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ODBE – HeadSpace Conference: An Anchor for the Soul

26 May @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

- £115.00 - £175.00
ODBE – HeadSpace Conference: An Anchor for the Soul

At a time where leaders in schools continue to face the national challenges of the pandemic response, please join us to take inspiration from our dynamic speakers. They will reflect upon how and where we find the anchor for the soul within our schools, our planet and ourselves as leaders.

Programme:

WELCOME Tony Wilson, Diocesan Director of Education

KEYNOTE 1 Allyson Taylor – ODBE SIAMS adviser and national trainer

Allyson will consider the impact of your school’s Christian vision as a driving force through the pandemic and the storm of coronavirus over your community. Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me (Psalm 42). Followed by an interactive opportunity for questions and discussion.

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KEYNOTE 2 Revd Dr Dave Bookless – Director of Theology for A Rocha International  God’s vision for all creation:

A time to see, a time to choose, a time to act For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future (Jeremiah 29:11) Followed by an interactive opportunity for questions and discussion.

Launch of Bishop Olivia’s Environment Prize

LUNCH & NETWORKING

ADDRESS Right Revd Dr Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. Hebrews 6:19

KEYNOTE 3 Dr Eve Poole – Leadership Consultant and author The art of leading while maintaining and strengthening wellbeing for you and your teams.

Followed by an interactive opportunity for questions and discussion.

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INTRODUCTION to Flourishing in Educational Leadership resource led by Christine Price-Smith

FINAL REFLECTION AND CLOSE Frances Bartlett – Deputy Director of Education