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Literary Festival 2019

  • Curated by John Catt Educational
  • Hear from leading education authors across two days
  • Exclusive book discounts for Festival attendees
  • Meet the authors, share ideas, book signings

Following the success of the inaugural John Catt Educational Literary Festival in 2018, we’ve expanded this year’s Lit Fest to include even more publishers and authors. The Literary Festival will include personal and honest sessions as authors including, Oliver Caviglioli, Tom Sherrington, Dr Emma Kell and Daniel Sobel, discuss their books and host forthright debates about the issues within them.

Curated by John Catt Educational

Book tickets

Contributing Publishers

Literary Festival agenda

Thursday 20 June

 Publisher | John Catt Educational

 Rosenshine’s Principles in Action | Tom Sherrington 

Social Mobility – chance or choice? | Sonia Blandford 

Teaching for Mastery | Mark McCourt 

Dual Coding with Teachers | Oliver Caviglioli

Words That Win – why debating matters in schools | Lewis Iwu

 Publisher | Crown House Publishing

Learning Without Fear: Beyond Growth Mindset in Primary Schools | Julia Stead

Teach Like You Imagined it | Kevin Lister

 Publisher | Oxford University Press

Raising Aspirations across the Nation | Baasit Siddiqui

  Publisher | Bloomsbury Educational  

School TransformationRob Carpenter in conversation with Angela Browne 

Wellbeing in SchoolsDaniel Sobel, CEO and founder, Inclusion ExpertAndrew Cowley, Deputy HeadteacherDr Emma Kell, Head of English,

Adrian Bethune, Teacher, trainer and Ed Policy Lead, Mindfulness Initiative


Friday 21 June

 Publisher | John Catt Educational

New Curriculum Perspectives | Roy Blatchford

The Learning Rainforest in Action Tom Sherrington

The Thinking School | Kulvarn Atwal

Other People’s Children | Barnaby Lenon

Publisher | Crown House Publishing

Reflective Practice to Lead Change | Lisa Jane Ashes

Embracing primary STEM education: 5 common myths, busted! | Emily Hunt

Publisher | Oxford University Press

Closing the Word Gap in Primary Schools | Shareen Mayers

 Publisher | Bloomsbury Educational 

What are they and How to tackle the top ten issues in UK classrooms | Ross Morrison McGill

Celebrating Difference: A whole-school approach to LGBT+ inclusion | Shaun Dellenty