Event

Making the most of your BESA membership & an introduction to UK education

13 December 2018

We invite members and prospective members to join us at an open day at BESA’s offices. 

When

10:30am - 3:30pm

Where

BESA offices
20 Beaufort Court, Admirals Way
London
E14 9XL View Map

Price

Free

We invite members and prospective members to join us at an open day at BESA’s offices. 

 


The day will give you the chance to meet the BESA team and learn more about the benefits of membership, and then for those new to education the afternoon will feature an introduction to the UK education system. Attendees are welcome to come to either just the morning or afternoon sessions or to join us for both, depending on your needs. Please select the appropriate ticket type below.

The day will run as follows:

Morning: Making the most of your BESA membership

10:30-11:00am
Tea, coffee and networking

11:00-12:30pm
Making the most of your BESA membership
This seminar is designed to give you an overview of the full portfolio of services that BESA offers to ensure that your company gets maximum value from membership. It will be your chance to meet members of the BESA team and to understand our research programme, our campaigns, the wide range of member discounts offered, the UK events that BESA runs and our ever-increasing international activities!

12:30-12:40pm
EDUCATE overview
A member of the EDUCATE core team will give a brief overview of the EDUCATE project. This is a rigorous and comprehensive training programme, designed to help start-ups, SMEs, entrepreneurs and educators to develop, evaluate and improve their products and services with the use of research evidence. BESA works in partnership with the EDUCATE programme leading the onboarding process and assisting in their events. 

12:40-13:10pm
Lunch


Afternoon: An introduction to UK education

13:10-15:10pm
An introduction to UK education 
This session is designed for those new to working in education. BESA's Director Patrick Hayes will give a primer on the key structures of the English school system, the national curriculum, assessment and accountability within schools – alongside emerging trends, such as the rise of the Multi Academy Trusts. The workshop also aims to give participants a good working knowledge of the key government departments and agencies.

We look forward to welcoming you!