The Knowsley Education Forum will be held termly and free to attend. The forums are aimed at Head Teachers, School Business Managers, Finance & HR Officers, Senior Leadership Teams and Governors who want to keep up to date with relevant changes and developments in the education sector.
We are keen to deliver the most relevant topics the education sector will find beneficial, therefore if there are any areas you would like to suggest to us for future forums please do let us know.
08.00am Registration and breakfast
08.45am Handling Grievances and Complaints - how to tackle difficult conversations and
issues as they arise with staff and parents; using the tools and resources you have
available and when other interventions might be appropriate - Ruth Rule-Mullen,
Partner, Education & Employment, Forbes Solicitors
09.10am Managing difficult conversations using mediation skills - how to recognise when this
intervention is appropriate between staff and parents and how you can positively
impact the outcome. Including interactive session - Kim Logan, Director, ADR
09.40am Employment Law case update - James Barron, Solicitor, Education & Employment,
10.00am Interactive session - delegates will have the opportunity to consider a case study
and apply the skills obtained from the sessions to real life examples
Free Advice Clinic - from 10.30am to 11.00am
The Education Team will be available to answer any individual questions or queries you may have in relation to your organisation/employees.