Consilium in conference, 2017

Birmingham, Lisbon, Oxford and Dubai

Members  of the Consilium Education team have been addressing conferences in Europe and the Middle East this year. Sustainable Schools, Digital Marketing in the field of education and listening skills for teachers are just three of the subjects we have been invited to talk about. In July our first conference was addressed by four leaders in the field of education and philosophy, including Professor Mick Waters and Sir Tim Brighouse.

July

Connecting Teachers Conference at the Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College 

Organised jointly with Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College, and hosted by Elly Tobin, College Principal and Consilium consultant, this was Consilium Education’s inaugural conference. Delegates enjoyed two lively days of networking and teacher-led workshops, with keynote speakers Professor Mick Waters, Sir Tim Brighouse, Teacher Toolkit founder, Ross McGinnis and social philosopher Roman Krznaric, getting each session underway with a series of thought provoking and inspiring talks. Consilium Education’s Peter Hudson was also in demand as a speaker on the subject of listening for school leaders and teachers.

For more on Roman Krznaric, empathy and learning see:

Empathy: perspective for learning

February

Sustainable schools: Paul Cabrelli at the COBIS Conference for Business & HR leaders

Paul Cabrelli was keynote speaker on the first day of the COBIS conference for School Business and HR leaders in February at St. Julian’s school in Lisbon. Speaking on the subject of sustainability in schools, he emphasised the importance of the business office working in close collaboration with academic staff, pointing out the significance of the relationship between the business manager to achieve sustainability in both an environmental and financial sense.

For Paul’s presentation and resource page for his keynote see:

Sustainability in schools

April

Going global: Andy Homden at the Said Business School, Oxford

Andy Homden was guest speaker in April at the ISC Seminar held at the Said Business School in Oxford for Educational Suppliers. Speaking about the use of Social Media to reach Educational Markets, he drew on the experience of Consilium Education’s work pioneering new ways of using Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to reach specific audiences within the international teaching community. Andy also spoke at GESS Dubai, 2017, looking at the importance of explicit language development to encourage analytical thinking and independent learning.

For more ideas from Andy Homden and digital marketing for schools see:

Improve your school website, now!

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