Book your place: ECS Professional Seminar 2019

Book your place: ECS Professional Seminar 2019 on Friday 22 November

Prospect's Education and Children's Services Group will be holding its 2019 professional seminar at the Newcastle Gateshead Marriott Hotel on Friday 22 November.  

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The guest speakers will include Ian Mearns MP, who sits on the House of Commons Education Select Committee, and Kim Mitchell, assistant director of the Department for Education's Regional Delivery Division North.

This event is a great networking opportunity with fellow education professionals and underlines our commitment as a union to facilitate your Continuous Professional Development. We run this free event for the benefit of our members, so please come to show your support, to meet your fellow members and get inspired to further your career.

Lunch and refreshments is included but please book your place in advance by contacting us at [email protected] or telephone 01924 207890.

ECS Professional Seminar 2019
Newcastle Gateshead Marriott Hotel
22 November, 10.45am-3.15pm


10:00: Refreshments and registration

10:45: Welcome from the ECSG President

11:00: Ian Mearns MPHOC Education Select Committee will discuss the role of the select committee education policy developments and challenges.

12:00: Refreshment break                        

12:15: Kim Mitchell, Assistant Director, DfE Regional Delivery Division North will take a look back at the Opportunity North East (ONE) programme one year on from its launch in October 2018.

13:15: Lunch

14:00: Reflections on contributions and the challenges facing educators in the 2020s including the ECSG Biennial report

14:45: Biennial General meeting - including announcement of the new ECS GEC (Members only)

15:00: Closing remarks from the ECSG President

15:15: Close