The all-day event will take place at Dillington House, Ilminster on Thursday 26 March 2020 and will include 15 workshops. Click here to view the full agenda.
The packed day will be full of workshops and sessions led by our support services and event partners, a chance to browse a wide range of exhibition stands, and opportunities to network with colleagues from across Somerset and beyond.
We are delighted to announce the following Keynote Speakers will be attending the conference:
Jimmy Rotheram - Music Coordinator at Feversham Primary Academy.
Following the recent buzz in the press and being featured on The One Show and various media across the world, we are delighted that Jimmy will be joining us to speak about his approach to Music lessons which turned his school around. This year Jimmy was shortlisted for the top 50 of the Varkey Foundations Global Teacher Prize, recognising him as one of the most influential teachers in the world. He is currently part of the DfE's Model Music Curriculum panel. Read more at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-45483930
Richard Dunne - Harmony Education Lead.
The Harmony Project's Richard Dunne will talk about supporting young people in developing a 'duty of care' towards the environment and the role education has to play in empowering them to become future leaders of sustainability.
Roy Leighton - Education Innovator, Associate of Independent Thinking Ltd
Roy is a highly creative educational innovator stretching schools, school leaders and classroom teachers to redefine what we mean by teaching, learning and leadership in the 21st century. Roy will be presenting the five ways to build character to assist pupils, staff and schools to attain the outcomes that they need both academically and socially.
Our exhibition hall will feature stands from our SSE and SCC services as well as: Into Film, Action Mats, National Citizen Service, SASP, UNICEF, South West Heritage Trust, SPAEDA, Talk the Talk, LIFEbeat and more!
Click on this link to see more details and to book onto the 2020 conference - www.supportservicesforeducation.co.uk/conference2020