Free webinar for educators: Creating tomorrow’s workforce

13 May 2020

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Chiltern Teaching School Alliance teamed up with Working Options to run a free ‘Leadership Development in Education’ webinar for educators on 18 May entitled Creating tomorrow’s workforce: Outstanding work-related learning.

Speakers included Sir Clive Woodward, tech entrepreneur Nigel Morris and Founder of Fanbytes, Tim Armoo. 400+ teachers from around the UK took part.  If you missed it, here’s a video of the webinar.

The webinar :


Sufian Sadiq, Director, Chiltern Teaching School Alliance

Introduction and welcome

Nigel Morris, Tech entrepreneur and Non-Executive Director of The Guardian Media Group

Generation C, how the current situation is impacting young people now and longer-term and how teachers can support them to be ready to deal with this.

Julie Sneddon, Senior Business Director, ex-The Walt Disney Company Worldwide and Mars and Chair, Working Options in Education:

Bringing industry into the classroom, ensuring links to Gatsby and Ofsted and sharing their views on the importance of upskilling young people in school/college in preparation for when they leave education– show their bitesize lesson as an example of one way to incorporate work-related learning into the classroom

Timothy Armoo, CEO and Founder of Fanbytes 

How schools and leaders can take this as an opportunity to embrace technology, provide young people with the skills they need post-education and ensure blended learning continues as the ’new normal’:

Sir Clive Woodward  Rugby World Cup winning Coach, Sport Director TeamGB, Director of APEX2100, Founder of Hive Learning

A message to teachers.

Ken Edwards, Chief Executive, Working Options in Education, Nigel Morris and Julie Sneddon

Questions and Answers session

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