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Northern Education Conference

Tuesday 27th November, 2018 |
Cloth Hall Court, Quebec Street, Leeds

£85 per person

Wrigleys are delighted to host an Education Conference delivered to you by expert practitioners and focussing on:

* The rise and fall of the MAT

* Relationships within and without

* Best governance practice

Limited places.  Please book early to avoid disappointment.


Registration and Coffee

Welcome and Introduction

The rise of the MAT with panel discussion

Martin Shevill - CEO Consilium Academies and member of the Head Teacher Board for Lancashire and West Yorkshire

Helen Stevenson - Vice Chair of the Heath Family (North West), former Deputy CEO and Director of Development and Governance at David Ross Education Trust and Director of Satis Education.

Break for Tea and Coffee

Relationships within and without with panel discussion

Ben Peck - Trustee of Consilium Academies and Director of Diddu Communications

Chris Burt - Associate Headteacher St Aidan's Church of England High School, Harrogate and Company Secretary of Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust


With an opportunity to raise questions and network with other delegates.

Best Governance Practice with panel discussion

Dr Ann Lees - Education Consultant, former Diocesan Director of Education and experienced governor.

Break for Tea and Coffee

Reflections - lessons learned with Q&As

John Hargreaves - Chair, Wakefield City Academies Trust


Or for further information contact: The events team on 0113 204 1122 or at
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