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Day 2 - Oldham Learning Festival - Social Mobility and Dealing with Disadva...

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The Queen Elizabeth Hall

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The topic of reducing social disadvantage is at the heart of our national debate. Indeed the national Opportunities Area programme, active in Oldham has this moral purpose at the heart of its endeavours. The programme today has four high quality presenters with a national - UK wide pedigree in this area of priority. The opportunity to listen and take part in a discussion about how England, Scotland and Wales are tackling this challenge is not be missed. The attached biographies set out the impressive scale of experience and knowledge of the presenters.

8.30am - 9.00am: Conference registration

9:00am -9.20am: Music welcome from Oldham Music Service

9.20am -9.30am: Welcome - Andrew Sutherland

9.30am-10.30am: Emran Mian: Director of Strategy and Social Mobility at the Department of Education

10.30am – 11.00am: Networking and Exhibitions

11.00am – 1.00pm: Professor Graham Donaldson: Adviser to the Welsh Government on Curriculum change

1.00pm – 2.00pm: Lunch

2.00pm- 3.00pm: Graeme Logan: Deputy Director, Scottish Government (Chief Adviser on the Scottish Attainment Challenge)

3.00pm – 4.00pm: Alex Quigley: Director of Huntington Research School, York and Author of ‘The Confident Teacher’ and ‘Teach Now! English’

4.00pm – 4.20pm: Plenary and close

4.40pm -6.00pm: Twilight session:Alex Quigley : Director of Huntington Research School, York and Author of ‘The Confident Teacher’ and ‘Teach Now! English’

Audience: This programme will be advertised across Greater Manchester and it is anticipated that educationists/social workers/health colleagues/Governors - indeed all those with a professional interest in closing the attainment and achievement gap between the most and least disadvantaged in our society will find this programme of value. It’s not to be missed.

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