6-8 May 2017
The 36th COBIS Annual Conference will return to the InterContinental London O2 in Greenwich, 6-8 May 2017.
The theme for this year's conference is Transformations.
Programme and Speakers - Keynote speakers will include:
- Professor Dame Alison Peacock, CEO, Chartered College of Teaching
- Professor Ian Robertson, Chair in Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, and author of The Stress Test and The Winner Effect
- Robert Senior, CEO Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi
- Bill Sweeney, CEO, British Olympic Association
To download a copy of the provisional programme, please click here.
The conference programme will explore a range of themes including:
- Schools, leaders, teachers - transforming the lives of children and young people
- How schools nurture talent and evolve ideas to create better learning opportunities and outcomes for students
- Evolution of the international education sector - how the COBIS community, through working together, sharing ideas and best practice, can transform the direction of international education at local, national and international levels
- Transformative initiatives and approaches - in the classroom and beyond
- Sustainable leadership and teacher supply - developing staff and transforming leadership potential in schools
- Transforming culture in schools to create centres of lifelong learning
Delegate Booking Information - Delegate booking is now open. Please click here for more information and booking forms.
Exhibitor Booking Information - Booking for the exhibition is now open. Please click here for more information about the exhibition and booking forms.
Accommodation - The main conference hotel is the InterContinental London - The O2. Reduced rates have been negotiated for conference participants. Please click here for more information about hotel accommodation including costs and booking instructions.
Shoulder Courses - COBIS will also be offering a number of additional courses before and after the conference.
- Safer Recruitment in International Schools - Saturday 6 May 2017 (ahead of the main conference) - £295 plus VAT per person - more information and booking forms
- Advanced Child Protection - Tuesday 9 May 2017 - £295 plus VAT - more information and booking forms
- CPML Facilitator Training - 3-5 May 2017 - a training course for Senior Leaders interested in delivering the COBIS Programme for Middle Leaders - more information and booking forms
- Pre-Conference Seminar and Afternoon Tea - UK Education Policy Update (hosted by GL Education) - Saturday 6 May 2017, (ahead of the main conference - no charge - more information and booking forms
To read the post-conference newsletter from the 2016 COBIS Annual Conference, please click here.
To view the conference programme from the 2016 COBIS Annual Conference, please click here.