Register your Place
Apply for a Stand

Steven George

Head of External Affairs
National Association of Head Teachers (Confirmed)

Steven George is the Head of External Affairs for the school leaders’ union NAHT. NAHT represents around 29,000 members in every phase and sector of education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Prior to joining NAHT in 2014, Steven spent sixteen years at the BBC, working on the Ten o’clock News, BBC News Website and large scale projects like Children in Need. He is also the chair of governors at a standalone primary academy in Kent.

How Can School Partnerships Shape the Future of Education?

  • Examining the principles of cross-sector partnerships, with 88% of ISC schools currently in mutually beneficial partnerships with state schools and local communities
  • Setting out the vision for a collaborative school system: how can independent schools facilitate social mobility and increase the number of pupils from under-represented groups progressing to highly selective universities?
  • Exploring how partnerships can encompass teacher training and recruitment, facility sharing and school sponsorship, what are the key practical steps to follow?
  • How can partnerships help develop outstanding teachers in a supporting, enriching environment, well-prepared for their future career?
  • How can partnerships create cost-savings, improve income generation and make the most of school buildings and estates?
  • How can partnerships with state schools support the development of academically successful confident young people, while providing career guidance, learning and sporting opportunities?