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Speeches: Day 1

Added: Mar 25, 2009 | Conferences

Thursday 19 March 2009

Relive the NATT+ Residential conference – or catch up if you were unable to attend. Below are most of the speeches made during the two days of the conference and a link to download the Powerpoint presentation if available.

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Sir Keith Ajegbo

Community Cohesion: Issues and Practice

KeithAjegboKeith was Head of Deptford Green school for 20 years, retiring in July 2006. Deptford Green is a mixed comprehensive in North Lewisham with a multi cultural intake in a socio-economically deprived part of the Borough. During his time as Head the school gained a reputation as a neighbourhood school with good citizenship education.

Keith received the OBE for services to education in 1996 and was knighted in 2007.
He led the writing of the report for the Secretary of State for education on ‘Diversity and Citizenship’ launched in January 2007.

Keith currently works as an adviser for the DCSF, for Future Leaders, as a school Improvement Partner for Newham LA, as chair of the 14-19 Humanities Diploma, as an associate for ICoCo and as Chair of The School Linking Network.

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Hugh Baldry

Ensuring Gypsy, Roma and Travellers are included in the Initial Teacher Training

Hugh is currently Head of Government Initiatives at the Training and Development Agency for Schools. He started his career as a primary teacher in a variety of schools in Cornwall and progressed to being a Head Teacher of a small rural primary school outside of St Austell in Cornwell.

In 1991 Hugh moved to London to be a Head Teacher of a large primary school in Wandsworth. Here he introduced primary French to the whole school and introduced Japanese to year 5 and 6.

In 1996 Hugh went to South Bank University as Head of Education and in 1999 he moved to the then TTA which is now TDA. Hugh has covered many remits including Partnership, Citizenship, National Strategies and currently Hugh’s focus is on the language developments in ITT.

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Ian Smith

Iconoclastic Solutions: “An Effective Inclusive Local Authority”

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