Schools Now! Conference 2023
Transforming Schools: Leadership at all levels

Conference agenda

Find out more about joining Schools Now! 2023 virtually

British Council’s Schools Now! is a global conference that fosters educational innovation across British Council Partner Schools. The conference is aimed at educational professionals who wish to learn more about key areas of international education, share their ideas and experiences, and network with like-minded peers. 

Schools Now! 2023 will be a face-to-face conference held at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights on 1 and 2 March 2023, with a pre-conference workshop day held on 28 February 2023. We are very excited to be hosting the conference in a truly international destination, where delegates can enjoy a gala dinner, local entertainment and networking opportunities.

Conference theme

The theme of this year’s conference will be Transforming Schools: Leadership at all levels. We’ll be exploring the role of effective leadership across school communities through keynote presentations, panel discussions and workshops.


  • Identifying the roles and expectations of leaders in our schools 
  • Professional Pathways towards effective leadership at all levels
  • Developing student leaders

A hybrid event 
Schools Now! 2023 will be a hybrid event, connecting delegates at the conference venue in Dubai with other delegates from all around the globe.

We look forward to using the latest technology to enrich your conference experience through additional networking opportunities, discussions forums, virtual exhibitions and more. Registration for online participation will be opening in January 2023.

If you'd like more information about the event, just get in touch with us on SchoolsNow!

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