Conference for Christian Educators


Event Details

19 - 21 February 2021
18:00 - 21:00

‘Further Up, Further In’: Friday 19th – Sunday 21st February 2021 – Bookings OPEN NOW!

An easy to access interactive online conference fully accessible by mobile phone and/or other devices.

Christian Concern is supporting this Christian Schools’ Trust hosted conference and invites any of you with an interest in education to book in for this excellent weekend of events with skilled practitioners and inspirational speakers. Book your ticket here.

In C.S. Lewis’ The Last Battle, the call to come ‘further up and further in’ is made to those on the cusp of a great new adventure. As those in education with a distinctively Christian vision, we will be stirred through this weekend of events, to come further into his plans for us personally and for those we educate.

Join us as we discuss how we can remain distinctively Christian in our roles in the world of education, bringing glory to God in how we teach our children.

You will be hearing from the following speakers:

  • Andrea Williams– Chief Executive, Christian Concern and the Christian Legal Centre
  • Steve Beegoo– Head of Education, Christian Concern; CEO, Christian School’s Trust
  • Sheridan Voysey – Broadcaster, Presenter and Author
  • Bishop Philip North– Bishop of Burnley
  • Dr Sylvia Baker– Author and Researcher, Swimming Against The Tide
  • David Freeman– Director, Highlight; Author and International Educational Consultant

Main Events

  • Friday evening: ‘Refreshment For the Teacher’s Soul’ – Sheridan Voysey
  • Saturday morning: ‘Joy in the School Experience’ – Bishop Philip North
  • Saturday evening: ‘Latest Research Results’ – Dr Sylvia Baker and David Freeman
  • Sunday evening: ‘Challenges to Distinctiveness’ – Andrea Williams
  • Three seminar slots and one prayer time

To get a full experience of the event we recommend that you should access at least three of the four main sessions.

More detailed schedule

Friday 19th February

6 pm – 7 pm – Pre-event optional photography competition submissions on-line (prizes!).

7.15 pm – 9 pm – Main Event 1: ‘Refreshment for the Teacher’s Soul’: Fun, Launch, Networking and Spiritual Enrichment with Sheridan Voysey.

Saturday 20th February

9.45 am – 11.30 am – Main Event 2: ‘Come Further In’ & ‘Joy in the School Experience’ with Bishop Philip North and Steve Beegoo: Plenary talk, Networking and Q&A.

3 pm – 3.45 pm – Seminars and Networking Groups 1 (Optional): Practical and thematic talks with discussion on school subjects and areas eg. SEN, Early Years, Secondary Subject networking.

4 pm – 4.45 pm – Seminars and Networking Groups 2 (Optional): (As above).

7.15 pm – 9 pm – Main Event 3: ‘Latest Research Findings’ & ‘Fear and Covid- Staying Free’ with Dr Sylvia Baker, David Freeman and others TBC: Plenary talk, Discussion and Q&A.

Sunday 21st February

9.15 am -10 am – Prayer gathering led by CST Core Team members (Optional).

3 pm – 3.45 pm – Seminars and Networking Groups 3 (Optional).

7.15 pm – 9 pm – Main Event 4: ‘The Challenge of Distinctiveness’ & ‘Adversity and Challenge in coming further up and further in’ with Andrea Williams and another speaker TBC: Plenary talk, Networking and Q&A, with commissioning prayer.


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