We have a fantastic line-up of keynote speakers waiting to take you through every stage of a child's education from early years to post-16, including:

  • Anne Longfield OBE, Children’s Commissioner for England

  • Emran Mian, Director of Strategy and Social Mobility, DfE

  • Emma Lewell, Shadow Minister Education, Children and Families

  • June O'Sullivan MBE, Chief Executive of LEYF Nurseries

  • James Bowen, Director, NAHT Edge

  • Tim Coulson, Independent Chair, Norwich Opportunity Area Partnership Board and CEO of Samuel Ward Academy Trust

  • Sam Butters, CEO, Fair Education Alliance

  • Thelma Walker MP, Education Select Committee

  • Joan Deslandes, Headteacher, Kingsford Community School

  • Dr Carol Shanahan, Co-Chair of Stoke-on-Trent Opportunity Area Partnership Board

  • Professor Sonia Blandford, CEO, Achievement for All

Following lunch, delegates will have the opportunity to attend three panel or speaker-led breakout sessions, choosing from an array of different topics. Click here to see the full list.

If you would like to attend our national conference you can book your tickets here!