Octavo Service Offer Launch 2016-17

Headteachers, Principals, Chairs of Governors and School Business Managers:

Join us for the launch of Octavo's 2016-17 service offer to schools.


  • Keynote address from Robert Hill - 'Updates on the national education trends'
  • Workshop for Senior Leaders and Chairs of Governors with Robert Hill
  • Workshop for School Business Managers and Bursars on getting the most from the Octavo portal, ordering services for 2016-17 PLUS a School Business Managers network pilot
  • Support with the portal and purchasing for 2016-17 (booking advised)

RSVP by Friday 8th January 2016

enquiries@octavopartnership.org or 020 8241 5460

Octavo Service Offer Launch

Wednesday, Jan. 20th, 8am-2pm

Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon, CR9 1DG

8am breakfast and 12pm lunch sessions (see agenda)

Mid morning workshops for schools who want to get the most out of the day

We're building on what worked well in 2015 and taking that even further...

Your feedback has been invaluable in shaping our improved service offer for 2016-17 which we are excited about sharing with you. Our innovative range of products and services continue to expand to provide you with a comprehensive package of support.

We look forward to seeing you on 20th January and hope you will enjoy the blend of professional development and service information available on the day.

Sylvia McNamara


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Keynote address and workshop from Robert Hill

'Updates on the national education trends'

Robert speaks frequently at school governor seminars, headteacher and local authority conferences and leadership development workshops. In April 2012 Robert was appointed as a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Education and Professional Studies at Kings College London.

  • Previously senior manager for the Audit Commission and special adviser to Prime Minister, Tony Blair, as well as Secretary of State for Education
  • His 2008 book on partnership working between schools (Achieving more together) is considered to be influential in shaping the current policy climate on school-to-school support
  • Since then Robert has co-authored reports on the work of National Leaders of Education, led a study for the National for School Leadership into the effectiveness of academy chains and led a major review of the education system in Wales and continues to support the Welsh Government in overseeing the implementation of a national school improvement strategy.

RSVP by Friday 8th January 2016

Email enquiries@octavopartnership.org Please include full names, school, session choices and if you would like portal/purchasing support or your shopping basket pre-populated.