Members of the NAHT Aspire team will be at the NAHT Annual Conference, taking place at ACC Liverpool from the 1st to the 3rd May. If you want to find out more about Aspire, or talk to us about setting up an Aspire network in your locality and will be attending the conference, please come and find us in the Main Foyer at the conference.
‘One Great City - Great School Leaders’ St Andrews, the home of Birmingham City Football Club will be the venue for the first ever National Association of Head Teachers Birmingham summer conference. NAHT represents school leaders in every phase and sector of education and has been at the forefront of leading some of the City’s schools through the challenges of Trojan Horse. Rob Kelsall, NAHT’s Senior Regional Officer in Birmingham said: “We have some of England’s best school leaders here in Birmingham. This event is an opportunity to reflect on the pressures they’ve faced this year, whilst looking ahead to the future of education in this great City. Above all, that’s about putting children first, keeping them safe and allowing them become the best they can be.” The conference is FREE and welcomes both new and existing members who will hear from several inspirational speakers, including Jamie Barry and Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson, two Head Teachers whose working lives have been transformed by the pressures of school leadership in the past twelve months. Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson, Head at Anderton Park Primary School said: “Being a Head Teacher, with the futures of hundreds of children in your hands, is an enormous privilege. But it can also be a rollercoaster, as I have found this year. I’m looking forward to sharing my experiences with everyone.” This will be the first major gathering of Head Teachers after the general election on 7th May, offering an early opportunity for school leaders to think about how education will change over the next five years. NAHT general secretary Russell Hobby said: “Since we launched our own manifesto last May, we’ve pushed the government hard on key areas affecting children’s lives. We’ll continue to do [...]
New NAHT Aspire Partner Schools Networks will be starting this term in East London, South East London, the East Midlands and the West Midlands. If you want to be involved in this exciting venture and are based in one of these areas, now is the time to act as a few places remain for schools to join the programme through to the end of June. The main focus of this term’s work will be to develop approaches that accelerate the progress of learners. Network events and in school development work will take place right through the summer term to ensure that all participants will be in a position to make a great start to the new school year. . To find out more, please call the NAHT Aspire team on 0844 8099219 or visit http://nahtaspire-co-uk.stackstaging.com/partner-schools-programme/