Agenda – plenary and work sessions

Wednesday 5th June 2024

09:30 – 11:00 Plenary session

Chair’s welcome – Tanya Arkle, Head of the School Resource Management (SRM) Division, ESFA

In conversation with the Minister – A question-and-answer session with Baroness Barran MBE, Minister for the School system and Student Finance, facilitated by Tanya Arkle.

Emerging challenges and how the department can support you – An introductory panel and Q&A session with senior DfE officials exploring the current and future challenges faced by the sector.

  • Tom Goldman, Director of Education Funding, Department for Education
  • Steve Rollet, Deputy Chief Executive of the Confederation of School Trusts (CST)
  • David Withey, Chief Executive, Education and Skills Funding Agency

The plenary session will end with Q&A, giving attendees the chance to ask questions and promote discussion on the issues which are of most importance to them.