Autumn Conference 2018 – Programme

The Midland Hotel, Manchester
Monday to Thursday, 1st - 4th October 2018

‘TOGETHER TO LEARN’

Monday, 1st October 2018

12.30 p.m. Buffet lunch and refreshments
served in the exhibition areas
12.30 p.m.  Private Lunch
New Members with Chairs of divisions,
Chairs of sub-committees and HMC officers

served in the Stanley
1.00 p.m. Private Session
Boarding Schools' meeting
Nick Wergan
(Chair, Boarding Schools' Association)
Robin Fletcher
(Chief Executive, Boarding Schools' Association)
held in the Derby
1.45 p.m. Public Session
Chair's Opening Address
Shaun Fenton
(Headmaster, Reigate Grammar School)
held in the Alexandra Suite
2.15 p.m. Public Session
SCHOOL - AN EDUCATION FIT FOR PURPOSE
led by Shaun Fenton
(Headmaster, Reigate Grammar School)
and Geoff Barton
(ASCL, General Secretary)
Leaders from state and independent schools, parents, teachers, students and Governors can have a shared view of education being about what we can value rather than just what we can measure
held in the Alexandra Suite
3.00 p.m. Refreshments
served in the Exhibition Areas
3.00 p.m. Afternoon Tea for Spouses/Partners
held in the Tea Room
3.45 p.m. Public Session
THE MORAL MAZE OF MODERN LEADERSHIP
Michael Buerk
(former BBC newsreader)

held in the Alexandra Suite
4.45 p.m. Private Session
Divisional Meetings
London : Alexandra Suite
South Central : Stanley
South West : Trafford
South East : Lancaster
East : Victoria
West : Chester
North West : Fairclough
North East : Rolls
Scottish : Royce
Irish : Houghton
International: Derby
6.00 p.m. Private Session
CCF Briefing
hosted by Mark Mortimer
(Head, Warminster School)
Major General Tyrone Urch
(GOC Home Command)
Colonel (Retired) Murdo Urquhart OBE (Chief Executive, CCFA)
held in the Alexandra Suite 
7.00 p.m. Drinks Reception
served in the exhibition areas
7.45 p.m. Dinner
or a choice of private discussion dinners:
- Major General Tyrone Urch
(GOC Home Command)
- David Kogan
(Executive Director, Magnum Photos)
- Tracey Neville
(England Netball Coach)
How the gold medal was secured at the Commonwealth Games

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

7.00 a.m. Breakfast
served in Mr. Cooper's and Trafford 
7.30 a.m. Catholic Mass
Celebrated by Father Paul Daly
held in Rolls
7.30 a.m. Holy Communion
held in Royce
8.45 a.m. Public Session
TEACHING AND LEARNING
Panel to consider what learning looks like when it is about helping all children achieve their potential rather than about hitting targets
Professor Deborah Eyre
(High Performance Learning and World Class Schools)
Laura Kearney
(Visible Learning and what the best schools do in the light of John Hattie's meta studies research)
Dame Rachel de Souza
(Chief Executive of the Inspiration Trust - transforming schools)
held in the Alexandra Suite
9.45 a.m. Workshop Session 1
10.45 a.m. Refreshments
served in the exhibition areas
11.15 a.m. Workshop Session 2
12.15 p.m. Public Session
THE PICTURE OF OUR TIME
(title to be confirmed)
David Kogan

(Executive Director, Magnum Photos International, ex-BBC, ex-Reuters)
held in the Alexandra Suite
1.00 p.m. Buffet lunch and refreshments
served in the exhibition areas

Book signing by David Kogan
2.00 p.m. Workshop Session 3
3.00 p.m. Refreshments
served in the exhibition areas
5.00 p.m. Annual Service at St Ann's Church
7.00 p.m. Drinks Reception
served in the exhibition areas
7.30 p.m. Autumn Conference Dinner
served in the Alexandra Suite

Wednesday, 3rd October 2018

7.00 a.m. Breakfast
served in Mr Cooper's and Trafford 
7.30 a.m. Catholic Mass
Celebrated by Father Paul Daly
held in Rolls
7.30 a.m. Prayer Meeting
held in Royce
9.00 a.m. Private Session
Annual General Meeting
held in the Alexandra Suite
10.00 a.m. Public Session
WELLBEING AND PASTORAL CARE 
led by (to be confirmed)
Nastasha Devon MBE
(Mental Health campaigner and former Government spokesperson for mental health)
Dick Moore
(consultant and advisor to schools on mental health and resilience)
Digital Awareness UK - DAUK
held in the Alexandra Suite
11.00 a.m. Refreshments
served in the exhibition Areas
11.45 a.m.  Public Session
LEADING CHANGE IN DIFFICULT TIMES
Jill Brady
(Executive Vice President, Customer Service, Virgin Atlantic)

held in the Alexandra Suite
12.30 p.m. Buffet lunch and refreshments
served in the exhibition areas
1.30 p.m. Public Session
UNIVERSITIES PANEL
led by Chris Ramsey
(Head, Whitgift School)
Dame Janet Beer
(Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool)
Richard Harvey
(Academic Registrar, UEA)
Aaron Porter
(Past president of the NUS and HE consultant)
Ben Jordan 
(Executive Director, UCAS)
held in the Alexandra Suite
2.30 p.m. Refreshments
served in the exhibition areas
3.15 p.m. Private Session
TALKING HEADS
led by (to be confirmed)
A small panel of HMC members share their own experiences of a learning experience
held in the Alexandra Suite                                                                                            
6.45 p.m Two-course Theatre Supper
served in Trafford and Derby
followed by a private performance at The Comedy Club, Manchester
or
book dinner in Mr. Cooper's at the Midland Hotel for a time of your choice
or
go out with your friends to explore Manchester's diverse night life!

 

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