Edurio EDI Summit 2021

Edurio Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Summit 2021

In summer 2021 Edurio held the first ever EDI Summit. We welcome you to check out sessions of interest to you as experts and education leaders explored the trends affecting school staff and offered new insights into a robust EDI strategy for your schools.

The day included:

  • Insight from industry professionals
  • Panel discussions with experts
  • Masterclasses on improving your EDI strategy
  • Recommendations based on the findings of our most recent report

Confirmed Speakers

Abed Ahmed
Head of Department (Maths)
King Edwards VI Handsworth Wood Girls Academy

Angie Browne
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Consultant 
Angie Browne

David Hermitt
Retired Founding CEO
The Learning Alliance

Ernest Jenavs
 Co-Founder and CEO 

Iona Jackson
Head of Research

Laura McConnell
Disability Consultant 
Laura McConnell

Lord Dr Michael Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE
Black Business Institute Advisory Board

Sajid Gulzar
Executive Head and CEO
Prince Albert Community Trust

Amy Ferguson
Deputy Headteacher
Independent Special School

Claire Birkenshaw
Lecturer in Childhood and Education
Leeds Becket University

David Weston
Founder and CEO
The Teacher Development Trust

Hannah Wilson
Diverse Educators

Jerrel D Jackson FRSA, MIoD
Chief Creative Changemaker
Creative Academies Network

Leora Cruddas
Confederation of School Trusts

Mandy Coalter
Talent Architects

Sufian Sadiq
Director of Teaching School
Chiltern Learning Trusts


10:00 - 11:30
From The Field 
11:30 - 12:00
Screen Break and Coffee
12:00 - 13:00
Launch of The Edurio Equality Diversity & Inclusion Report
13:00 - 14:00
Screen Break and Lunch
14:00 - 15:00
Masterclass Sessions:
Masterclass one: How to Develop a Meaningful EDI Strategy
Masterclass two: Mind the Gap. Addressing Racial Inequalities Head on
Masterclass three: How to be Inclusive of All Faiths and Beliefs in Schools
Masterclass four: Accessibility, NOT inclusion
15:00 - 15:30
Screen Break and Tea
15:30 - 16:15
Intersectional Approaches to EDI
16:15 - 17:00
Q&A and Conclusion 

More Details

The conference was provided virtually, and attendees had the opportunity to engage with live sessions and all of the sessions were recorded and are accessible to everyone.

This was a non-profit event. The ticket price covered the cost of the event, any surplus is being used to fund further research on EDI in UK schools

Date: 21 June 2021
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Price: £30.00 + fees
Venue: Virtual event (hosted by Zoom)

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