The Education People Show

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This event is FREE to attend.

Formerly the EduKent EXPO, The Education People Show is Kent's leading educational event.

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What is The Education People Show?

The Education People Show - formerly known as The EduKent EXPO, is Kent's leading FREE educational event for the development and promotion of effective school leadership, learning and teaching and management.

The yearly event will help your school staff learn, develop and network.  With inspirational keynote speakers, informative workshops and a comprehensive exhibition, it's the perfect place for you to share experiences with other school management teams, resolve the challenges you face and grasp many opportunities for improvement as you move into a new school year.

Why should I attend?

Alongside the keynote speakers and workshops, The Education People Show offers a great place to network with friends and colleagues, break out sessions specific to certain elements of schooling, from Private School sessions to Secondary school apprenticeship Q&As and free refreshments including breakfast, lunch and tea and coffee.

Who should attend?

Delegates should include:

  • Headteachers
  • Principals
  • Deputy Headteachers
  • Teachers
  • Finance Directors/Managers
  • Early Years Practitioners
  • Admin Officers
  • Business Managers
  • School leadership teams
  • Bursars
  • Governors
  • Local Authority education leaders
  • IT Managers
  • PTA’s
  • Site Managers

Keynote Speakers

Lizzy Yarnold

We're extremely excited to welcome winter olympian, twice gold medalist, Lizzie Yarnold OBE to The Education People Show this year.  

Kent born and raised, Lizzy has been working with schools to encourage healthy role models for young people, in particular, Lizzy feels very strongly that she wants to use her success on the track to help young girls feel better about their body shapes and to take up more sport and activity.  Since her Olympic win Lizzy has visited over 50 schools across the country spreading that message.

Session Details - Getting Tough: Building Resilience in the Next Generation

After her sensational wins at the 2014 & 2018 Winter Olympics, Lizzy Yarnold captured the hearts and imagination of the British Public, as the humble young woman from Kent who never gave up on her dreams and with frightening determination reached the pinnacle of a thrilling and often dangerous sport: the Skeleton Bobsleigh.

Using her experiences from the world of elite sport and having studied ‘Mental Toughness’ at University, Lizzy will talk about education’s role in developing essential life skills such as personal resilience, self-awareness and an ability to work towards specific objectives - and the impact of these important character traits on young people’s ability to reach their full potential.