mats summit 2018

10 - 12 October 2018
Hilton Brighton Metropole


9ine Consulting are Independent Technology Specialists in Education providing; strategic, operational, project management, technical and digital coaching consultancy services. We partner with schools to develop an effective strategy for technology; supporting them operationally, technically and in the classroom. Our action oriented and data driven approach provides school leaders with the information they require to make better technology decisions. We support teachers to improve their professional practice using technology and being entirely independent and not selling software or hardware, means we place whole school improvement at the centre of our services.

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Avocor designs and creates award winning interactive technologies, educational software and accessories designed specifically to enhance collaboration and learning in the classroom.

With the digital revolution over the last 20 years, teaching and technology has converged as we have moved away from dusty chalkboards to interactive devices which enable learning through collaboration, bringing innovation to your fingertips.

Here at Avocor, we have put teachers and students at the forefront of our product development and we specialise in providing products that enables a deeper level of collaboration, meeting every need and budget. All our solutions are built on the same ethos, that understanding our customer is at the heart of our innovation and this is the fundamental principle behind our product design and customer engagement.

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Eversheds Sutherland’s multi-disciplinary team has worked on academy projects since the inception of the academy program and has significant experience of converter academies, sponsors, multi-academy trusts (MATs), university technical colleges, church schools, free schools and studio schools. In addition, we provide daily legal and governance support to hundreds of academies.
We know that school issues can be complex and a drain on scarce resources. The experience and reach of our team mean that we can support you with any legal issue that arises, from student admissions, through HR support to adding schools to a MAT. We also help you to manage risk by offering access to training and fixed-cost helpline services, which enable trustees and leadership teams to understand the legal frameworks within which academies operate. You will be looked after by a dedicated client service team with deep sector knowledge, who will invest time in getting to know your academy and how it works.

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Faithful+Gould is a world-leading integrated project and programme management consultancy. Our experience in the education sector extends through schools and academies, in addition to our market leading position in the higher education sector.

We create an effective interface between operational and estate goals, working with clients to understand their needs, driving innovation, excellence and best value through design, procurement and construction. We are currently delivering the only collaborative inter-MAT ESFA funded project. An innovative concept that is delivering significant value for our clients.

Faithful+Gould have a significant footprint across the schools sector providing support at all stages of the asset lifecycle, from our MAT Maker Pre-academisation service, highly successful CIF grant funding support and cost effective asset management and statutory compliance reporting and project delivery.

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Proud sponsor of the breakfast briefing on 12 October

LMP Education is a Registered Apprenticeship Training Provider specialising in delivery to Schools. We make it our business to add value to others by advising on apprenticeship strategy. We recruit, train and place excellent apprentices from a wide variety of frameworks, throughout the UK, adding value to the organisations we work with. Our experienced Apprenticeship Team are Levy experts and advise regularly on staffing strategies and training solutions to upskill existing staff or hire new talent.

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Proud sponsor of the gala dinner on 11 October.

Norse, one of the UK’s most dynamic and fast-growing Facilities Management services providers, is dedicated to working with the Education Sector as a partner offering experience and stability in times of economic pressure.
Norse helps to ease the financial pressures of its 1,000+ educational establishments portfolio through cost efficiency savings, typically well over 10 percent.

Norse is recognised by the education sector as a safe pair of hands; a reputation clearly justified and evidenced by the group’s 96% client satisfaction, high contract and staff retention; all consistently industry leading.

The group is unique in the range of services it provides to the educational sector: cleaning, catering, grounds maintenance; property design, build and maintenance; recycling and waste management, security and school transport and vehicle maintenance.

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When technology works, it is invisible, unlocking more of your valuable time and energy to focus on the teaching and learning issues that matter most.
Put simply, we exist to support the key educational priorities and challenges faced by UK schools via a range of technology solutions designed to specifically solve these problems. We’ve been doing this for over 40 years, by working closely with schools to really get to the root of the problem and understand how we can help.

Our mission is to make technology work for your teaching and learning needs. It’s what drives everything we do.

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With 8 million registered users, TES is the largest global network of education professionals. To help schools meet the challenges they are facing in finding and attracting the right teaching talent, we have introduced a cost-effective Recruitment Subscription. Achieve more with your budget whilst promoting your school to the best candidates. On average you could reach 45% more talent, increase your volume of applications by 41% and save 24% on annual recruitment costs. Speak to our team to find out how TES can support your recruitment needs. 

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