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13 June: #InformEd

Evidenced Informed Education Policy

The changing Labour leadership presents an opportunity for development of the party’s political offer. Education conferences are plentiful, and politically engaged educationalists are too – but there seems to be a disconnect between the practitioners and the policy-makers.

#InformEd seeks to bridge that gap. 

The hope is to gather – under one roof – the people with real, professional experience of working with children, families and communities, and the people responsible for Labour policy.

Teachers, school-leaders, researchers, activists, governors – too often, they can’t make the ‘proper’ Labour conference because they’re working. We need Labour policy wonks and Labour law-makers to come and listen to us.

Date: Saturday 13th June 2020

Time: 10am – 4pm

Place: Sheffield

Would you be interested in contributing as a speaker? 

Get in touch with Gary Hammonds on twitter: @hammonds_gary90 

or via email: gary.wootton@teachfirst.org.uk

Further information will be available soon - confirmed Speakers so far include:

Prof. Stephen Gorard - Poverty and disadvantage and their impact on attainment
Cat Jones - Parental engagement
Catherine Brentnall - Enterprise education
Haili Hughes - Resit culture and the class divide
Jack Deakin - Casualisation of teachers' working conditions and pay
Gary Hammonds - Creating 'social value' in disadvantaged communities
Melissa Benn - Reviewing the Coalition and Corbyn years: 5 things Labour now needs to address re its education policy for the future
Matt Hood - Making schools schools again
Baz Ramaiah - Exclusions
Simon Duffy - The purpose of education is citizenship
Sameena Choudry - #WomenED
Tom Highnett - Shaping the curriculum
Sally Riordan - Tackling educational inequality through the Pupil Premium
Ashley Pearce - The link between local government and schools
Mike Murray - Reframing education
Maggie Browning - The future role of citizenship
Callum Wetherill - Booths: Remove, Relate, Repair

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