The 12th Annual Mike Baker Lecture was an outstanding success on Tuesday 19th June at Inner Temple. The packed audience were captivated with both speakers Roy Blatchford and Geoff Barton.
David Birch tweeted “It was excellent – optimistic and passionate about the need for leaders and teachers to regain control @RealGeoffBarton @NatEdTrust”
Bright Field wrote “@NatEdTrust #Mikebakerlecture magisterial overview by @RealGeoffBarton giving a unique perspective on the education landscape.”
Many leading educationalists were present as well as LA’s, Heads, teachers and school leadership teams. Abbotsweld Primary Academy wrote “It was a great privilege for Miss Travis, Miss Farrell, Mrs Nee and Mrs Benson to listen to @RealGeoffBarton last night at @NatEdTrust Annual Lecture. He is always challenging thoughts and looking ahead in education. #Inspire #lifelonglearning “
Geoff Barton himself tweeted folloeing the event “An honour to give tonight’s @NatEdTrust lecture in memory of the wonderful BBC Education journalist, Mike Baker. A privilege to meet his family, plus so many other educationists. #OptimisticEducation”
The provisional date for the 2019 lecture is Tuesday 19th March 2019.