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Veale Wasbrough Vizards are pleased to announce their Practical Strategies Conference being held at the Institute of Directors at 116 Pall Mall  London SW1Y 5ED on Tuesday 15 September 2015.

The day will be structured to give a practical insight into the steps that can be taken to develop a school as a leader in its market. Chaired by Richard Green, Chairman of AGBIS, the first part of the morning will include presentations from Julie Robinson, General Secretary of ISC and Robert Fletcher of Robert Fletcher & Partners. The afternoon plenary will be led by Peter Green, Headmaster at Rugby School.

There will also be a choice of interactive workshops giving more detail on some of the challenges and opportunities facing schools, with practical guidance on the steps that can be taken to strengthen the position of a school. The workshops will be run by school leaders and other experts with experience of delivering change in their schools and supported by VWV partners. Workshop topics will include:

  • Horses for Courses – winning governance: winning stable
  • Creating and managing media interest in your school
  • Managing change and development within schools
  • The market for international colleges in the UK – strategic opportunities and practical experience
  • Changes in qualifications and assessments: what are schools likely to do?
  • Risk management
  • Ten trends for governors
  • Pupil and parental engagement – setting and managing expectations
  • Effective management of staff accommodation

The event listing on the Veale Wasbrough Vizards  website contains more information about the Conference: