Meeting the Challenge

Date: Thursday 21st May 2015 11:00 - 4:30

Venue: The Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1B Map

Information and papers can be downloaded from the 2015 papers page.

Keynote speaker:

Rt. Hon. Charles Clarke
Secretary of State for Education and Skills, 2002-4
Visiting Professor, School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies, University of East Anglia

Seminar leaders:

Denise Cush, Professor of Religion and Education at Bath Spa University

Mary Myatt, Mary Myatt Lead Ofsted inspector, Culham St Gabriel’s Lead Consultant for Teacher Conferences, adviser, writer and trainer


11:00 Arrival, registration and coffee
11:30 Welcome and introductions
11:40 Keynote address: Charles Clarke
12:10 Question time
12:45 Business meeting:

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Minutes of the AGM held on 22 May 2014
  3. Chair’s report
  4. Accounts and Treasurer’s report
  5. Secretary’s report
  6. New VC and Exec members
  7. Matters arising on the minutes, not previously addressed
  8. Advance notice of changes to the constitution
  9. AOB (Please notify the secretary by midday Monday 18th May)

1:30 Lunch

The afternoon will comprise seminar addresses from Denise Cush and Mary Myatt, with opportunities for SACREs to ask questions, share, discuss and reflect before an announcement about the Westhill awards and closing remarks from our new Chair.

4:30 Close of conference