- Thursday, 30 November, 2017
18:00 - 19:30
18:00 – Registration
18:30 – Start
19:30 – End
With a Keynote address by
Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP
Minister for School Standards
A discussion of the role and importance of working teachers in the era of knowledge-based education.
A new, more demanding National Curriculum requires new, more demanding resources – and working teachers have a potentially crucial role in shaping and sharing these new materials. Join our expert panel of classroom practitioners to discuss the opportunities and challenges for involving teachers in the production of better resources for a better curriculum.
Robert Peal is a teacher, author of three textbooks on British history as well as a former teacher-in-residence at the Department for Education.
Robert Orme is author and editor of a new series of textbooks on Religious Education, and currently Head of Divinity at the West London Free School.
Emma Lennard is a former Primary teacher and now Primary Curriculum Consultant. As Curriculum Project Director and Schools Coordinator for the Core Knowledge Project UK, she designed and implemented extensive resources for a knowledge-based primary curriculum.
We will be joined by our Guest of Honour, Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP, Minister for School Standards—who will deliver a Keynote Address on the value and importance of textbooks in ensuring all young people receive the high-quality education they deserve.
Venue: Policy Exchange