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Upcoming Events
& Webinars

Would you like to accelerate your learning?

Join us as we share ideas and best practices for educators like yourself to support your professional development on these in-person events or online webinars.

UnityEd 2023 - PD Conference -21st April

An inspirational day full of ideas and practical tips from school leaders and education experts in the IRIS Connect community bringing the professional development of your school or trust to the next level.

We'd love to talk with you!

Community Hubs

An excellent opportunity to network with individuals in the IRIS Connect community and like-minded education professionals. Share your ideas and experiences and go back to school with the tools and inspiration to increase the impact of professional learning.

Grove Road Primary School (Harrogate)
15 Jun 2023, 2-4 pm
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Live Webinars

Our webinars are a great way for educators of any level to stay up to date with the latest developments in effective professional learning and teaching. Explore an array of PD related topics from theory, modelling, feedback to coaching.

UnityPD Film Club: Dialogue & Oracy
Webinar - 24 May 2023, 4-5 pm
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UnityPD Film Club: Collaborative Learning
Webinar - 13 June 2023, 4-5 pm
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IRIS Connect & UnityPD Orientation: What? Why? How?
Webinar - 21 June, 4-5 pm
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UnityPD Film Club: Assessment & Feedback
Webinar - 27 June 2023, 4-5 pm
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Take advantage of a live demo of our video based professional development platform, or just simply have a chat with our education consultants about your school. Discover the impact IRIS Connect could have on the quality of education pupils receive at your school.

Summer Meeting by The Society of Heads
(Andy Newell -Keynote Speaker )
Venue TBC - 7 Jun 2023
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Inspiring Leadership Conference 2023 - STAND 73
Birmingham - 8 & 9 Jun 2023
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Gloucestershire Association of Primary Headteachers Annual 2023 Conference and Exhibition
Cheltenham - 9 Jun 2023
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Northern Rocks Education Conference 2023
(Haili Hughes - Speaker)
Leeds - 10 Jun 2023
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GSA Summer Briefing 2023
London - 12 Jun 2023
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Driving an Efficient and Sustainable Trust
Manchester - 21 Jun 2023
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MentorEd 2023 - University of Sunderland
30 Jun 2023
Info TBC
The Confederation of School Trusts Inaugural Annual Conference
Birmingham - 5-6 Oct 2023
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London Borough of Waltham Forest Aspiring Leadership Conference
London - 12 Oct 2023
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“I have been leading with IRIS Connect in my school for over a year. The opportunity to meet up, network and share ideas at their Community Hubs, with other IRIS Lead teachers is invaluable, I feel involved and part of a broader IRIS Connect Community.”

– Kacey Chauhan, Teaching and Learning Leader, The Chalk Hills Academy

Upcoming Webinars with Plenty of Learning Opportunities

If you have success stories to share, or simply a great space for collaboration, we’d love to hear from you. For more information about how this could work for you, email [email protected].

Introduction to IRIS Connect

Find out more about the ‘What?, Why? and How?’ of IRIS Connect. Explore the research behind video-based professional development and learn how the tools and resources can support you and have a positive impact on your practice, whichever stage of your teaching career you are in.

16 Nov 2022 and 10 Jan 2023

Instructional Coaching

Deepen your understanding of the theory behind instructional coaching and learn how to underpin a successful, ongoing coaching relationship, allowing teachers to access opportunities to reflect upon their own coaching practises and make incremental improvements. 

Suitable for: Anyone interested in instructional coaching | Participants of instructional coaching programmes | Mentors | Leader

Practice Exchange Webinars

Engage with evidence-informed pedagogy through bite-sized theory snapshots and watch real video examples of practice from different contexts. Consider and reflect on key questions and discuss what you’ve learnt with peers.

Instruction & Scaffolding


Dialogue & Oracy

Assessment & Feedback


Collaborative Learning

Want to meet the IRIS Connect team at our next event?