Each conference also includes sessions for members to share and discuss good practice, updates and strategies such as “Retention & Retrieval”, “Sharing CDP across schools”, Appraisal, Leadership Development

2017-18  – Geoff Barton, ASCL General Secretary, on “The challenges and benefits of being a leadership partner in the current climate”

2016-17 – Prof Toby Greany from IoE looked at the evidence on how to lead partnerships and local school-led systems that secure trust in these turbulent times

2015-16  – Alan Arnett: Transitions: dealing with the emotions of change; Steve Head: Strategies for outstanding leadership

2014-15  – Roy Leighton on high impact leadership ; Alan Arnett: Change management in challenging times, keeping the faith and that of others

2013-14  – Professor Brent Davies  ‘Developing your strategic and sustainable leadership skills in challenging times’ and ‘Developing strategic leadership talent in your school;   Simon Cooper-Hind – Innovation in Education

2012-13   – Professor Denis Mongon, “Effective Leadership is Associate Leadership”