We are delighted to confirm that our 2nd Unconference will be held on October 8th at the Microsoft Campus in Reading. We have a brilliant line up of facilitators. Please see below for our draft schedule:
SESSION 1: 10.30-11.15
Clarity: Annette Pryce - How to be an ally and role model for young LGBT+ people in Education
Communication: Fiona O’Sullivan - Tackling Difficult Conversations
Connection: Rosanna Raimato - Your Way
Community: Victoria O’Farrell - Supporting staff return to work after having a baby/ babies
Confidence: Kate Fiddian - How to knock the socks off the interview panel!
Collaboration: Chris Hildrew, Jo Gill & Sue Strachan - Women into middle and senior leadership: a case study approach
Challenge: Freya Odell - Having the confidence to lead and lead in challenging circumstances
Change: Annemarie Williams - Why early intervention is key to raising the bar on leadership equality.
Coaching: Andrea William Jones - Me, Myself and I. Believing, succeeding & flourishing.
Coaching: Melanie Bear - Building and sustaining personal resilience
Coaching: Emma Sheppard - Making the most of maternity leave
SESSION 2 11.15-12.00
Clarity: Emma O’Brien - Perspectives on the Pursuit of Professional Learning: Insights from Teachers who are Mothers
Communication: Kenny Frederick - How to have difficult conversations about yourself and how to blow your own trumpet!
Connection: Rachel Snape - #OnlyConnect
Community: Nancy Gedge & Jarlath O'Brien - SEND Panel
Confidence: Jill Berry - Applying for leadership roles with confidence
Collaboration: Lisa Peterkin, Olivia Page & James Toop - Making Co-Headship Work
Challenge: Sarah Hardy & Ellie Dix - Leading Behaviour: Not just a man’s game
Change: Joanna Postlethwaite - Head Teacher in Heels
Coaching: Anita Devi - Dream Coaching - turning ideas into reality
Coaching: Conor Heaven - Why 'why' matters
Coaching: Vini Bance -Technology in schools
SESSION 3 12.00-12.45
Clarity: Dr Kay Fuller - Feminist leadership II
Communication: Lucy Williams - The language of leadership
Connection: Naureen Khalid & Jo Penn - Governors’ Role in Recruitment
Community: Dr Kate Chhatwal & Carol Jones - Leading women leading the future
Confidence: Klara Rock - How to be a confident leader when you're not sure what to lead!
Collaboration: Clare Erasmus - Want to make Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing a whole school priority?
Challenge: Thora Eberts - How to be heard: influencing and managing up
Change: Kathleen Sorrell & Rebecca Taylor - Situational Leadership: adjusting your sails!
Coaching: Katie Fitzsimmons - Do as I do?
Coaching: Ruth Golding - Coaching the Leadership Imposter K
Coaching: Kathryn Lovewell - Leading Wellbeing
SESSION 4 1.45-2.45
Clarity: Liam Collins, Vic Goddard, Jon Chaloner & Jarlarth O'Brien - #HeforShe Panel
Communication: Ann Mroz, Natalie Scott & Nancy Gedge - Finding and using your voice
Connection: Nina Jackson - There isn’t a plaster for that! – Mental & Emotional Health – Stand Together
Community: Abbie Mann, Julie Hunter, Bukky Yusuf, Naomi Ward & Martyn Reah - #Teacher5aDay
Confidence: Summer Turner - If you don’t ask…
Collaboration: Claire Price - Journey to headship – how skills in diverse areas all help once you get there!
Challenge: Claire Nicholls - No more excuses: Breaking down barriers to leadership
Change: Jaz Ampaw-Farr, Bennie Kara, Ndidi Okezi - BAME Panel
Coaching: Megan Dixon - Developing communities of learners - research into practice
Coaching: Caroline Arnold - Get 0% more confident. NOW!
Coaching: Faye Kilgour - Start with the Heart
SESSION 5 2.45-3.45
Regional Networks & Our 8 Cs:
Julie Hunter, Kathleen McGillyCuddy, Ruth Golding - South West Regional Networks
Claire Price - Wales Regional Network
Gill Bradnam, Kerry Jordan Daus, Naomi Ward & Jules Daulby - South East Regional Network
Bukky Yusuf, Sarah Hardy, Allana Gay & Summer Turner - London Regional Network
Jaz Ampaw-Farr, Helena Marsh, Vanessa Whitcombe & Anita Devi - Eastern Regional Network
Kay Fuller & Maria Alexander - East Midlands Regional Network
Jenny Dutton, Amanda Pearce Burton & Keziah Featherstone - West Midlands Regional Network
Megan Dixon & Victoria O'Farrell - North West Regional Network
Jen Wilson, Vivienne Porritt & Sameena Choudry - North East & Yorkshire Regional Networks
Hannah Wilson & Caradh Pert - Northern Ireland & Scotland Regional Networks