London, United Kingdom, July 06, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Capita’s 5th National Academies Conference provides guidance on how to make Academy status work in practice. Designed for schools considering conversion and those that have already made the transition, this conference provides the opportunity to hear from expert speakers who are embracing new freedoms to improve education.
With practical experiences from primary and secondary academies, this essential conference explores key issues including:
• Achieving effective governance and accountability
• Working with your local authority as a strategic partner
• Creating a flexible curriculum and offering new opportunities
• Developing sustainable leadership and strategic deployment of your workforce
Attend this event to learn how the academies agenda is being taken forward. Take away the latest policy and funding information as well as key legal guidance for academies. Don’t miss your opportunity to drive improvement, create better value for money and raise standards in this new educational landscape.
Chair: Roy Blatchford, Director, National Education Trust
Speakers Include: Matt Collins, Deputy Director Academies Delivery Group, Department for Education
Sue Baldwin, Director of Academies, Education Funding Agency
Cllr Stephen Castle, Cabinet Member for Education, Essex County Council and Representative, Local Authority Action Research Steering Group, Local Government Association
Dr Gary Holden, Executive Principal, The Hundred of Hoo School
David Palmer, Business Director, Wycombe High School
Martin Latham, Headteacher, Robinswood Primary School
Vic Goddard, Principal, Passmores Academy
Conference webpage: http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/public-sector-conferences/education/full-conferences/article/academies-conference-2.html?code=SMMK
Conference brochure: http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/pdfgen.html?filename=Academies_WOPDF.pdf&code=SMMK
This event also has an attached half day workshop:
Financial Management for Academies
Friday 19th October 2012 – Central London
With the increased need to realise efficiencies and demonstrate value for money, this half-day workshop provides you with strategic financial management and budgeting advice.
Becoming an academy creates new financial responsibilities; make sure you have the knowledge to manage this new independence and make the best use of funds.
Workshop webpage: http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/public-sector-conferences/education/full-conferences/article/financial-management-for-academies-half-day-briefing.html?code=SMMK
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