AMiE Leadership Conference

A full round-up of the inaugural AMiE Leadership Conference

More than 100 members attended the inaugural AMiE Leadership Conference in central London.
Catch up on the key points - and buzz - of the day in this special conference report by education communications consultant Nick Bannister. 

An ethical answer to the education crisis?

Ethical leadership... hope… positivity... these words don’t often feature in the current national education debate, but they played a central role in joint president of the National Education Union, Niamh Sweeney's keynote speech.

An ethical answer to the education crisis?

Ethical leadership... hope… positivity... these words don’t often feature in the current national education debate, but they played a central role in joint president of the National Education Union, Niamh Sweeney's keynote speech.

Positive mindset, positive leadership

Leading psychologist Dr Roger Bretherton addressed the challenge for leaders who may rise to the challenges of tough times when it comes to the effective leadership of their schools and colleges, but often fall down on the management of themselves.

Positive mindset, positive leadership

Leading psychologist Dr Roger Bretherton addressed the challenge for leaders who may rise to the challenges of tough times when it comes to the effective leadership of their schools and colleges, but often fall down on the management of themselves.

The importance of hope

Marie-Claire Bretherton spoke about her experience of leading in challenging times in her keynote speech and shared tips for leaders who want to project hope.

The importance of hope

Marie-Claire Bretherton spoke about her experience of leading in challenging times in her keynote speech and shared tips for leaders who want to project hope.

Moving the jersey forward

Keynote speaker Steve Chalke, founder of the Oasis Community Learning multi-academy trust, illustrated the importance of authentic leadership and working as part of a team with the story of his chance meeting with the late New Zealand rugby legend Jonah Lomu.

Moving the jersey forward

Keynote speaker Steve Chalke, founder of the Oasis Community Learning multi-academy trust, illustrated the importance of authentic leadership and working as part of a team with the story of his chance meeting with the late New Zealand rugby legend Jonah Lomu.

Working in partnership with your governing board

Guest speaker, Claire Keetch of the NGA, gave delegates a detailed insight into the advice and support available to governors on creating effective partnerships with the governing board.

Recruiting and retaining staff - best practice

National Foundation for Educational Research statistician, Jude Hillary, presented findings from a study into recruitment and retention of teachers and looks at the reasons behind teachers leaving the profession.

Personal and organisation resilience

Stress may be a characteristic of many school and college staffrooms today but they can tackle it through learning resilience and the support of leaders, Christine Clark - specialist in the psychological risks of stress in the workplace - told delegates.

Hear what our delegates had to say about the day. 

Hear what our delegates had to say about the day. 

Resilience: Surviving and thriving in education

Each delegate received a copy of the latest publication in AMiE’s Excellent Leaders series, which contains case studies, scenarios, tasks and reflective conversations.

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