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14 Nov 2019 - 14 Nov 2019

Irish Boarding – One Day Conference


14 November 2018

Campbell College, Belmont Road, Belfast, BT4 2ND

Cost: £99 member rate / £125 non-member rate


A one-day conference for all those working in Boarding in Ireland and Northern Ireland designed to cover current issues in the sector, of particular interest to the Irish and Northern Irish market, and cultivate a community of boarding colleagues.



09:00                  Arrival and registration

09:15                  Welcome

                            Robert Robinson, MBE, Headmaster, Campbell College

09:45                  Boarding In-tray

                           Robin Fletcher, Chief Executive, BSA

10:15                  Current trends in safeguarding and inspection

                           Dale Wilkins, Director of Safeguarding, Standards and Training, BSA

11:00                  Refreshments

11:30                  Sponsor led thought leadership

                           Paul Quinn, Health and Wellbeing Manager, Sodexo

11:45                  The future of Educational Guardianship on the island of Ireland

                           Emma Godsil, Co-Founder, Godsil Education

12:30                  International recruitment and new emerging markets

                           Aileen Kane, Chief Operating Officer, BSA

13:15                  Lunch and school boarding tour

14:15                  Promoting wellbeing in schools


14:45                  Breakouts:

  • Marketing boarding – tips and techniques

           Aileen Kane, Chief Operating Officer, BSA

  • Tips and ideas from member schools to try in your boarding houses

          Robin Fletcher, Chief Executive, BSA

15:30                  Refreshments                       

15:45                  Lessons from both sides of the Irish Sea

                           Mark Ronan, Headmaster, The King's Hospital School                                               

16:15                  Close    







Campbell College, Belfast, Campbell College, Belmont Road, Belfast, BT4 2ND, United Kingdom