NEWS - AEWM Conference October 2015

Wednesday 14 October 2015 at the Arden Hotel


10.00   Conference Opening: Local Authorities and Pupil Attendance

Chris Kiernan Previously Director of Children’s Services / Currently Interim Manager 

 10.30   Developing Schools Capacity to Improve Attendance

Michael Gooch (Strategic Lead for Attendance for LB of Islington) 

10.50   Views of a Magistrate        

Deborah Bell Service Manager Key Working Service  LB Hillingdon and Magistrate

 11.00    Refreshments and networking

 11.20   ‘An update from the national Network’

Sandra Rothwell (Chair of National Network Child Employment and Entertainment)

11.50   ‘Challenges for Schools and Local Authorities on Improving Attendance’

Stefano Pozzi, Assistant Director, Achievement and Disadvantage Team (DfE)

 12.45    Lunch and networking

 13.45   The Prevent Agenda

David Etheridge Oxfordshire  Fire and Rescue Service

 14.15   ‘How attendance is at the heart of school improvement’ – a journey from special measures

Benedick Ashmore-Short Principal Hamford Primary Academy

Pearson Primary Headteacher of the Year 2014

 14.55    Refreshments and networking

 15.15   Elective Home Education – Excitement and Opportunity

            Jenny Dodd and Dave Harvey

Joint Chairs National Association for Elective Home Education Professionals

 15.55    Plenary 16.00    End


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