Connecting Teachers


Connecting Teachers International Learning & Teaching Conference

Connecting Teachers was the first Birmingham-based International Learning and Teaching Forum, launched in 2017.

Key note speakers:

Sir Tim Brighouse – British educator & former chief commissioner for schools.
Prof. Michael Waters – Former Director of Curriculum at the Qualifications & Curriculum Authority.
Roman Krznaric – Roman has been named by The Observer as one of Britain’s leading popular philosophers.
Ross McGill aka @TeacherToolkit – A deputy head & the most followed teacher on Twitter in the UK!
Key Features:

• Workshops
• Exhibitors
• Networking
• Access to free teaching resources

Key Topics:

• Assessment that informs & supports progress
• Improving writing skills
• Active learning strategies
• Raising achievement of the less able
• Activities to inspire the gifted & talented
• Stretch & challenge for the middle ability
• Questioning for higher order thinking
• Managing low level disruption
• Personal, social & moral development
• Innovative approaches to additional learning support
• English as an Additional Language and English for Speakers of Other languages (EAL & ESOL)

Joseph Chamberlain College co-hosted the 2017 conference in partnership with Consilium Education.