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22 Feb
Plate spinning for experts - A workshop for school secretaries and PAs - February 22, 2018
22 Feb 2018 10:30 - 22 Feb 2018 15:30


Plate spinning for experts - A workshop for school secretaries and PAs


Date: February 22, 2018


Why you should attend? 

Schools are busy places with lots of busy people. This workshop will provide an opportunity to reflect on the key components of effective time and task management allowing delegates to share best practice as well as providing an update on boarding, meeting the needs of boarders and working safely.

Outline programme

  • Effective communication skills
  • Better time management
  • Task management and delegation
  • Work life balance.



10:00               Registration and Tea/Coffee

10:30               Welcome and introduction

10:35               Session 1 – Boarding & The National Framework   

11:15               Tea/Coffee                 

11:20               Session 2 – Meeting Boarders’ Needs                       

12:45               Lunch

13:30               Session 3 – Working Safely

14:20               Tea/Coffee

14:30               Session 4 – Working Effectively                                                     

15:25               Reflection and Action Points

15:30               Close of Seminar


Andrew Lewin, BSA Director of Training

Andrew Lewin, joined the BSA team as Director of Training in August 2017. He manages the Training and International Team within BSA and delivers the largest CPD programme to boarding staff in the world. Prior to joining BSA, he has lived and worked in boarding schools literally all his life. He has been the Head in three boarding schools, as well as Deputy Head, Housemaster, Head of Geography, Master i/c Rugby, Hockey and Cricket and Director of Development. He has been an ISI Team Inspector and a Governor of an independent boarding school. He has also served on the local safeguarding children's boards in North Yorkshire and Cheshire where he organised and delivered training for both local authorities and independent schools.


Venue: Boarding Schools' Association, 134 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 9SA

Cost: Member £200

          Non-member £250


134-136 Buckingham Palace Road, London, 134 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9SA, United Kingdom