Colin Hill

Presentation Title:
Why Metacognition is important in Education
Details:
This presentation explores 4 key reasons why educators should explore and practice metacognitive strategies in all subjects and stages of education, helping the teaching and learning process to become more positive. Discussing the Metacognition Teaching Strategy, which offers a template for teachers and students in how to plan, manage and complete tasks among different subjects, applying skills previously gained.

Suited for: All.

Presentation time: Tuesday 9th June 2020 at 12.45 pm.

Kit Rackley (WEM)

Presentation Title:
Interactive Climate Services for the Classroom
Details:
This talk will showcase powerful interactive climate services designed for industry but useful for the classroom. It will also introduce a brand new free, online interactive tool to explore climate and energy data designed for educational use in consultation with teachers and experts thanks to funding from the European Commission through the ECMWF Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S).
Suited for: Secondary and FE teachers.

Presentation time: Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 10.26 am.

Tara Walsh

Presentation Title:
A whole-school approach to teaching the Sustainable Development Goals
Details:
The session explores how and why schools should integrate the UN Sustainable Development Goals across the curriculum.
Suited for: School leaders.

Presentation time: Thursday 11th June 2020 at 10.01 am.

Kiran Satti

Presentation Title:
Reading Fluency
Details:
Reading fluency is the bridge between decoding and comprehension. Walk along with me!
Suited for: Early Years, primary, secondary teachers and school leaders.

Presentation time: Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 12.27 pm.

Lisa Thomas-Brown

Presentation Title:
Learning while teaching
Details:
Sharing ideas about studying for a Masters or PhD and working full / part time in the classroom. Practical tips and ideas including motivation, choosing a course, fees and finding dedicated time to pursue your studies.
Suited for: All.

Presentation time: Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 3.02pm.

Gemma Sanchez & Liz Cronshaw

Presentation Title:
The Importance of developing Mindsets in schools
Details:
The theory of Growth Mindset, the importance and impact it can have in your children and your staff and you personally.
Suited for: All.

Presentation time: Thursday 11th June 2020 at 10.18 am.

Nuzhat Uthmani

Presentation Title:
Global Citizenship across the Primary Curriculum
Details:
How to look at integrating aspects of global citizenship into daily teaching within the Primary classroom. This is to ensure that the values of global citizenship are better embedded instead of having stand-alone themed weeks. GC covers a variety of values, from sustainability to decolonising the curriculum.
Suited for: All.
Presentation time: 9th June 2020 at 3.31pm.

Gillian Bridge

Presentation Title:
Better mental health in the classroom – how to slip it into any lesson
Details:
An explanation of what good mental health consists of and will show how the principles can be incorporated into most subjects – without overtly discussing it as a topic.
Suited for: All.

Presentation time: Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.08 am.

Simone Facey Holst

Presentation Title:
Motherhood, school leadership and career progression
Details:
The presentation will discuss the impact of school culture and school structure on the career progression of teachers who are mothers of young children (0-18 yrs). What are the challenges that hinder the progression of mothers aspiring towards school leadership? What are the opportunities available that can enhance career progression during these critical years? The discourses engaged with for this presentation will be collated from my doctoral research on the above mentioned topic. It will draw on the literature reviewed and the findings reached from this study.
Suited for: All.

Presentation time: 9th June 2020 at 4.02pm.

Jack Worth

Presentation Title:
Teacher autonomy: how does it relate to job satisfaction and retention?
Details:
Will discuss the findings from recent research by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER), the first large-scale quantitative study of teacher autonomy in England and its importance for retention. The research shows that teachers’ perceived autonomy over what they do in their jobs and how they do it is strongly associated with greater job satisfaction and intention to stay in the profession. The talk will explain the implications for school leaders, also drawing on the supporting guidance on the research, developed by the Teacher Development Trust.
Suited for: All.

Presentation time: 9th June 2020 at 4.21pm.

Tim Mobbs

Presentation Title:
Celebrate small wins massively
Details:
How to build a personal, and team ethos of recognising and celebrating success based on research from Teresa Amabile.
Suited for: All.

Presentation time: 9th June 2020 at 5.57 pm.

Zara Sahota & Ayan Farah

Presentation Title:
Strength in difference
Details:
What impact do you have as a teacher? Beyond your teaching responsibilities, do you realise the power of the conversations with all the pupils you talk to? From the Equality Act 2010 to ‘multicultural’ and other buzzwords on school websites… In this interactive workshop 2 teachers explore their past and discuss how it has informed their practice in the teaching profession.
Suited for: All.

Presentation time: Thursday 11th June 2020 at 6.07 pm.

Ann Marie Christian

Presentation Title:
Practical strategies for safeguarding children in your setting
Details:
Discussions about the key principles needed in keeping children safe and how to promote a whole school approach.
Suited for: All.

Presentation time: Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 5.39 pm.

Karen Eamens

Presentation Title:
Dealing with Difficult Emotions
Details:
We can’t control what happens to us in the course of a school day, but we can control how we respond. I teach science based people skills (from positive psychology and neuroscience) so that we can master our minds and successfully navigate the challenges of our profession.
The focus of this talk is on understanding what’s happening in your body and your brain when you experience difficult emotions (stress, overwhelm, anxiety, fear, anger) and learning three instantly actionable strategies that will allow you to be happier and healthier.
Suited for: All.

Presentation time: Thursday 11th June 2020 at 1.30 pm.

Shrehan Lynch (Dr)

Presentation Title:
Restorative Practice
Details:
This talk will discuss what restorative practice is, what research surrounds restorative practice and how it can be used in school settings to break away from traditional behaviour management techniques and challenge the status quo for a more equitable, social, and emotional norm in schools today.
Suited for: Primary, Secondary, SENCO teachers and leaders.

Presentation time: Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 1.27 pm.