NASBTT Annual Conference 2019

The NASBTT Annual Conference ‘Change and Renewal’ (London) 

Wednesday, 16th October 2019

10.30a.m. – 3.30p.m.

Registration and refreshments from 10.00a.m.

Our Annual Conference will take place on Wednesday, 16th October 2019 at Ambassadors Bloomsbury, 12 Upper Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H oHX.


10.00a.m.                Arrival and Refreshments

10.30a.m.                Welcome Address

Ian Hollingsworth, Chair, NASBTT

10.40a.m.                The Year in Review

Emma Hollis, Executive Director, NASBTT

11.00a.m.                The new ITT core content framework                                

Rachel Hayward, Policy Advisor, ITT Content and Quality, Department for Education

11.30a.m.                Education Support

Daren Chisholm, Education Support Partnership

11.55a.m.                Elevate My Maths (NASBTT EMM)                                                

Dr. Graham Orpwood, Director of International Programs, Vretta, Anand Karat, President of Vretta and Emma Hollis, Executive Director, NASBTT

12.25p.m.                Place2Be Pilot: online introduction to mental health awareness

Sarah Houghton, Programme Leader, Mental Health Champions, Place2Be

12.45p.m                 Lunch

Lunch is available in Number 12 (the restaurant) and the Prosper Suite. Stand representatives and stakeholders will be available throughout lunch for delegates to network with.

1.30p.m.                  The recruitment and retention crisis: a story without hope?

Ed Dorrell, Deputy Editor and Head of Content, The Tes

Afternoon session 1

2.00p.m.                  Early Career Framework                                           

Harriet Loos, Early Career Framework Team, Department for Education

2.00p.m.                  DfE’s new Apply: how you can get involved

Chris Davis, Deputy Service Owner – Find and Apply, Teaching Workforce Directorate, Department for Education

Afternoon session 2

2.25p.m.                  Surgery Session                                                        

During this session you can ask Emma Hollis and other stakeholders any questions that you may have

2.25p.m.                  Innovative Practice                                                      (Enterprise Suite)

Treena Philpotts, Director of Nottinghamshire Torch SCITT/TSA and NASBTT Innovative Practice Award Winner 2019

2.55p.m                   ITE inspection: 2020 and beyond

David Storrie, HMI Specialist Advisor for ITE, Ofsted

3.30p.m.                  Closing plenary                                                        

Ian Hollingsworth, Chair, NASBTT



3.45p.m.                  NASBTT Annual General Meeting                          (Prosper Suite)

Our Annual General Meeting will take place after the Annual Conference.

Members are welcome to attend this meeting.


Stands are located in the Enterprise Suite Foyer and Enterprise Suite and Prosper Suite. These are available to view on arrival, during lunch and at the end of the conference.



Please note admission to this conference is only availble via pre-booked places.

Photo permissions

Please note that we will be taking photographs throughout today. On completion of the booking form for this conference you gave/declined consent for the use of these photographs. You can change or withdraw your consent at any time. If you wish to change your consent, you must do so in writing to please also inform Alison Hobson or Jayne Hoskins on the day.

Social media

If you are tweeting about the programme, please use the hashtag #NASBTTEvents and don’t forget to include our twitter handle @NASBTT.

Terms and Conditions

Invoices will be issued on receipt of the booking.  Full payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date.

Cancellations must be received in writing no later than 30 days before the date of the event and will be subject to an administration fee (10% of the delegate cost).  Cancellations must be sent to  Cancellations received after this time or not put in writing will be subject to the full delegate fee, which will also be charged in the event of non-attendance.

Name changes can be made at any time, up to the day before the event at no charge.

NASBTT will not be able to offer refunds for cancellations arising from events outside of its control.

NASBTT reserves the right to alter the programme and change the speakers without prior notice.