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PE Conference

Following on from the success of this year's event we are planning next year's PE Conference in partnership with Independent Coach Education. ICE is the biggest provider of teacher education in sport and the only specialist provider of Professional Learning in PE and Sport in the UK. The programme for 2020 will be published soon. 


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38th Annual Conference

The Annual Conference is the highlight of the BSME Calendar, providing world-class professional learning for Principals and Heads. 

Previous Conferences 2019-20

Modern Foreign Languages Conference

In collaboration with The British School Al Khubairat, this MFL Conference is the first of its kind in the region. Language teachers, subject leaders and curriculum leaders will have the opportunity to attend a Conference in two parts: Day 1 is dedicated to pedagogy and practice in modern foreign languages, whilst Day 2 will focus on Arabic for non-native speakers in British international schools. Registration for this conference will be flexible: sign up for both days or attend on only one or the other. Watch this space for Conference details!


Safeguarding Conference

Safeguarding is a non-negotiable in British international education. It is also an expectation that all staff in BSME schools undertake regular safeguarding training. This Conference will support the professional learning of staff at all levels of safeguarding. Day 1 will target teachers, learning support staff and those with gaps in their safeguarding training (Level 1), while Day 2 and 3 is intended for middle and senior leaders, safeguarding and pastoral leads and includes safer recruitment ensuring a Level 3 safeguarding accreditation. See the attached for more information. 


EYFS Conference 2020

In collaboration with GEMS Founders School Al Barsha, this year's EYFS Conference features keynote speakers Alistair Bryce-Clegg, Elizabeth Jarman and Pete Moorhouse. Topics include child-led learning, outdoor play, improving environments, parental engagement, loose parts, maths in EYFS, and children's photography. 



Speaker Document

BSME supports member schools in hosting professional learning conferences.