2017 Livery Education Conference

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The annual conference for secondary school Headteachers will take place at Staple Inn Hall. The theme is ‘Apprenticeships: Their place in the modern world’ with presentations by the Lord Mayor and Baroness Wolf of Dulwich as well as time for round table discussions.

The event provides an opportunity to members of the Livery concerned with education to discuss and exchange views with the Heads on how Livery and schools can work together to help pupils.


  • Investigating apprenticeships and vocational education in schools
  • Developing the partnership between Livery Companies and schools


8.15 Registration

8.45 Welcome LSL Chairman Lis Goodwin

8.50 Opening speech The Right Hon. The Lord Mayor Andrew Parmley

9.15 T levels: a genuine new route? Or another false dawn?

Baroness Alison Wolf of Dulwich

9.45 Breakout discussion groups

10.15 Coffee

10.45 Case study of a partnership a Livery Company and a school Andrew OvertonWorshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers  and Wendy Bower, Head at Royal Docks Community School

11.05Volunteer brokerage platform and other actions in the past year David Barker

11.20 Breakout discussion groups

11.45 Feedback:  key points for future planning

12.00 Concluding remarks Lis Goodwin

12.05 Networking with light refreshments

12.45 Close

Discussion group questions:

Session 1 How might Livery Companieshelp schools in developing understanding of apprenticeships?

Session 2 What should be thefurther actions for links and help going forward?

The event is organised by Livery Schools Link with the Worshipful Company of Actuaries and the Worshipful Company of Educators.