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Christian Values and Education in a Rapidly Changing Culture

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Broadway Academy School

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An excellent day conference for all Christians involved or interested in education

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The Christian Coalition for Education (CCFE), under the leadership of Dr Michael Nazir-Ali would love to welcome you to our annual national day conference entitled, ‘Christian Values and Education in a Rapidly Changing Culture’.

This sponsored event is organised by a wide range of Christian organisations and representatives from education settings around the country. The aim of the conference is to equip Christians for influencing a variety of educational settings, by discussing the most relevant issues and hearing from both practitioners and thinkers.

We are able to provide this event at a subsidised rate of £20, due to the generosity of those associated with CCFE. A light lunch will be provided for those who attend in person.

Our keynote speakers include Dr Nazir-Ali, President of the Oxford Centre for Training Research and Advocacy, and Former Bishop of Rochester, and Ron Skelton, Head at Broadway Academy, a school in a very multicultural area of Birmingham. Steve Beegoo, Head of Education at Christian Concern, will be speaking on Christian Responses to Relationships and Sex Education. In addition to key note speakers, there will be seminars with leading and highly experienced practitioners. We also hope to have public figures from the local area contributing.

Note: Due to ongoing uncertainties caused by the pandemic, it might be necessary for this event to be postponed. We would plan to give a minimum of 10 days notice of such a decision. Unfortunately we are not able to offer tickets or any accommodation/travel costs that you might have incurred . Instead, we would transfer any payment made to the new conference date.

Further details about the programme and other speakers will be made available in due course.

Information about the venue:

Perry Barr Train Station is within walking distance (approx 8 mins) from Broadway Academy. Parking available at the school.

More information about CCFE can be found on their website: https://ccfe.uk/


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Ron has been Headmaster of Broadway Academy since 2008, he was educated at Tynemouth Sixth Form College and went onto study for a B.Ed.(Hons) in Physical Education and Religious Education. Since 1991 he has taught PE and in recent years RE in four schools in Worcestershire and Birmingham.

He has gained two further degrees in Management and Leadership from Birmingham University and Buckingham University and also the National Professional Qualification for Headship.

He has been a Local Leader of Education since 2011 and worked successfully across many schools in Birmingham on school improvement, governance and other related issues. Ron is a Director (and former Chair) of Titan Trust, he sits on the Head's panel at Bishop Challoner Teaching School Alliance. He has been a member of Birmingham SACRE since 2009 and a member of the Headteachers West Midlands Ofsted Reference group since 2013.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Ron was a Royal Marine Reserve for eight years, is still an active sportsman and has a black belt in Judo. Ron is a member of his local church where he sat on the Diocesan Church Committee for 8 years. Ron is the current Chair of the West Midlands Police Advisory Board. He has written on and spoken nationally on the subject of inter- faith and 'British Values.'


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Steve Beegoo has worked in the Educational world for over 25 years. He has been a teacher in state, special and independent schools, has lead in Church of England and Independent Christian schools and was principal at The King’s School Witney over a period of 8 years. Steve pastored Bicester Community Church for 9 years, where he pioneered a Christian pre-school as a part of a community outreach project. He has supported schools nationally, and internationally including in Korea, India, Rwanda and Spain. Steve is passionate about Christians and Churches recognising the central role children’s education has in the church fulfilling The Great Commission. In 2020, he joined Christian Concern as Head of Education. Steve holds a degree in Biology from Southampton University, a PGCE from Oxford Brookes University and holds the NPQH (National Professional Qualification for Headteachers). He is married with three children.


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Dr Michael Nazir-Ali was the 106th Bishop of Rochester, for 15 years, until 1 September 2009. He is originally from Southwest Asia and was the first Diocesan Bishop in the Church of England born abroad. He was appointed in 1994. Before that he was the General Secretary of CMS from 1989-1994 and prior to holding this position was Bishop of Raiwind in Pakistan. He holds both British and Pakistani citizenship and from 1999 was a member of the House of Lords where he was active in a number of areas of national and international concern. He has both a Christian and a Muslim family background and is now President of the Oxford Centre for Training, Research, Advocacy and Dialogue (OXTRAD)

Please visit the CCFE website to find out more about the group and to contact us with any questions.

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Broadway Academy School

The Broadway

Perry Barr

Birmingham

B20 3DP

United Kingdom

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A Coalition of Christian Education Bodies

CCfE consists of a number of agencies seeking to bring a Christian contribution to education. Other individuals and agencies are welcome to join like-minded people on this venture.

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