9:00 – 9:45

Registration & refreshments

9:45 – 10:00

Chair’s Welcome and Introduction

Dr David George, Educational Consultant and First Chairman and President of NACE

Keynote 1

10:00 – 10:30

Essential policy update: a major change for G&T in 2009

Tim Dracup, Gifted and Talented Lead, DCSF

Keynote 2

10:30 – 11:00

Engaging staff with G&T: developing a whole-school approach to provision

Ian Warwick, Senior Director, London Gifted and Talented

11:00 – 11:10

Question and answer session

11:10 – 11:40

Morning refreshments

11:40 – 12:40

Streamed Sessions 1

1A

1B

1C

1D

Case study on managing time as a busy G&T leader: leading high quality provision under time constraints

Using data to track pupil progress and evaluate your G&T provision: making informed interventions

An introduction to leading G&T: developing your policy and action plan and gaining support from your SLT

Differentiating learning for G&T students in the classroom: activities to create challenge in a mixed ability class

Ian Warwick, Senior Director, London Gifted and Talented

12.40 – 13:40

Lunch

Keynote 3

13:40 – 14:10

Case study on embedding G&T provision in classroom teaching: personalising learning for G&T pupils across subjects

14:10 – 15:10

Streamed Sessions 2

2A

2B

2C

2D

Developing G&T pupils as independent learners by teaching them personal, learning and thinking skills

Anne de A’Echevarria, Director, Thinkwell Consultancy

Identification: criteria and strategies for finding your G&T pupils

Jane Hobson-Pells,

AST for G&T,

Stockport School

Tackling underachievement: intervention strategies with disadvantaged pupils, reluctant learners and

SEN/G&T students

Sue Soan, Principal Lecturer and Leading Academic G&T

Differentiating learning for G&T students in the classroom: activities to create challenge in a mixed ability class

Ian Warwick, Senior Director, London Gifted and Talented

15:10 – 15:40

Afternoon refreshments

15:40 – 16:40

Streamed Sessions 3

3A

3B

3C

3D

Effective ways to handle parental involvement

in G&T

Cost-effective strategies for G&T provision: making the most of a limited G&T budget

Engaging G&T pupils in learning:

raising aspirations and communicating opportunities

Secondary enrichment activities to take away: new ideas for extra-curricular learning

John Senior, Educational Consultant and Author

 16:40

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