Timetable for the Principals' Conference

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Time Session
8.30am Conference Registration
9.15 am Welcome & Review of 2018 and the year ahead
Justin Edwards, Chief Executive, CCEA
9.40am GCSE Grading
Roger McCune, Head of Regulation, CCEA
10.15am Qualifications Reform, the challenges and opportunities, panel discussion
  • Margaret Farragher, Director of Education, CCEA
  • Ian Sutherland, Head of Admissions, University of Edinburgh
  • Richard Emborg, Director of Student Recruitment & Admissions, Durham University
  • Alison Matthews, Deputy Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Oxford University
  • Prof. Philip Hanna, Director of Education, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast
11.20am Morning Break
11.35am The NI Curriculum – breadth, skills and balance
Faustina Graham, Director for Curriculum, Qualifications and Standards Directorate, Department of Education
Digital Skills and Progression Pathways – the opportunities for all learners
Deborah O’Hare, Principal, The Wallace High School.
12.05pm Assessment - The future of formative assessment
Tim Oates, Director of Assessment Research and Development, Cambridge Assessment
12.50pm Close
Margaret Farragher, Director of Education, CCEA
1pm Lunch

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