Events: Apr 2021

Portsmouth hub-led event - Leadership conference

1 November 2017 (All day)

Portsmouth Hub is hosting a leadership conference with a fantastic line-up of speakers at the leading edge of the sector.

Alongside our own Dame Sue John, contributors include Dame Alison Peacock (Chartered College of Teaching), Robert Hill (former adviser to Tony Blair), Andy Buck (Leadership Matters), Maria Dawes (Deputy RSC) and David Bartram OBE (SEND expert). In addition to these speakers, a range of carousels and panel discussions will be running to develop and enhance your...

Camden hub-led event - Primary Teach Meet

7 December 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Camden Hub is hosting a primary Teach Meet with a Christmas flavour!

Join great teachers from across Camden and beyond to share ideas, things that work and on-going new initiatives. Good games, research, web links, great lesson ideas, new projects, lesson study outcomes – and a Christmas drink! There will be ample opportunities to network and gather take-away materials.

When : Thursday 7th December 2017, 5pm-7:30pm

Where: Eleanor Palmer Primary School, Lupton Street...

Enfield hub-led event: Improving primary and secondary literacy through the use of Activators

23 January 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Southgate School in Enfield hub is hosting an interactive half-day session based around using Activators to improve the literacy and independent academic writing skills of all students, particularly those who speak as English as an additional language. The session is free to all Challenge Partners member schools, and delegates will have the opportunity to observe lessons and see the activators approach in action.

Where : Southgate School, Sussex Way, Enfield EN4 0BL When : Tuesday...

South East London hub-led event: primary marketplace

31 January 2018 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

South East London hub is hosting a best practice sharing event for all primary primary practitioners - this annual marketplace follows a teach meet format and is not to be missed, with over 30 practitioners sharing practice covering a wide variety of topics.

Where : Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Rd, Blackheath, London SE3 9RQ When : Wednesday 31st January 2018, 4:30pm - 7pm Who is it for? All primary practitioners

A buffet tea will be included; if you would like to attend, please...

London West hub-led event - A holistic approach to school improvement: improvement through wellbeing

28 February 2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

London West hub is hosting an all-day conference with a fantastic line-up of speakers. The conference will focus on school improvement though the wellbeing of all its stakeholders i.e school leaders and teachers as well as pupils, which is key to achieving sustainable improvement. This conference will address contemporary issues such as staff retention, resilience and emotional well-being of school leaders, transgender awareness, how to teach resilience to pupils and much more.


Challenge Partners National Conference 2018: connect, collaborate, create

7 March 2018 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Materials from the National Conference 2018: connect, collaborate, create

Challenge Partners in a box - Prof. Sir George Berwick

Workshops: connect

Seven habits of highly...

East Midlands South and Ash Field joint hub-led event: Nudges in Education

21 March 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

East Midlands South and Ash Field hubs are hosting a joint conference in association with the Behavioural Insights Team (BiT). BiT have a proven track record of using behavioural science to help us better understand and tackle the barriers that are faced by students, parents and teachers.

This conference promises to inspire delegates and provide practical strategies, which will enable you to ‘nudge’ students and parents, to do the right thing.

When : Wednesday 21st March...

Impact Alliance hub-led event: Powerful Conversations training with Sue Sommerville

22 March 2018 - 1:15pm to 4:00pm

Impact Alliance hub are hosting a Powerful Conversations Training programme, led by Sue Sommerville (Mighty Atom Learning).

Do you sometimes avoid having ‘difficult conversations’, like giving challenging feedback to a staff member or offering sensitive feedback?

This is a practical workshop which will help you reframe ‘difficult’ to ‘powerful’ so that you can have conversations which interrogate reality, provoke learning, tackle tough challenges and ultimately enrich...

Inspire Partnership hub-led event - Teach Meet

28 March 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Inspire Partnership hub is hosting a Teach Meet on primary practice. This is an informal gathering of those curious about teaching and learning, and is FREE to all Challenge Partners schools.

When : Wednesday 28th March, 4:30pm-6:30pm

Where : Foxfield Primary School, Sandbach Place, Woolwich, London SE18 7EX

Who is it for? Primary practitioners

Using a marketplace approach, attendees can select the tables they wish to visit. These range from short...

Torbay hub-led event: Making Effective Use of Teaching Assistants

3 May 2018 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

Torbay Hub are delighted to announce that they are welcoming Rob Webster to Torbay on Wednesday 3rd May.

He will be presenting evidence and offering advice on how schools can optimise the impact that Teaching Assistants have in schools.

When? Wednesday 3rd May, doors open 9am for a 9:30 start and 3pm finish

Where? Shiphay Learning Academy, Exe Hill, Torquay TQ2 7NF

Who is it for? Primary practitioners

This is a free event and colleagues from other...