11KBW Education Law Conference for schools and universities, Leeds 2017

January 10th, 2017 by Claire Halas

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The 11KBW Education Group will be taking its very successful London Education Conference to Leeds on 23rd February 2017.  The conference will be divided into two separate sessions – schools in the morning and universities in the afternoon with a lunch for all in the middle of the day.  The topics to be covered are listed below and both sessions will be chaired by James Goudie QC and include the opportunity for questions and answers.

Topics to be covered in the schools session in the morning will include:

  • Challenges to OFSTED decisions
  • EHC plans for 19-25 year olds
  • Fundamental British Values in education
  • Term-time holidays
  • SEN case law update

Topics to be covered in the universities session in the afternoon will include:

  • The Higher Education and Research Bill
  • Freedom of speech on campus
  • Immigration issues
  • The new General Data Protection Regulation
  • Procurement topics
  • Challenges to academic judgment
  • Reasonable adjustments and competence standards

Delegates can attend either the morning or afternoon sessions or can book to attend both (there is discount of 10% if you book both).

Click here to download the conference programme.

Conference details

Date: 23rd February 2017

Venue: Crowne Plaza – Wellington St, Leeds LS1 4DL

Registration for the morning session will be from 9.00am with the conference starting at 10.00am. Registration for the afternoon session will be from 1.00pm with the conference starting at 1.30pm. Lunch will be from 12.30pm – 1.30pm.

Cost: £40 + VAT (£8.00) = £48.00 per session. If you wish to attend the full day we will give a 10% discount on the price (for both sessions cost = £86.40 including 10% discount)

CPD: this conference will be accredited with 2.5 hours for the morning session and 3 hours for the afternoon session with both the SRA and BSB.

How to book

To book your place on this conference please email RSVP@11kbw.com with the delegate name, firm, email address and any purchase order details you may require. Please clearly state which session you would like to attend.

You will be sent a confirmation email of your place and invoiced.

We do not have the facilities to accept payments by credit or debit cards.

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