New Direction for Pastoral Care in Education

New Direction for Pastoral Care in Education

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Worcestershire County Cricket Club

New Road



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An anniversary conference to celebrate the 40 years that NAPCE has been raising awareness about Pastoral Care in Education.

About this event

There is a brilliant line up of speakers at this conference, to celebrate the 40 years that NAPCE has been bringing together researchers, policy makers ,writers and practitioners to share a passion for pastoral care . The conference will examine how pastoral care and support can ensure children and young people achieve their full potential from their education. The Friday will focus on the latest research and policy making and the Saturday on current good practice. Delegates will take away a clear understanding of the current issues and opportunities for developing effective pastoral care and the knowledge and ideas to make a real difference in the life chances of learners in their role.

Some of the areas and issues about pastoral care in education that will be explored at the conference include;

  • Government policy making
  • OFSTED priorities
  • Focus for current research
  • SEND
  • Governance
  • Learners needs
  • Challenges in a multi cultural school
  • Independent school experience
  • Inclusion
  • Positive learning culture
  • Safeguarding
  • pastoral leadership
  • Pastoral roles in schools

Speakers include;

  • The Rt Hon Nadim Zahawi, Secretary of State for Education.
  • Catherine Crooks HMI, OFSTED.
  • Dr Noel Purdy, Stranmillis University College, Belfast.
  • Carole Gregory, Worcestershire Children First, Governor Services.
  • Maria O'Neil, Educationalist and author of 'Proactive Pastoral Care'.
  • Professor Helen Cowie, University of Surrey.
  • Daniel Sobel, author, educationalist and CEO of Inclusion Expert.
  • Ron Skelton, Headteacher and CEO of Broadway Academy in Birmingham.
  • Mrs Heather Hansbury, President Elect, Girls School Association.
  • Dr Helen O Connor, Psychologist, St Swithuns School.
  • Dr Dee Gray, Grays Well Being, Director Young Carers Academy
  • Charlie Walker, student at the University of Exeter. NAPCE student committee member. Adviser on young people in the House of Commons.
  • Dr Matt Silver, CEO Pathways Education, NAPCE Vice Chair
  • Phil Jones, National Chair of NAPCE

Some speakers still to be confirmed and the programme may change due to circumstances beyond our control. Other speakers to be announced.

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