Workshops | Block B

County Hall Suite
  1. Building a strong professional culture to support teacher learning and improve pupil outcomes | Catt Scutt
  2. Ethical & inclusive schools – the leadership, specialism & network needed to build them. | Kiran Gill
  3. How can schools balance improvement and innovation – and what role does evidence play? | Stephen Fraser & Toby Greany
  4. What leadership is required for social justice in the next decade? | Caroline Barlow & Tom Middlehurst

Session overviews

  1. Building a strong professional culture to support teacher learning and improve pupil outcomes | Catt Scutt. Session synopsis – • Why supporting your teachers’ development is the most powerful thing you can do to improve pupil outcomes
    • Building a professional culture in your school or MAT to enable all your staff to develop
    • How a strong professional culture can support teacher job satisfaction, recruitment and retention
    • Planning opportunities for professional learning and collaboration
    • How research engagement can play a part.
  2. Ethical & inclusive schools – the leadership, specialism & network needed to build them. | Kiran GillSession synopsis – TBA
  3. How can schools balance improvement and innovation – and what role does evidence play? |Stephen Fraser & Toby Greany. Session synopsis – How do schools engage with and balance innovation and improvement? What role does evidence play in leadership decision-making processes – in particular in situations where the evidence is less clear cut? How can leaders act with confidence in the absence of evidence?
  4. What leadership is required for social justice in the next decade? | Caroline Barlow & Tom Middlehurst. Session synopsis – Following on from the topic of discussion at SSAT National Conference, an exploration of the issues at stake which act as barriers to real social justice in education and what that means for the educational leadership that is required
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