Annual Conference Programme

Building Resilience In Education 

BFSS Conference incorporating the 2022 Annual General Meeting
Friday 13 May 2022

Open to BFSS Members and Grant Holders

10.00 Arrival & Refreshments 

10.30 BFSS AGM – open to BFSS members only 

Chaired by David Lammy MP, BFSS President 

11.15 Networking and Refreshments 

11.30 Conference welcome speech  

David Lammy MP, BFSS President 

11.35 Review of BFSS 2022, impact report, grant giving to support recovery and with Q&A  

Joanne Knight, BFSS Director, Ashley Kuchanny, BFSS Grants Manager plus case study presenter(s). 

12.10 Keynote session – Enabling continued learning through the ongoing impact of covid  

Moses Oketch, Professor of International Education Policy, Education and International Development, UCL 

Sandra McNally, Professor of Economics, University of Surrey 

12.40 Q&A panel discussion 

Moses Oketch, Professor of International Education Policy, Education and International Development, UCL 

Sandra McNally, Professor of Economics, University of Surrey 

Ashley Kuchanny, BFSS Grants Manager 

13.10 Lunch 

14.00 Scene setting for world café via lightening presentations:  

  • Strategising for ongoing disruptions 
  • Life after FCDO cuts 
  • Educational catch-up 
  • Young people’s wellbeing in the educational setting 
  • What role does virtual education have in the long-term 

14.30 World café with ongoing refreshments   

15.45 World café feedback and closing remarks

16.00 Drinks reception

17.00 End