Next BCASE planning meeting
The next planning meeting of Birmingham CASE is on Thursday 8th January 2015 at 7pm at the NASUWT offices, Ludgate Ct, at the top end of Water St, near St Paul’s Sq. We hope you will be able to come along and take part in the discussions.
Public Meeting, 28 January 2015, 7pm, The Council House
Towards a shared vision for school education in Birmingham: A Children’s Zone approach – local area-based partnerships between the schools, the local authority and the community.
BCASE is holding a public meeting at the Council House to consider the merits of a Children’s Zone approach in Birmingham. Our main speaker will be Professor Alan Dyson. Alan is co-author of a new book on Children’s Zones ‘Education, Disadvantage and Place: Making the Local Matter’. Also speaking will be our own Professor Richard Hatcher who will set out the Birmingham context, and Councillor Valerie Seabright who will give her response in a personal capacity. Valerie is Councillor for Kings Norton, a member of the Education Scrutiny Committee and Chair of Governors at an infant school. She was a teacher for 40 years, from Primary School to Teacher Education. You can read more about the case for a Children’s Zone approach in Birmingham here