Festival Speakers


Please find below details of confirmed speakers for The Telegraph Festival of Education 2016. Look out for further updates over the coming weeks. We still have over 150 speakers to confirm – so watch this space!

We are currently pulling together the line-up for 2016. If you are interested in speaking or would like to suggest a speaker, please complete the following form – click here.

Correct as at 04.01.2016 – subject to change.

Speakers

Andrew Carter

Andrew Carter

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Executive Headteacher, South Farnham School

Andrew Morrish

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Chief Executive, Victoria Academies

Andy Cope

Andy Cope

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Trainer and author

Andy Guest

Andy Guest

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Divisional director, Cambridge Education

Andy Tharby

Andy Tharby

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Research & Development Leader, Durrington High School

Barnaby Lenon

Barnaby Lenon

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Chairman, Independent Schools Council

Carol Davenport

Carol Davenport

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Director, Think Physics

Caroline Creaby

Caroline Creaby

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Assistant Headteacher, Sandringham School

Charlotte Vere

Charlotte Vere

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Executive Director, Girls' Schools Association

Daisy Christodoulou

Daisy Christodoulou

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Research and Development Manager, Ark

David Weston

David Weston

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Chief Executive, Teacher Development Trust

Dr Kathryn Weston

Dr Kathryn Weston

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Educational researcher, Keystone Aspire

Emma Knights

Emma Knights

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Chief executive, National Governors’ Association

Eric Stoller

Eric Stoller

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Blogger, Inside Higher Ed

Fearghal O’Nuallain

Fearghal O’Nuallain

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Teacher, St Paul's Academy

Gareth D Morewood

Gareth D Morewood

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SLE, Priestnall School and Honorary Research Fellow, University of Manchester

Gary Jones

Gary Jones

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Independent Researcher and Consultant

Geoff Petty

Geoff Petty

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 Author and trainer

Gerard Kelly

Gerard Kelly

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Communications consultant, Gerard Kelly & Partners

Hywel Jones

Hywel Jones

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Headteacher, West London Free School

Ian Morris

Ian Morris

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Head of well-being, Wellington College

Iesha Small

Iesha Small

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Assistant Headteacher, Kings Langley School

James Williams

James Williams

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Lecturer in Science Education, University of Sussex

Jenny Fogarty

Jenny Fogarty

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Senior lecturer, London South Bank University

Jo Penn

Jo Penn

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School Governor, Newstead Wood School

John Roberts

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Chief executive, Edapt

Jonathan Haslam

Jonathan Haslam

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Manager of Dissemination, Institute for Effective Education, University of York

José Picardo

José Picardo

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Assistant principal, Surbiton High School

Julie Hunter

Julie Hunter

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Assistant Headteacher, Bradon Forest School

Nigel Genders

Nigel Genders

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Chief Education Officer, The Church of England

Leon Cych

Leon Cych

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Consultant, Learn 4 Life

Stathis Stefanidis

Stathis Stefanidis

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Director, Phi Tuition Ltd

Kalwant Bhopal

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Professor of Education and Social Justice Organisation University of Southampton

Katy Granville-Chapman

Katy Granville-Chapman

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Director, Wellington Leadership Institute

Kevin Mclaughlin

Kevin Mclaughlin

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EYFS teacher, Old Mill Primary School

Laura McInerney

Laura McInerney

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Editor of Schools Week

Lynn McCann

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Specialist Autism Consultant, Reachout ASC

Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

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Director, Education Evangelist

Mary Roche

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Lecturer in Education, St Patrick's College Thurles

Martin Illingworth

Martin Illingworth

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Senior Lecturer in Education, Sheffield Hallam University

Neil Humphrey

Neil Humphrey

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Research Co-ordinator, University of Manchester

Nancy Gedge

Nancy Gedge

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SEN teacher, Widden Primary School

Naureen Khalid

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Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Newstead Wood School

Oliver Quinlan

Oliver Quinlan

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Director, Quinlearn

Paula Bosanquet

Paula Bosanquet

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Head of Training and Development, University of East London

Philippa Cordingley

Philippa Cordingley

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Chief Executive, CUREE

Rachel Dent

Rachel Dent

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Head, The Abbey School

Rachel Kelly

Rachel Kelly

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Writer, Mental Health Campaigner

Ralph Scott

Ralph Scott

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Head of Citizenship and Political Participation, DEMOS

Reuben Moore

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Director Of Leadership, Teach First

Richard Petty

Richard Petty

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Headmaster, Berkhamsted Sixth

Ryan Hopton

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Head of Wellbeing, The Wellington Academy

Steve Chinn

Steve Chinn

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Visiting professor, University of Derby

Rob Wood

Rob Wood

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Assistant principal, The Wellington Academy

Ruth Gilbert

Ruth Gilbert

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CEO, Career Colleges Trust

Shaun Allison

Shaun Allison

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Deputy Headteacher, Durrington High School

Steve Adcock

Steve Adcock

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Deputy Director of Academies, United Learning

Sue Cowley

Sue Cowley

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Author/Teacher/Chair of Preschool Committee

Summer Turner

Summer Turner

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Director of Teaching and Learning, East London Science School

Tarjinder Gill

Tarjinder Gill

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Teacher Advisor/Consultant

Tim Worrall

Tim Worrall

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Director of music, King Edward VI Grammar School

Tom Sherrington

Tom Sherrington

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Headteacher, Highbury Grove School