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

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