In South Yorkshire we believe in the power of education to make transformative change. Now it’s time to celebrate that belief – and shout it loudly from the hilltops as Sheffield Hallam University hosts its first ever Festival of Education for education professionals working from 0-19.
Festivalgoers will engage in meaningful debate about the exciting, challenging and impactful things happening in education for the good of all young people in the region – and the talented and inspiring people who teach and work with them. This will build on our major social mobility partnership, South Yorkshire Futures, which is committed to improving education and raising aspiration
And like any good festival, you can decide what interests you from the line-up. From national headliner to fringe event, the Festival will suit all tastes through thought-provoking discussions, round-tables, workshops, panels, performances and many other opportunities for you to get involved.
We’ll be facing key questions – is education in reality a right for all? does it matter to all those it should matter to? what’s technology doing for and to young people? how do we keep arts and culture within education? what does the school-led system really mean? how do we get the best teacher and Early Years workforce? and how are we engaging education with employment? to name but a few.
What else? With music, art, performance, food and other cultural highlights throughout the two day festival across Sheffield Hallam’s City Campus, we’ve got the festival feeling well and truly covered.
If you are an education professional or employer in any kind of role working with children and young people, then this is the festival for you. Spread the word, bang the drum and don’t miss out on the very first Sheffield Hallam University Festival of Education.