20/20 Vision Conference 2019

Starting: September 21, 2019 | 9:15am - 3:00pm

Saturday, 21st September 2019

The Alban Teaching School Alliance is delighted to announce this year’s conference:

20 /20 Vision – ATSA Conference 2019

Key Notes:

Anna Kyrk, School 21

A curriculum of the Head, Heart and Hand: how to develop a big education

C J Simister

What does it mean to be Future Smart?



£55 per ticket or £250 for 5 tickets

Please make a booking for each delegate.  If you make 5 bookings we will adjust invoicing accordingly to honour our group discount.

If you do not have individual delegate details at the time of booking please book using details for a central contact however we will need delegate details confirmed prior to July 2019.

Programme of Events

09:15-09:45 Registration, workshop sign up, market place
09:55-10:05 Welcome by Claire Robins, OBE, Headteacher Sir John Lawes School
10:05-10:45 Keynote speaker –  Anna Kyrk, School 21
10:45-11:15 Break, networking and market place
11:15-12:05 Workshop A
12:05-13:00 Lunch, networking and market place
13:00-13:50 Workshop B
13:50-14:50 Keynote speaker – C J Simister: What does it mean to be future Smart?
14:50-15:00 Close by Margaret Chapman, Headteacher St Albans Girls’ School

Headline Sponsors

Medical Mavericks                                          Netop Vision



Final workshop line-up comprises:


Introduction to BlueSky
Using IDOCEO to plan lessons and monitor students
Why Wow? (How can we help a child to become an independent learner?)
Marvellous metacognition – putting the evidence into everyday practice
Going Paperless: using apps for efficiency
How to put knowledge at the heart of the curriculum
Vocabulary in the classroom: why vocabulary is so important, and how we can make our classrooms “word-rich”
Implications of the new OFSTED framework for Sixth Form Leaders
Supporting returning to work parents and making the transition easier
Curriculum : the three I’s and Ofsted 2019
First Impressions Count
Teaching to Mastery in the foundation subjects (Primary)
Designing and leading a whole school initiative on student leadership
Behaviour for Learning
Hands Down, Think! Effective Questioning in the Primary Classroom


Building a curriculum that stands up to scrutiny
Owning your career
Mental Health and Suicide in Young People
Using Book Groups to encourage staff and parental engagement
Challenging the “most able” and promoting independence in the classroom through the use of technology
Retrieving and Retaining Knowledge: knowing what students need to know and making them know it
From recycling to revolution: making your eco team a meaningful way of creating active and engaged citizens
Effective Plenaries and Self Assessment.
Everything you ever wanted to know about Literacy, but were afraid to ask!
“But they could do it in the lesson!” Lessons from cognitive science on how to secure long-term learning
Maternity Teacher Paternity Teacher : Life Friendly Leadership: People, Parents, Professionals – Finding the Right Balance for Your School
Providing an inspiring, evidence informed, knowledge led curriculum for all
Teaching Programming

Detailed information will be published to booked delegates regarding workshops and their selection before the event.