Education in Lincolnshire: What does the future hold?
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Education in Lincolnshire: What does the future hold?

A free conference for parents, governors and teachers, sponsored by the Centre for Educational Research & Development. University of Lincoln

No booking required

Education reforms nationally and locally are making huge changes to schooling in Lincolnshire. What is driving these changes? Are the arguments educational or economic? What’s in it for the County’s children?

If you don’t know the answer to these questions…if you want to engage in serious, open debate about the future of the County’s schools… then this event is for you.

The questions are important to get right – the answers are too important to get wrong.

Conference Programme

Keynote Speaker: Melissa Benn
(Author of School Wars: the Battle for Britain’s Education)

Also featuring Peter Downes (national authority on school finances), Alasdair Smith

Workshops  on Curriculum, Governance, Finance and Employment

Expert Panel (Q&A) 
(Governors, Councillors, Union Officers answer your questions)


2-5 p.m. Saturday 3rd March EMMTEC Auditorium
University of Lincoln, Brayford Campus (Click for a map of the campus)

(Close to bus and rail links, ample car parking)

Conference programme with full workshop details here – Education in Lincolnshire – programmev1

Get conference updates via twitter – #cerdconf


Book launch and reception (5. p.m.) Towards Teaching in Public: Reshaping the Modern University (Continuum Press). Edited by Professors Mike Neary, Les Bell and Howard Stevenson, with contributions from colleagues at the Centre for Educational Research and Development.

Evening Social (8 p.m. – midnight) at The Platform, Lincoln Students Union.  Join us for an evening of music with live bands to support UN millennium development goals for promoting girls’ education in Africa and to celebrate International Women’s day.

Admission free Collection for Rwanda Girls’ Initiative

(supporting girls’ education in Rwanda)



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