Conferences & Events

Inspiration for anyone working or living with 3-19 year olds

Conferences with James Nottingham

James Nottingham is often described as one of the best speakers in the world of education. He has engaged audiences from every phase of education: pre-school, primary, secondary, FE (16+) and university. He inspires, challenges and motivates in equal measure. 

James also works closely with top researchers such as John Hattie and Carol Dweck to share the most up-to-date and compelling evidence with audiences around the world. His company, Challenging Learning hosts many of these events. Listings for upcoming events can be found below.


Forthcoming Events

  • Great speaker who managed to keep the energy high all day! / Fantastisk foredragsholder som formår at holde gang i energien hele dagen!

    Pre-school assistant

  • James Nottingham has the skills of explaining the complex in a way that is accessible and inviting. He is challenging yet encouraging. The examples of how it could be and the insights into what success looks like will leave you wanting to do things differently without a bag of guilt to weigh you down.

    Mick Waters

    Professor of Education and President of the Curriculum Foundation
  • James has developed a rare skill for blending arresting anecdotes, hard-edged research and practical advice into a truly compelling narrative. He brings the clarity, humour and powers of synthesis that characterise his presentations to the written word too.

    Barry Hymer

    Cumbria University, UK
  • "James Nottingham - lärare och skolledare och ett av de mest omtalade namnen inom skolutveckling i världen i dag." "James Nottingham is a teacher and leader, and one of the most talked about names in the world of school development today" 

    Skolvärlden (Swedish Teaching Magazine)

  • “Great speaker, good examples, and his way to chain the day together with strong links to Hattie’s theory. / Den gode formidler, de gode eksempler, og hans måde at kæde dagen sammen på med stærk tilknytning til Hatties teori”

    Conference Delegate,

  • “A super inspiring and amazing speaker. / Alt i alt super inspirerende og fantastisk foredragsholder.”

    Conference Delegate,

  • “Entertaining speaker who was easy to understand. The conference very much exceeded my expectations. / Underholdende oplægsholder der talte et letforståeligt engelsk - konferenceudbyttet overgik meget mine forventninger.”

    Conference Delegate,

  • Nothing short of an AMAZING speaker. Time flew by! Although it was in English, the language was never a problem! / Intet mindre end FANTASTISK oplægsholder. Tiden fløj af sted! Selvom dagen foregik på engelsk, blev sproget aldrig på noget tidspunkt et problem!

    Pre-school teacher