Festival of Education

Where those who inspire find their own inspiration


23 - 24 June, 2016

Berkshire, England - Wellington College

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'An event so vital, so enjoyable, and bursting with CPD.'

Over two days, The Telegraph Festival of Education in association with Microsoft, brings together the very best of education’s most forward thinking advocates, practitioners of change, policy makers and educators in one of the leading forums for thought leadership, CPD and debate.

If you are involved in, or passionate about education, this inspirational event is for you. Come and join the thousands of other Festival-goers who explore, celebrate, learn, debate and connect.

Be inspired by our impressive speakers, get involved with workshops and activities and connect with other educationalists, teachers, students and parents.

Book your tickets to the most enjoyable and rewarding festival of 2016.

Festival Zones and Themes in 2016
The Telegraph Festival of Education will provide Festival-goers with influential and inspirational speakers, workshops, CPD activities, unrivalled networking opportunities and, most importantly, fun! The content will be separated into zones such as: policy and inspiration, primary, secondary, governance, leadership, business admin and finance and a dedicated Student Zone. Themes might include: curriculum, inspection, policy, sport, research, partnerships, technology, creativity, the arts and more.
Who should attend?
Put simply The Telegraph Festival of Education is for anybody with an interest in education - the breadth of content is designed to suit all levels of interests and expertise. With the Student Zone, the Festival is now able to welcome and inspire whole classes and their teachers. Last year the Festival attracted over 5,000 people including leadership teams, teachers, governors, students, parents, education suppliers and others.
Who can you expect to hear from?
Having cemented itself as the UK’s premier forum for thought leadership, innovation and development, The Telegraph Festival of Education continues to attract the very best of education’s most forward-thinking advocates, practitioners of change and policy makers. In 2015 speakers included: Sir Ken Robinson | Carole Dweck | Angela Lee Duckworth | Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP | Michael Wilshaw | Piers Morgan | Tinie Tempah and over 300 others.

Headline speakers

Headline Partners

The Telegraph

The Telegraph

Founded in 1855, the Telegraph is Britain’s most popular quality news publisher

The Telegraph
Microsoft

Microsoft

Empowering every student to achieve more.

Microsoft
BBC

BBC

BBC Learning transforms lives through education, delivering BBC Bitesize, BBC Live Lessons and educational campaigns, this year including BBC micro:bit and BBC Comedy Classroom.

BBC
Pearson

Pearson

Learning is a never-ending road of discovery, challenge, inspiration, and wonder. For many, it is the route to a job or career progression. That’s why Pearson is focused on helping learners at every stage of their journey. Because we believe wherever learning flourishes, so do people.

Pearson
Wellington College

Wellington College

One of the world's top coeducational day and boarding schools founded in 1859, just outside London, combining innovation with 150 years of history.

Wellington College
Summerhouse Events

Summerhouse Events

Summerhouse Events is a bespoke event management company designing and managing a wide range of events tailored to the education industry.

Summerhouse Events

Content partners

NGA

NGA

The National Governors’ Association aims to represent all school governors and trustees in England.

NGA
Sir John Cass Foundation

Sir John Cass Foundation

“Promoting participation and achievement in education”

Sir John Cass Foundation
Barclays LifeSkills

Barclays LifeSkills

LifeSkills aims to inspire and equip young people with the key skills needed in the workplace, boosting our economy and supporting our society

Barclays LifeSkills
ASCL

ASCL

The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) is a leading professional body representing more than 18,000 school, college and system leaders across the UK.

ASCL
Institute of Ideas

Institute of Ideas

A forum committed to open and robust public debate in which ideas can be interrogated, argued for and fought over.

Institute of Ideas

Media partners

Schools Week

Schools Week

If you want a weekly newspaper packed with in-depth, investigative education journalism, determined to get past the bluster and explain the facts then Schools Week is for you.

Schools Week
INDEPENDENT EDUCATION TODAY

INDEPENDENT EDUCATION TODAY

Independent Education Today (IET) is a market-leading magazine and website reporting on all aspects of private education...

INDEPENDENT EDUCATION TODAY
EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

Education Technology (ET) is the UK’s market leading ed tech media portfolio...

EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY
Academy Today

Academy Today

Academy Today (AT) is market-leading digital platform for the academy and free school sector....

Academy Today

Festival Sponsors

Sodexo

Sodexo

Pupils’ health, wellbeing and satisfaction is at the root of everything we do. We aim to deliver fresh food you can be proud of; food that will make your pupils smile.

Sodexo

Festival exhibitors include

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Group booking discounts available

Group Tickets

The Festival is a great opportunity for colleagues and friends to enjoy CPD and for whole classes to benefit from this exceptional and inspiring environment. We offer discounted ticket rates for groups of 5 or more.

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ONE DAY FESTIVAL TICKETS

Attendance for one day of the Festival of Education.

£80 (+VAT) Book tickets

NQT Festival Tickets

Special discounted 2 day festival tickets for NQT's.

£35 (+VAT) Book tickets

University in One Day

A day of liberal arts and philosophy for 16- to 19-year-olds at the Telegraph Festival of Education.

£15 (+VAT) Book Tickets

Student tickets

Improved secondary school student zone for the Festival of Education 2016. Group discounts available.

£15 (+VAT) Find out more

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