14-19 Funding
11 Mar 2010
3rd Annual Conference. Transferring the funding, transforming the system. Held at NH Jolly St Ermin’s, Westminster

From April 2010 local authorities will take forward funding of provision for 16-19 year olds. This conference for senior leaders in FE and secondary schools, local authorities, members of Regional Planning Groups and other experts, set out how the change has affected those involved and what is still to be expected.

Programme
10:00
Mark Corney, Director, MC Consultancy
Chairperson’s welcome

10:05
Michael Pettifer, Director of 14-19, Learning and Skills Council
Guidance of the 16-19 Funding Transfer: the role of YPLA

10:25
John Stone, Chief Executive, LSN
Bridging partnerships between colleges, schools and local authorities

10:45
Malcolm Trobe, Policy Director, Association of Schools and College Leaders
Building new partnerships with local authorities

11:05
Nick Duggan, 14-19 partnership manager, lead strategic role, Sheffield City Council
Building new partnerships with schools and colleges

11:25
Questions and discussion: Session 1
11:35
Refreshments, exhibition and networking
12:05
John Freeman CBE, Director, Raising Expectations Action Programme (REACT)
The transfer of commissioning and funding responsibilities

12:25
Mary Vine-Morris, Director, London 14-19 Regional Planning Group
Guidance on the 16-19 funding: Regional Planning Group

12:45
Professor Richard Pring, Lead director of the Nuffield Review of 14-19 Education and Training
Update on the Nuffield Review

13:05
Questions and discussion: Session 2
13:15
Buffet lunch, exhibition and networking
14:15
Nick Linford, Special Adviser on Funding and Performance, Edexcel Essential hints and tips for 14-19 funding on National Commissioning Framework
14:25
The leadership role of councils
Nick Linford, Special Adviser on Funding and Performance, Edexcel Terry Laws, Partnership Director, Nottinghamshire, Learning and Skills Council; designate Nottinghamshire County Council Jessica Stubbings, 14-19 Development Manager, East Sussex County Council Paul Guénault, Deputy Headteacher, Highgate Wood School Arts College

15:15
Refreshments, exhibition and networking