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Managing the School Estate Summit 2021 - 24 March

24th February 2021

Managing the School Estate Summit 2021 - 24 March

Join us at Managing the School Estate Summit 2021 on 24 March.

This ONLINE conference organised by Public Sector Connect, is supported by the Department for Education’s Capital Directorate and follows the launch of the updated Good Estate Management for Schools (GEMS) guidance. The focus will be on the school estate and the importance of strategic estate management, and aims to explain why and how effectively managing the school estate will help schools make the most of their resources. 

Barker are absolutely thrilled to be sponsoring this conference. Throughout the summit, we will discuss the skills, tools and guidance needed to ensure proper maintenance of schools over the next few years. Speakers include;

  • Baroness Berridge, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the School System
  • Mike Green, Chief Operating Officer, Department for Education and Director General of the Operations Group
  • Rory Kennedy, Director of Capital, Department for Education
  • Lara Newman (chair), Chief Executive, LocatED

There will also be a series of workshops on subjects such as, but not limited to: 

  • Health and Safety accountability for school buildings
  • Strategic estate management: creating an estate vision
  • DfE Design Guidance and Output Specifications
  • Strategies for a more sustainable estate/energy and water management
  • Data

Robert Gould, Partner, Barker and Jonathan Coyles, Director, EO Consulting will be presenting on 'Strategic Estates Management: Creating an Estates Vision'. The interactive conference will allow for discussion and debate about how to build, manage and maintain the school estate and the skills and tools that are needed to get the job done. 

The conference is free of charge for those directly employed by a school, public sector body or charity. REGISTER HERE