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LSBU to launch Centre for Education and School Partnerships

LSBU is set to put delegates ‘In the spotlight’ at a launch event for the Centre for Education and School Partnerships, to celebrate innovation and creativity
03 June 2016

The event, to be held on 16 June 2016, will showcase:

  • The work of London South Bank University's (LSBU)’s schools, students and alumni.
  • Workshops for beginning teachers.
  • Innovative practice presentations, and;
  • A panel discussion, ‘Teacher Education: In the spotlight’.

The panel will take the format of a lively debate where a range of professionals will consider how teacher education, and the quality of new teachers to the profession, affects them.

Topics for discussion will include the difficulties in the current educational policy climate, and the contemporary challenges we are experiencing from our different partners’ points of view.

This unique event will bring together for the first time perspectives from a range of disciplines including; early career teachers, teacher educators, authors and those responsible for education in the criminal justice system.

A range of speakers will also be sharing their experiences:

  • Pam Tatlow - Chief Executive, MillionPlus, The Association for Modern Universities.
  • Shaun Dellenty - Inclusion for All.
  • Jon Berry - Author, Teachers Undefeated.
  • Sarah Gee - Deputy Head - Gipsy Hill Federation.
  • Malcolm Whitelaw - HMP Swaleside.
  • Dr Jane Courtney - Director of the Centre for Education and School Partnerships (CESP) and International Teacher Educator.

Dr Jane Courtney said: “This launch event puts representatives from our diverse community ‘In the spotlight’ to celebrate their expertise and recognise their contributions to the education profession.

“We want to ensure that all stakeholders in our Centre for Education and School Partnerships have a voice.

“That’s why, through CESP, we will provide high quality training to meet the different needs of people in the profession at different stages of their careers, and find sustainable ways of ensuring our teachers and professionals thrive and represent our community in London.

“As the new Centre grows, we will continue to develop creative and innovative approaches to address the needs of learners and professionals across London by ensuring all stakeholders have a voice in the Centre and its development.”

The evening will conclude with networking opportunities, drinks and canapés.

Visit the Eventbrite page to register for your free place or visit the website to find out more about CESP and the School of Law and Social Sciences.