Programme of Events

Friday 23 November 2018
Time Activity Location
8:30am to 9:30am Registration, refreshments and exhibition viewing Lobby Areas
9:30am to 9:40am Opening Address Dr Siobhán Fitzpatrick CBE Early Years – the organisation for young children Cranthorpe
9:40am to 10:10am Keynote by June O’Sullivan MBE Chief Executive, London Early Years Foundation
10:10am to 10:25am Plenary Session – Mark Langhammer, National Education Union (NEU)
10:25am to 10:40am Plenary Session – Fionnuala Walsh, BBC Children in Need
10:40am to 10:55am Plenary Session - Phelim Sharvin Ulster Community Investment Trust Ltd (UCIT)
11:00am to 11:30am Refreshment Break and exhibition viewing in the Lobby Areas

11:30am to 1:00pm CHOICE OF WORKSHOP

WS1 Action Planning for Improvement - Elaine McAllister, Kathleen Cassidy and Anne Davey, Education and Training Inspectorate Cranthorpe
WS2 Management of Finances for Groups - Melissa Halvey, Early Years Oxford 1
WS3 Supporting Relationships in Early Years Settings - Elaine Sterritt, Early Years Oxford 2
WS4 Governance for Leadership and Outcomes - Peter McKinney, Early Years Oxford 3
1:00pm to 2:15pm Lunch and Exhibition Viewing in Cranthorpe and Lobby Areas

2:15pm to 3:45pm CHOICE OF WORKSHOP

WS5 Developing and Implementing a Shared Education Policy - Audrey Rainey, Early Years Oxford 1
WS6 Outcomes for Strategic Development - Meabh Poacher, Early Years Oxford 2
WS7 Building Sustainable Management Committees - Diarmuid Moore, Early Years Oxford 3
WS8 Data Management and GDPR for Early Years settings - Caroline Mooney, Information Commissioner’s Office Balmoral
WS9 Trustees – what are your legal liabilities? - Roisin McCarthy, Lockton Altorf
4:00pm to 5:30pm Early Years Annual General Meeting (Members of Early Years only) Cranthorpe
7:00pm Arrival Reception and Award Presentations Cranthorpe
8:00pm Evening Dinner Cranthorpe
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