachers
Chair of Governors
School Governance Advisers
Business Managers
Directors of Education
Directors of Standards
Heads of School Improvement

Why Attend?

Gain leading policy insights with keynote addresses from sector leaders, and understand what the Schools White Paper means for you
Explore the next steps in supporting high quality governance and leadership practices following the COVID-19 crisis
Discuss the role of effective senior leadership in delivering improved educational standards in Academies
Understand the latest updates for boards and senior leaders in delivering robust financial planning and oversight
Assess how to develop a skilled board capable of posing challenging questions and delivering detailed scrutiny
Evaluate how governance professionals can support an academy board to succeed
Analyse how boards can broaden recruitment processes to attract governors from diverse backgrounds
Network with governors and senior leaders supporting improved standards across the Academies sector
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I think that all chairs of trustees and CEOs of MATS would benefit from regular attendance at events of this kind.
Chipstead Valley Academy Trust
This was an excellent and must attend event. Presenters were relevant and gave useful information. The day was well organised and the food was excellent!
Oasis Community Learning
This was a great event and a "must go to" for Chairs and Trustees of multi academy trusts.
South Pennine Academies
A very well organised conference that provided me with a good insight into the challenges of governance. It was honest, perceptive and insightful.
Valley Invicta Academies Trust
It was one of the best conferences I've ever attended, with a variety of speakers and a range of case studies; very focused on practicalities
Wellspring Academy Trust

Strategic Partner

The Schools & Academies Show is the UK’s leading education policy event which takes place bi-annually in April at the ExCeL, London and in November at the NEC, Birmingham.

Strategically support by the DfE & ESFA, the shows are designed to bring together school leaders, dynamic educators, and association officials to assess the government’s latest priorities that will power change across the education community.

With over 120 influential speakers, 50 hours of accredited CPD content, and 200 market-leading suppliers, the shows are aimed to equipped visitors with the resources, tools and guidance needed to address the most pressing challenges impacting education.

Visit The Schools and Academies Show Website here.

Schools and Academies Show