Innovation in the Face of Austerity: Building Better Schools
The BCSE Annual Conference 2012 will be held on 12th and 13th November in Liverpool. We are pleased to announce our keynote speakers - including Mike Green, Head of Capital at the Education Funding Agency. Following the start of the Priority Building Programme and the release of the baseline designs our conference will use the story and context of Liverpool to discuss how we continue to build better schools despite the many challenges that face us.
Timings and venues
Day 1 - Welcome & Study Tours
11.30 - 13.00 The Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool (registration from 10.30am)
13.00 - 17.00 Study Tours around Liverpool
19.00 - 21.00 Evening Reception at The Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool
Day 2 - Main Conference
9.00 - 17.00 Gateacre School, Liverpool (registration from 8.30am)
Keynote: Stephen Twigg, Member of Parliament for Liverpool West Derby (invited)
Keynote: Mike Green, Head of Capital, Education Funding Agency (confirmed)
Keynote: Jane Corbett, Cabinet Member for Education and Children's Services, Liverpool
Gerard Lonergan, Head Teacher, Gateacre School
Jayne Hettle, Director for Education, Morgan Sindall
Alan Coole, Director of Scape
Professor Alan Dyson, Professor of Education, Manchester University
Juno Hollyhock, Executive Director, Learning Through Landscapes
£250 + VAT -- schools, LAs, charities, and other education providers
£300 + VAT -- private sector (BCSE Members rate)
£450 + VAT -- private sector
Tickets -- there is no reduction in ticket price if you choose only to attend one day. You can share tickets between different company employees but an additional admin charge of £30 is applicable - please email Suzanne if you require this ticket option.
To book your ticket please use the button below.
Who should attend?
Contractors, Architects, Suppliers and Consultants
Learn how you can get ahead of the game by hearing direct from the Director of Capital at the EFA and discover what others in the industry are doing to innovate in these challenging times. Can you afford not to be involved in the conversation?
Schools, Local Authorities, Academy Trusts, Third Sector
Learn how to make the most of your school environments, find out how to obtain funding to improve your school and grounds and discover how other people are doing innovative things with their learning environments.