Capita’s 4th National Academies Conference – Tuesday, 31st January 2012, Manchester
Published by Catherine Kennedy for Capita Conferences in Education
Capita’s 4th National Academies Conference is taking place on Tuesday, 31st January 2012 in Manchester
Keynote Address: Henry Watson, Head of Academy Converters Division Department for Education
Keynote Address: Andy Brown, Director of Academies for North of England, YPLA
Chair: David Wootton, CEO,The Emmanuel Schools Foundation and Chair, IAA
Mark Blois Partner and Head of Education, Browne Jacobson Solicitors
Jenny Andrews, Deputy Director of Children’s Services Manchester City Council
Brendan Loughran, Principal Darwen Aldridge Community Academy
As the Coalition Government seeks to expand its Academies Programme further; Capita’s 4th National Academies Conference focuses on the process of transition and how to maximise the benefits of conversion.
Key issues addressed at the conference include:
- Collaboration between schools, businesses and Local Authorities for school improvement
- Funding streams and access to services
- Challenges and opportunities associated with transition
- Managing the legal framework of conversion
Whether you are a school wanting to learn how best to ensure a smooth transition, or an existing academy looking for the challenge and benefits of sponsoring a school, this conference will provide you with much needed realistic advice from key strategists and reputed practitioners.
With a practical focus, this must attend event focuses on the hot topic of collaboration, coupled with the challenges and rewards of the conversion process.
Contact: Catherine Kennedy – 020 7202 0557 / Catherine.firstname.lastname@example.org