We are delighted to announce that the following speakers will be delivering sessions at this year's Annual Conference:

Keynote speakers

Geoff Barton - General Secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders
The mirror and the telescope: what might our post-Covid educational landscape look like?

Clarissa Farr - Education Consultant
Beyond the book: leading in times of change

Professor Bill Lucas, Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning and Professor of Learning at the University of Winchester
The future of learning and the future of assessment

David Marquet, retired United States Navy captain and bestselling author of Turn the Ship Around and Leadership is Language
The New playbook for leaders

Baroness Helena Morrissey, DBE
Leading in turbulent times: the challenges and opportunities

Diana Osagie, founder, Courageous Leadership & The Academy of Women’s Leadership
Remarkable leadership - give yourself the permission to be courageous

Nigel Owens, MBE

James Shone, founder of the Charity I Can & I Am
Inflating balloons of self-belief

Dr Kathy Weston, Founder Tooled Up Education
Staff, pupil resilience and mental health across IAPS schools


Seminar sessions

What does ISEB stand for?  – Durell Barnes and Julia Martin, ISEB

Prep boarding update – Robin Fletcher, BSA

Strategic opportunities – mergers, acquisitions and sales – Kate Hickey, Harrison Clark Rickerbys

Beyond the classroom (benefits, barriers and best practice) – Andy Carley, School Outdoor Learning

Inspections: Now and the future -  Richard Johnson, ISI

Developing coaching cultures in schools – Julie Keyes, Educational Consultant

Providing opportunities for excellence: fulfilling the potential of ‘children in care’ through bursaries
John Towers, Headmaster, Homefield Preparatory School

Building impactful partnerships - Christina Astin, Education Consultant