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Upcoming Alternative Provision in Education Conference by Capita Conferences – 20th May, Manchester


Published by Naomi Wood for Capita Conferences in Education and also in Central Government, Local Government

A One Day National Conference

Alternative Provision in Education

Tuesday 20th May 2014 – Manchester


This conference has an attached half-day workshop
Effective Commissioning of Alternative Provision
Wednesday 21st May 2014 – Manchester

With the imminent publication of the Department for Education’s next interim report on the School Exclusion Trial, and the recent release of guidance for school staff on behaviour and discipline, this conference will provide a crucial update on schools’ increased accountability for their alternative provision.

You will hear from the Children’s Commissioner for England, Ofsted and best practice case studies on how to strengthen partnership working between schools, Alternative Provision Academies, Pupil Referral Units and local authorities, , to ensure the delivery of a high quality education for all pupils.

Expert Speakers Include:


  • Chair: David Moore CBE, Former HMI
  • Keynote Address: Sue Morris-King HMI, National Lead, Behaviour and Attendance, Ofsted
  • Keynote Address: Dr Maggie Atkinson, The Children’s Commissioner for England, Office of the Children’s Commissioner
  • Audrey Swann, Acting Head, Alternative and Complementary Education and Residential Service (ACERS), Lancashire County Council
  • Roger Burman, Headteacher, Winterhill School
  • Sandra Hibbert, Headteacher, Manchester Hospital School
  • Judith Evans, Headteacher, The Cusworth Centre
  • Nico Dobben, Headteacher, Thetford Alternative Provision Free School


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