Conference programme

10:00-10:30 Arrival and registration

10:30-10:40 Welcome 

10:40-10:45 Introduction to keynote speech by Kate Cavelle, Allen & Overy

10:45-11:15 Keynote speech by Professor Lord Winston

11:15-11:45 Introducing Causeway Education, including Q & A

11:45-12:15 Chris Millward, including Q & A

12:15-13:00 Panel discussion and Q & A: Working in Partnership in the Field, with contributions from Natalie Perera (Education Policy Institute), Femi Bola, Nikki Lane (East Coast College), Simon Pedley (Ormiston Academies Trust) and Sarah Young (Impetus-PEF)

13:00-14:00 Networking lunch

14:00-14:30 Keynote speech by Martin Lewis, including Q & A

14:30-15:15 Workshop rotation 1

See workshop details opposite

15:15-15:30 Tea and coffee break

15:30-16:15 Workshop rotation 2

See workshop details opposite

16:15-16:45 Plenary and close


We're running four workshops in the afternoon. Each will run twice: once at 14:30 and again at 15:30, so you can attend any two. 

Effective teacher CPD for widening participation to higher education: What does successful teacher development look like?

With contributions from Bridget Clay (Teach First), Dr Annalisa Alexander (Imperial College London) and Joanna Marchant (King's College London).

E-mentoring for widening participation to Higher Education: What makes an effective e-mentoring programme?

With contributions from Suzanne Maskrey (The Brightside Trust) and Michael Dosanjh (The University of Nottingham)

School partnerships and the challenge of attainment raising: How can partnerships increase attainment in schools?

With contributions from Carole Smith (Urban Scholars, Brunel University), Naomi Burley-Baker (The Access Project), Richard Eyre (The Brilliant Club) and Nasser Latif (Nottingham Trent University)

Making the link from school to Higher Education: How do we create successful student transitions?

With contributions from Doug Jennings (University of Bristol), Hannah McAuley (Ark Academies), Sue Wisbey (Allen & Overy) and Samantha Dangerfield (Causeway Education)