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The Education People Show

The South East's Leading Educational Conference

8 November 2023 - Kent Event Centre, Detling

The Education People Show returns this November. We’re excited to welcome regular and new delegates who walk through the doors every year. If you’re new to the show or have questions about this event, here’s all the information to help you.

What is The Education People Show?

The Education People Show is the South East’s leading annual event for learning, teaching and effective school management, featuring inspirational keynotes, interactive workshops and expert exhibitors. Each year, it brings together hundreds of education leaders from Kent and neighbouring counties, sharing the best and new ideas on developing education.

This event features inspirational workshops, conference sessions from education experts, networking opportunities and a comprehensive exhibition of leading service suppliers for schools and academies. As a pivotal date in the calendar, The Education People Show provides education support services all in one place for one day only.

Kent’s most extensive exhibition is free to attend and open for the county’s education professionals, such as headteachers, teachers, school leadership teams, governors and more from the state, academy and private sectors. Refreshments, lunch and parking are free for delegates.

2023 Sessions and Workshops

This year we have Keynote speaker sessions with Sir Ian Bauckham and Rav Wilding. Throughout the day we have a fantastic line up of great speakers and workshops, with a diverse and interesting range of topics - it's set to be an action packed day!

  • Laura Page - Precious Resources: Using Existing School Systems to Support Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Lirette Mill - Safer Recruitment: Must Do, Should Do and Best Practice
  • Jo Rickwood - Identifying and Supporting Young Carers in School
  • Tracy Crute - Settling and Supporting Refugee Pupils in Your School
  • Louise Brenlund - Third-party Harassment - Another Issue for the Education Sector?
  • Natalie Arnett - Exploring the Future for School Business Leadership
  • Sue White - Building Language Skills to Support Behaviour in Class
  • Scott Reece - Ofsted SEND Update
  • Alex Williams and Dwayne Gumbs - Addressing the Real Life Impact of Children's Online Usage
  • Mary Priestly - Diving Deeper into Primary Science

When and Where is the Show?

The Education People Show is at the Kent Event Centre, Detling and is taking place on Wednesday 8 November 2023.

The event opens at 8.30am for registration and networking with other delegates and speakers. The workshops and keynote speakers begin at 9.15am and end at 3.55pm.

Who is the Show for?

The Education People Show is open to all educational professionals, including teachers, headteachers, business managers, school leadership teams, early years providers, teacher assistants, finance directors, governors, local authority education leaders and more from state, academy and private sectors.

The Education People Show FAQ

Refreshments are free throughout the day, including lunch, tea and coffee. A water station to refill your water bottles is also available.

Registering before the event is advised. Book your place online via The Education People Show website.

Free parking is available all day at the Kent Event Centre.

Step-free access is available to all areas of the event. We can also arrange disabled parking spaces on request through Emma Turley.

As you enter The Kent Event Centre Showground, follow the show signage labelled ‘The Education People Show’ to the venue, Maidstone Hall.

Colleagues or any other education professionals are welcome, however, they have to register individually.

Wi-Fi is available only for browsing use, not downloading.

We’ll see you at The Education People Show on 8 November 2023. For more information about the event, head to The Education People Show website or register your place.