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National Fair Funding 2017
Thursday 19th October 2017
Jury’s Inn, Birmingham

The Implementation of the National Funding Formula: The Next Steps
Following the recent Government announcement regarding the National Funding Formula and the additional £1.3 billion in spending in 2018-19 and 2019-20, many are still left with questions unanswered. With further uncertainty surrounding what happens after 2019-20, this timely one-day event aims to provide delegates with the opportunity to enhance their understanding of how they may be impacted by the proposed changes to educational funding.
As with our Fair Funding Conferences, our comprehensive programme incorporates a series of plenary sessions with a range of smaller workshops. Highly practical in focus, these workshops will be hosted by a range of relevant experts from the Department for Education (DfE), and peers from Local Authorities as well as relevant commentators meaning you’ll be far better informed and better prepared to move forward with the proposed changes.
Confirmed Speakers - more to be announced shortly
Confirmed keynote speakers include
> Director from Funding Policy Unit of Department for Education 
> Luke Sibieta, Programme Director of the Education and Skills sector at The Institute of Fiscal Studies 

The National Fair Funding Conference is relevant for all who are:
Keen to hear directly from relevant experts at the DfE on the detail behind the National Funding Formula
>  Eager to learn from peers from across the sector on practical strategies they have implemented or are currently implementing
>  Interested to network with colleagues from across the country
Who should attend?
Colleagues from Local Authorities, Schools, Academies or those with a financial education background including:
Directors of Finance, Head of Schools Forums, Heads of Finance, Finance Managers, Principal Accountants, Finance Officers, Management Accountants, School business Managers, Bursars and Senior Leaders
What are the National Fair Funding Conferences?
The National Fair Funding conferences are an established forum for staying ahead of the current thinking and practice that affects local government funding policies. This conference brings colleagues together to communicate directly with DfE representatives and funding experts to share strategies, experiences and concerns through networking.

Conference Aims
>  Gain greater insight into the Government's plans for a national funding formula and how the implementation will work
>  Consider what action will need to be taken for 2018-19 / 2019-20 and beyond
>  Gain practical strategies from innovative colleagues from across the country
>  Contribute to continuing professional development (CPD) requirements
We expect demand for this event to be high, so book your place today!  To book online, please visit CPD online using the links below or email FairFunding@babcockinternational.com 
Click here to book your conference place with accommodation on Wednesday 18th October and conference place on Thursday 19th October 2017. Cost £340.00
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Babcock Education: National Fair Funding Conference

Thursday 19th October 2017

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