Webinars: February 2021: Registration
Webinars: February 2021
Although Covid-19 has made it tricky to hold in-person gatherings, I am pleased to share that ISRSA will be hosting a number of online events over the coming months.
- Professional training with exam board subject officers and CE board
25th February 16.00 – 18.30
- Humanism examined
26th February 16.00 – 18.30
We are committed to fostering genuine intellectual freedom and deep understanding and look forward to your contributions.
A unique opportunity for exam board training and guidance for teacher to support school assessments of GCSE and A level examinations. You will be able to sign up for the exam board of your choice for an intimate twilight session. All exam boards are available for this twilight session, so you can tune in and ask all the questions about papers that you’ve been wanting to ask!
- The latest news on summer teacher assessment
- Support and training to best prepare your students
- Sessions hosted by AQA, Eduqas, OCR and Pearson/Edexcel
- An invaluable parallel session will run for our prep school teachers, with particular focus on teaching ethics and philosophy for CE.
A unique and fantastic opportunity.
Incredible keynote speakers!
Professor A C Grayling; Humanism and the Human Good
Tom Holland; Humanism as a Christian Heresy.
This promises to be an absolutely fascinating evening with the two thinkers reaching very different conclusions about the cultural and spiritual benefits of Christianity.
Non-members may join both webinars for £100
What To Expect
Thursday 25th February
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Common Entrance or GCSE
5:00pm - 5:15pm
5:15pm - 6:00pm
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Discussion – Local Groups
Friday 26th February
4:15pm - 6:45pm
A C Grayling
Humanism and the Human Good
A.C. Grayling CBE MA DPhil (Oxon) FRSA FRSL is the Founder and Principal of New College of the Humanities at Northeastern University, and its Professor of Philosophy. He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford. He is the author of over thirty books of philosophy, biography, history of ideas, and essays. He was for a number of years a columnist on the Guardian, the Times, and Prospect magazine. He has contributed to many leading newspapers in the UK, US and Australia, and to BBC radios 4, 3 and the World Service, for which he did the annual ‘Exchanges at the Frontier’ series; and he has often appeared on television. He has twice been a judge on the Booker Prize, in 2014 serving as the Chair of the judging panel. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a Vice President of Humanists UK, Patron of the Defence Humanists, Honorary Associate of the Secular Society, and a Patron of Dignity in Dying.
Tom Holland is the author of Rubicon; Persian Fire; Millennium; In the Shadow of the Sword; and Dynasty. His most recent book, Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind, on Christianity’s influence on world history, was published in 2019. He is the author of two biographies, one on Æthelfæd and one on Æthelstan. He has translated Herodotus for Penguin Classics, and his translation of Suetonius’ Lives of the Caesars, also for Penguin Classics, will come out later this year. He is the presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Making History, and the podcast The Rest Is History. He has written and presented a number of TV documentaries, on topics ranging from dinosaurs to the Islamic State.
I am or would like to become a member of the ISRSA and attend the online conference 2021
Participation in the conference is included in our membership fee of £115.
The webinar registration can be accessed within the members area.
I would like to attend the online conference 2021 without becoming a member
A single login to the webinars without further membership benefits costs £100.