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researchED 2016 National Conference

10th September 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

researchED’s annual conference is back! The fourth of our national events, where we focus on the best minds and voices in education from the UK and beyond. Below, you will find ticket sales, current list of speakers, and download links for the programme and timetable.


Nick Gibb, Minister of State for School Standards
Eva Hartell, Senior Lecturer tech, science and math for Haninge schools, PhD KTH Stockholm
Alex Quigley, English teacher and Director of Learning & Research at Huntington School
Brett Wigdortz OBE, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Teach First
David Weston, Chief Executive of the Teacher Development Trust
Pedro de Bruyckere, Educational Scientist and Teacher Trainer, Arteveldehogeschool Univeristy College
Phillippa Cordingley, Chief Executive, CUREE
Frank Füredi, emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Kent
Carol Davenport, Director, Think Physics
Kieran Dhunna Halliwell, Writer, Teacher Researcher and creator of Culture Chat
John Tomsett, Head Teacher, Huntington School
Sri Pavar, postgraduate in software engineering
Ben Riley, Founder, Deans for Impact
Sri Pavar, Software Engineering post-graduate
Oliver Caviglioli, Director at Train Visual
James Murphy, secondary AP
Richard Adams, The Guardian
David Didau, educational Learning Spy
Dr Gary Jones, Educational Consultant
Sam Freedman, Director of research, Teach First
Dr Becky Allen, Director of Education Datalab
Joanna Williams, education editor at Spiked
Nick Rose and Harry Fletcher Wood, researchers for Teach First
Andrew Old, Educational Contrarian, Super pedant and Blogging Mandarin
Laura McInerney, Editor, Schools Week
Jon Brunskill, Primary Teacher
Eric Kalenze, Author, ‘Education Is Upside-Down’
Stuart Kime, Director, Evidence Based Education
Michael Fordham, History Teacher, West London Free School
Louis Coffait/ Prof Tristram Hooley, Head of Research and Data at The Careers & Enterprise Company
Heather Fearn, History and Politics teacher
Daisy Christodoulou, Head of Research, ARK schools
Martin Robinson, Author of ‘Trivium 21st century’
Katie Ashford, English Teacher
Jo Facer, English Teacher
Bodil Isaksen, Maths Teacher
Oliver Quinlan, Senior Research Manager: Raspberry Pi Foundation
Andre Tomlin, Founder, National Elf Service
Claire Fox, Director, the Institute of Ideas
Professor Rob Coe, University of Durham
Dame Alison Peacock, Head Teacher
Professor Paul Kirschner, Open University of the Netherlands
Kathy Ecclestone, author, ‘The dangerous rise of therapeutic education.’
Tim Oates, Group Director of Assessment Research and Development at Cambridge Assessment
Ann Griffiths/ Russell Winard/ Kirsty Bowman Vaughan, the Money Advice Service
Amanda Spielman, ex-Chair OFQUAL, HMCI-in-waiting, OFSTED
Mike Bell, Evidence Based Teacher Network
Stephen Hickman, teacher of sociology & psychology, occasional blogger
Anita Devi, SEND consultant
Jude Hunton, secondary Deputy Head & Chris Peirce, HoD
Sergej Visser, Teacher, trainer, coach
Paul W Bennett, Education commentator, consultant and author
Tarjinder Gill, Teacher/Advisor/Blogger
Sean Harford, HMI and Ofsted’s National Director, Education
Dr Stanley Kutcher, Youth mental health expert
Professor Philip Garner, University of Northampton
Christina Preston, MirandaNet founder
Summer Turner, teacher, East London Science School
Marilyn Leask, Visiting Professor of Education at De Montfort University
Richard Skelton, educational psychologist
Leora Cruddas, ASCL Director of Policy and Public Relations & Julie McCulloch, ASCL Primary and Governance Specialists
Suzanne O’Farrell, ASCL Curriculum and Assessment Specialist
Plonie Nijhof, mathematics and education researcher at Hermann Wesselink College
Rodica Ernst-Militaru, Master of Evidence Based Innovation in Teaching, the University of Maastricht
Loic Menzies, Director of LKMco
Jane Manzone, Primary Teacher
Charlie Stripp, Director of the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics
Matt WalkerBen WhiteKaty Theobald, CEBE
Kathy Weston, independent researcher
Michael Fordham, history teacher
Dr Pooky Knightsmith, director, Charlie Waller Trust
Professor Philip Garner, University of Northampton
Katie Eldridge, Iris Connect
Natalie Perera, Head of Research, Education Policy Institute
Karen Wespieser NFER & Emma Kell
James Mannion, Science Teacher and Educational Consultant
Gary Davies, Physics Teacher and Computational Physics Postdoc
Alex Pett, Associate Director, ChangeLogic
Clarissa Valiquette & Vikki Weston, Pearson
Ed Dorrell, Comment and Features Editor, TES
Tim Leunig, Chief Analyst & Chief Scientific Adviser Department for Education
Jen Persson, coordinator of defenddigitalme
Ove Christensen, Center for Skole og Læring
Plus…Debates all day hosted by the Institute of Ideas
Capital City Academy
Doyle Gardens
Willesden, London
NW10 3ST
More details as we get them, but because this event always sells out quickly, we wanted to give people a chance to pre-book. We hope you can make it for a day of challenge, learning, sharing, myth busting and collaboration.
Best wishes
Tom Bennett
Founder, researchED

Sponsored by:

Unison Education & Children's Services




10th September 2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Capital City Academy
Doyle Gardens
Willesden, London NW10 3ST United Kingdom