11+ Conference at the University of London

11+ Conference at the University of London

Woody Webster, the conference organiser, has asked me to give publicity to this.
Proceeds to a good cause. Tickets cost £25.   The National Tutoring Conference presents:

The 11 Plus Conference

1pm – 4pm, Wednesday 1st April 2015

Nutford House, University of London, Brown Street, London W1H 5UL

Bringing together teachers, head teachers, examiners and education industry experts in the area of the 11 plus preparation

Providing a platform for discussion and debate in the future of the 11 plus

Raising money for the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust. 

Contact: Cleo Watson

Tel: 07870559780

Email: info@nationaltutoringconference.co.uk

Confirmed speakers:

The sciences and humanities – is the 11 Plus too limiting in what it tests and prepares pupils for? – Harry Mount – The Telegraph

The Kent 11 Plus test was changed to make it less susceptible to coaching. What happened next?  Peter Read – Kent Advice

Fairness of pupil premium priority at lower scores in “tutor-proof” tests or tests that examine innate ability.  Mark Maclaine – Tutorfair

When education is reduced to astonishing absurdity. Dr Chris Ray – Reporting Inspector, Independent Schools Inspectorate and Member of the UK International Education Council

Are there advantages to private primary school education for the 11+? – Dee Francken – www.deefrancken.com

Comment from – Philip Alexandre – Touch-type Read and Spell

The full agenda and schedule for the event can be found at www.nationaltutoringconference.co.uk with regular updates posted to Twitter, via the hashtag #11plus