Claire Stoneman

Deputy Head of Academy and English teacher, Erdington Academy, Birmingham
Speaking at


How do you set up a regional researchED conference?

In this session, Claire will explain how she established Birmingham’s first researchED conference: researchED Brum. She will outline the some of the things for new researchED conference organisers to consider, and how you go about making your researchED conference a great success.


Claire is the organiser of #rEDBrum, which she established in 2018. She is deputy head of academy at Erdington Academy. Claire is also a member of the Midlands Knowledge Schools Hub Steering Group, blogs at, and tweets at @stoneman_claire.