Festival of Education 2022

Thursday 7 July 2022

08:45 - 17:30

Wellington College

Duke's Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7PU

The 12th Festival of Education will take place across the 2 days in July, with 300 thought-provoking sessions from some of education's leading thinkers.

Date: 7 July
Time: 10.00 a.m.
NFER's Head of Classroom Practice and Workforce, Ben Styles, joined NAHT's panel on 'A tutoring revolution for schools – can the NTP succeed?'. Ben drew on NFER’s numerous research projects looking at the impact of Covid-19 on education.

Date: 8 July

Time: 11.15 a.m.
NFER's Psychometricians, Karim Badr and Tara Paxman, held a session on 'A holistic study of the impact of school closures on Key Stage 1 children'. They drew on research from NFER's report 'Impact of school closures and subsequent support strategies on attainment in Key Stage 1'.

Date: 8 July
Time: 12.15 p.m.
NFER's Research Directors, Lisa Morrison-Coulthard and Jude Hillary, and Head of Knowledge Team, Amanda Taylor, held a session on 'How can the education system prepare young people with the right essential employment skills for future?'. They were joined by Julie McCulloch, Association of School and College Leaders. The discussion focused on NFER’s 'The Skills Imperative 2035' project, which is looking at the skills needed for the future of work.

Date: 8 July
Time: 14.15 p.m.
NFER's School Workforce Lead, Jack Worth, held a session on 'Improving racial equality in the teacher workforce'. He was joined by Headteacher, Nabila Jiwa, and Assistant Headteacher Djamila Boothman. Jack drew on research from NFER's recent report 'Racial equality in the teacher workforce'.

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