Major speakers at North East education event

Justine Greening
Justine Greening

The Education Secretary will be the keynote speaker at a major North East schools summit taking place this week.

Justine Greening MP will be delivering a speech at this year’s sold-out SCHOOLS NorthEast Summit, which is being hosted at St James’ Park in Newcastle on Thursday.

Among the other speakers at the event, which is expected to attract 450 delegates from across the region, are Dr Rebecca Allen, the director of Education Datalab; National Schools Commissioner, Sir David Carter; and Sally Collier, the chief regulator at Ofqual (the office of qualifications and examinations regulation).

SCHOOLS NorthEast is the first and only school-led regional network in the UK.

It was set up in 2007 by a group of headteachers whose aim was to create a unique culture of collaboration and mutual support among North East schools to ensure the best possible outcomes for all of the region’s young people.

The network is governed by 10 trustees and a 28-strong council of headteachers, elected by their peers in each area, who provide SCHOOLS NorthEast with direction and support.

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