Expert Speaker Series

Our Expert Speaker Series feature professionals at the top of their respective fields delivering high quality professional learning steeped in academic literature and examples of practice.


"You will not be disappointed with the speakers on the series. They have a wealth of information to give."

School Leader, 2021

About our Expert Speaker Series

What you will learn:

 –   These programmes will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to develop and implement a vision for your school.

 –   The tools to apply strategy and culture through intent and implementation.

 –   Practical training informed by the latest research and evidence in a particular field.

How you will learn:

 –   Facilitated sessions via four development days where you’ll use the latest evidence from key practitioners, to learn effective leadership skills.

 –   Share learning and insight, building a solid support network with like-minded peers tackling the same challenges.

 –   Problem-solving peer-to-peer learning groups where you will work together to tackle any challenges to implementation.

 –   Opportunity to develop a bespoke strategic plan alongside like minded peers and a professional expert.

Inclusive Leadership

Our inclusive leadership speaker series enables leaders to take the time to learn, reflect and develop a plan for taking back to school . As Inclusive leaders we recognise people for their work and support their effort and growth. This means going deeper than the surface view to genuinely comprehend the individual and unique contributions of others, in ways that are encouraging and lift up their personal accomplishment. Each session is lead by an expert who will help you to unpick a different part of inclusive leadership supporting you to develop an action plan to grow your schools.

James Aidoo

Session Title: From Novel to Normal: A new vision for excellence among global majority students in education

Date: 3rd March 2022

Location: Trent Vineyard, Nottingham

Session Overview:

Drawing on his experience as an executive coach, a dynamic space will be provided to equip leaders with insights that can contribute to long lasting impact for learners and leaders.

As lyrical storytelling is an integral aspect of Innerscope’s approach, James creatively explores how the impact of exposure and examples for global majority students can be effectively harnessed to develop the practice of staff teams and broaden the perspectives of students.

The content will have an emphasis on profound and yet practical tools, which will help leaders identify common challenges faced when seeking to effectively engage, educate and inspire global majority students.

Saeed Atcha

Session Title: Importance of Social Mobility for the whole school community

Date: 28th April 2022

Location: King Power Stadium, Leicester

Session Overview:

Former Government Social Mobility Commissioner for Young People and Vulnerable Groups, Saeed Atcha MBE DL, will use his personal and professional experience to provoke conversation and action on social mobility, social action and inclusive leadership.

The sessions will walk participants through the evidence base and state of the nation, stories of social action champions and provide space to think about impact.

Participants will leave the day understanding more about the role they can play in improving social mobility and with a set of actions that will increase participation in social action, youth leadership and steps to create a more inclusive workforce.

Hannah Wilson

Session Title: Creating a culture of belonging in your school

Date: 17th May 2022

Location: Forever Green, Mansfield

Session Overview:

Hannah believes that your organisation’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) strategy should be rooted in its culture and ethos. Anchored in the story you are already telling about yourself as a school – your vision, mission and values need to be leveraged.

Hannah believes that a culture of belonging for all is underpinned by the pivotal role played by Cultural Intelligence (CQ), she will explore the importance of CQ Drive, CQ Knowledge and CQ strategy in activating our commitment to action.

At its heart Hannah suggests that DEI and psychological safety is as important as safeguarding in achieving a whole school approach and infrastructure that is truly inclusive. Believing that DEI work requires leaders to be courageous, authentic, vulnerable and empathetic. If you are up for the challenge, then join us for this strategic leadership day.

Bukky Yusuf

Session Title: How to address diversity if you do not know how to do it

Date: 16th June 2022

Location: Carriage Hall, Cotgrave

Session Overview:

From her experience, Bukky will inspire school leaders to explore diversity in its various forms, providing practical ways to raise the profile of diversity within your school community in meaningful ways, even when the diversity is not immediately obvious.

Bukky will use your own school context to explore your diversity and apply the nine protected characteristics, enabling you to unpick what this really looks like within your setting.

In a deeply practical day, you will be given the time to reflect and create your own diversity framework and toolkit. Leaving with implementation plans and defined steps to success in place.


–   Entire Speaker Series (All four sessions) = £400 + VAT

–   Individual sessions = £125 + VAT


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