Next Public Forum for Education is on 28th November

To be completed by: Tue 30 Oct 2018

Time: -Tue 30 Oct 2018 | Venue:

The next PFE on 28th November 2018 will focus on how Bradford is using its status as the City of Research to tackle barriers to learning and improve social mobility.

“City of research - tackling barriers to learning"

Hockney Conference Room, Margaret McMillan Tower, Princes Way, Bradford BD1 1NN

Wednesday 28th November 2018

4.30 pm to 6.30pm (buffet and registration from 4.00pm)


Keynote speaker Prof. Mark Mon-Williams will tell us about how world class research developed in Bradford is being used with maximum impact to tackle health and social care barriers to learning in these areas.  Mark Miller, Head of Bradford Research School at Dixon's Academies, will bring examples of how the evidence from education research is put into practice to improve learning within schools across the District.

You will also hear from "Evidence based schools", an initiative launched in Bradford on 25 October 2018 by government minister Nadhim Zahawi, and how partners are working together in the Opportunity Area to fund local priorities identified by local people.

You are invited to get involved and make a difference to the lives of children and young people in the district. The Public Forum for Education (PFE) is an open forum where everyone with an interest in education is welcome to come along and contribute.

Together we can consider the key research questions for Bradford, and how findings can be applied to the make the most difference to children’s life chances.


The PFE independent chair is Jackie Walters, a local chair of governors, National Leader of Governance and a Bradford Leader of Governance. Senior elected members and Council officers, join the debates and listen to views. They report back on what they have done in response to what you have said.

The presentations will be followed by round table discussions and an opportunity to share your ideas with the panel and ask questions. There will be registration and a buffet from 4 pm.  The meeting will start at 4.30 pm and finish at 6.30 pm.

To book your place, please email or contact Heidi Hardy on 01274 434335.

Please pass on this invitation to your colleagues, friends and networks.


Kind regards,

Michael Jameson
Strategic Director - Children's Services


Published: 09/11/2018
Audience: All
Contact: Heidi Hardy

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