Date for your diary: Diverse Educators III

Exciting news. teaglo is proud to be sponsoring and supporting the annual diverse educators event in the UK in January – Diverse Educators III.

In honour of the event, the teaglo blog will feature a special series of original blog articles celebrating diversity and inclusion, penned by some of the inspiring speakers and educators involved in Diverse Educators III. 

Join us on 11th January 2020 at this wonderful event. Check out the impressive line-up and book tickets below.

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Diversity Educators III: this year’s theme

We are stronger together is an opportunity for the various grassroot communities to further develop their connections and collaborations. Championing others, allyship for under-represented groups, advocacy for change for all is at the heart of our shared vision for inclusive schools and our collective responsibility for social equity. 

#BAMEed meets #WomenEd meets #LGBTed meets #DisabilityEd meets #AllSupported

Keynote Speakers:

Diana Osagie, our opening speaker on ‘Courageous Leadership’,  is a former Headteacher from London, she is the CEO of Courageous Leadership and delivers leadership development training, coaching and mentoring to nurture the next generation of leaders.

Karen Giles, our middle keynote, will speak about ‘Girl Rising: Empowering the next generation’. As a global educator she contributes to nurturing talent through various Leadership programmes such as Ambition School Leadership, the Leading Women’s Alliance and the London Leadership Strategy.

T’Challa Greaves, our closing keynote, is a science LP from London, he has recently completed our Diverse Leaders programme, funded by the DFE Diversity and Equalities grants. He will share his ‘Leadership Journey’ and  how he has been inspired and empowered by leaving his comfort zone and how he is determined to break the mould for himself and others.



This year the event is moving from Oxfordshire to Berkshire. Antonia Spinks, Co-CEO of the Pioneer Education Trust, Mark Pritchard, Headteacher of Upton Court Grammar School and Hannah Wilson the event founder and Head of Secondary Teacher Training at the University of Buckingham are organising and hosting the event in Slough.  


  • 9.30-9.50 registration and networking
  • 9.50-10.00 – welcome
  • 10.00-10.30 keynote 1- DIANA OSAGIE
  • 10.30-11.15 – workshop 1 – WORKSHOP CHOICES
  • 11.15-12.00 workshop 2 – WORKSHOP CHOICES
  • 12.00-12.30 keynote 2 – KAREN GILES
  • 12.30-1.30 – lunch
  • 1.30-2.15 – workshop 3 – WORKSHOP CHOICES
  • 2.15-3.00 – workshop 4 – WORKSHOP CHOICES
  • 3.00-3.30 – keynote 3 – T’CHALLA GREAVES
  • 3.30-3.45 – presentation from event sponsor LyftaEd
  • 3.45-4.00 – reflections and pledges 
  • 4.00 – close


Themes will range from leadership to networking, from inclusive classrooms to representation in the curriculum, from allyship to collaborative opportunities.

Workshop Facilitators for Session 1:

  • Allan Osborne: Be the Leader You Needed (when you were a child and a trainee teacher)
  • Caroline Powell: Facilitating wellbeing and progress for teachers with chronic illnesses
  • Patrick Ottley-O’Connor: HeForShe – a straight, white, non-disabled male education leader’s allyship perspective
  • Pran Patel: Disrupting the Kyriarchal Power Structures in our Classrooms 
  • Tara Hanley: The Representation of Women in Literature

Workshop Facilitators for Session 2:

  • Arv Kaushal: Does size matter? The benefits of networking.
  • Clare Erasmus: TECH & DIVERSITY: Empowering the Youth to Start the Conversation
  • Elizabeth Wright: Please Include Me — changing perspectives about SEND
  • James Hollinsley: Mental Health – Getting it wrong: diversity and difference
  • Jaz Ampaw-Farr: Increasing Your Impact and Influence

Workshop Facilitators for Session 3:

  • Anoara Mughal: Square Pegs and Round Holes
  • Claire Nicholls: Using Your Privilege – A Practical Guide to Being an Ally
  • Hannah Wilson: Leaning In: Empowering the Next Generation
  • James Pope & Audrey Pantelis: HeadsUp – Supporting Leaders

Workshop Facilitators for Session 4:

  • Bukky Yusuf: Being 10% Braver
  • Deb Outhwaite: Glass Ceilings and Glass Cliffs
  • Niall Allcock: We are all in Beta
  • Nick Bentley: Collaboration: ways of working together on LGBTQ+ diversity 
  • Serdar Ferit: Attitudes change with powerful human stories



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About the author

Diverse EducatorsFollowing the success of Diverse Educators I and II, this #DiversityEd event will build on the celebration and showcasing of diversity, equality and inclusion in education. Diverse Educators III takes place on 11 January 2020. Book your ticket soon to secure your spot.

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