NACE: Who we are

Founded in 1983, NACE is recognised both nationally and internationally as a leading charity in the field of education for able learners. We provide guidance, support and training, enabling teachers to attain the best from able learners in the everyday classroom, whilst enabling all learners to flourish and achieve. We run a dynamic regional and national events and conference programme. Alongside this we offer bespoke CPD, and develop resources specifically for members. The NACE Challenge Award is a recognised tool for more able school self-review and improvement for all. NACE members benefit from access to resources, updates on latest developments, discounts on events and much more.

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Conferences and Seminars

NACE Cymru Conference - Cardiff
28th June 2018

Leading on developments in provision for more able and talented (MAT) learners.
The NACE Cymru Conference brings together NACE Challenge Award schools and members from across Wales to discuss developments in provision for more able and talented (MAT) learners. Get up to speed on the latest research and policy, exchange ideas with fellow MAT leaders, and take away practical action points to improve your school-wide MAT provision.

Who should attend? MAT leads/coordinators, headteachers, SLT

Venue: The St David's Hotel, Cardiff, CF10 5SD 

NACE members £299 +VAT
Non-members £399 +VAT

View the conference programme.
Challenge in the everyday classroom (primary) - London
3rd October 2018

Suitable for primary teachers, coordinators and all those with responsibility for more able provision and policy, this one-day workshop covers a range of strategies to identify, engage, support and challenge more able learners. Taking account of the national context and inspection requirements, the course offers practical examples, ideas and resources to challenge the more able and to develop a school-wide ethos of challenge and high expectations.

Who should attend? Primary teachers, more able leads/coordinators, headteachers, SLT

Location: London (venue TBC)

NACE members: £230 +VAT or book by 31 August for members' early-bird rate of £185 +VAT
Non-members: £325 +VAT

Full programme coming soon.
Leading for more able learners: policy and practice (3-day course)
8th November 2018 to 28th March 2019

Exclusively available to NACE members.
This course can also be delivered for your TSA, cluster, trust or school.

This three-day accredited course is designed to guide and support senior and middle leaders, SLEs and more able coordinators in their role, leading on provision for high achievement in a school, trust or teaching school alliance. Linked to the NACE Challenge Framework and drawing on best practice in NACE Challenge Award-accredited schools, course content will include school and curriculum review; leading and managing change; enrichment and aspiration-raising; effective use of data; and support at key transition points.

Who should attend? Senior and middle leaders, SLEs, more able coordinators

8 November 2018 (day 1)
7 February 2019 (day 2)
28 March 2019 (day 3)

Bradford (primary)
London (secondary)
Wokingham (independent)

NACE members: £1,350 +VAT
Book by 31 August 2018 for early-bird rate: £1,150 +VAT

View the full programme.