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Capita's National Conference on Curriculum Reform - Wednesday 20th June 2012, Central London


With the Government’s response to the Expert Panel’s National Curriculum review is due this term, Capita’s Curriculum Reform Conference is perfectly timed to provide crucial guidance on the construction and content of the new National Curriculum due to be implemented in September 2014.

Central London, United Kingdom, April 12, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Hear from the Department for Education and Ofqual about achieving the correct balance between core, foundation, basic and local curricula as well as the interaction between the curriculum, assessments and qualifications.

Implications of the changes will be examined in streamed sessions, designed specifically for primary and secondary school settings. Don’t miss this chance to ensure you are prepared for implementation and equipped with the knowledge to lead your team through the transition process.

Chair: David Birch, Associate Director, National Education Trust

Speakers include:

- Senior Representative, Department for Education
- Dennis Opposs, Director of Standards, Ofqual
- Paul Bennett, Director, Primary School Leadership and Acting Director, School Improvement, National College of School Leadership
- Nansi Ellis, Head of Education Policy and Research, Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL)
- Kerry Godsman, Senior Teaching and Learning, Adviser (Literacy), Hertfordshire County Council
- Jan Beames, Headteacher, Cherry Orchard Primary School

Benefits of attending:

- Hear directly from the DfE on the development of a slimmed down curriculum and the timetable for implementation
- Understand how the curriculum review is driving innovation to deliver assessments that promote attainment and progression
- Take away best practice guidance on designing more effective teaching and learning to deliver personalisation within the curriculum
- Find out how to prepare for change by increasing teachers’ flexibility and communication and developing training programmes
- Identify the main shifts in compulsory subjects including proposals to continue the teaching of modern foreign languages (MFL) from Key Stages 2 to 4
- Explore how a renewed focus on improving literacy skills is integral to all Key Stages and must be embedded across the curriculum
- Learn lessons on boosting critical digital skills by incorporating ICT-based learning across subject areas

For more information please follow the links below:

Website: http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/public-sector-conferences/education/full-conferences/article/curriculum-reform-conference.html?code=SMMK

Brochure: http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/pdfgen.html?filename=Curriculum_Reform_WOPDF.pdf&code=SMMK
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