15 March 2019

UCAC Teaching Union’s Annual Conference: 5-6 April 2019

UCAC teaching union’s Annual Conference will be held at the Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells on 5-6 April 2019.

The guest speakers will be:

  • Kirsty Williams, Education Minister, Welsh Government (Friday, 5 April, 13.00)
  • Guto Aaron, Educational Technology consultant and trainer, Google for Education Certified Innovator and Trainer, Director @Twt360 (Friday, 5 April, 16.00)
  • Tracey Jones, Chrysalis, which “energises teachers and educators into building personal resilience and providing them with the coping strategies to deal with daily pressures.” (Saturday, 6 April, 10.00)

The following are some of the issues that will be debated during the Conference:

  • School funding
  • Transparency of the regional consortia
  • A fixed school calendar
  • Recruitment and retention of headteachers
  • Immersion techniques and funding of Welsh Languages Centres
  • Health and wellbeing of pupils and school staff

If you would like a copy of the motions, or if would like to make specific arrangements to visit the Conference, or arrange interviews, please get in touch.

The proceedings will take place in Welsh; simultaneous translation can be provided by prior arrangement.

For further information, contact:

  • Rebecca Williams (Policy Officer) on 01970 639950 / 07787 572180