The Association of Ringing Teachers — Annual Conference

11 – 12 March 2017

This Conference is open to all ringers – not just ART members.

It will be held on the 11th and 12 March 2017 at Old Basing Village Hall and booking opens in January via the ART web site at www.ringingteachers.org.

So come along and hear the latest views on teaching and other topics.. Saturday 11th ‘Engaging your Stakeholders’ – Mark Regan -Who and what are your stakeholders? Why are they important and how do we look after them?

‘New from ART’ – Details of the latest ART products and workshops and launch of the new Raising & Lowering DVD and the ’50 things’ challenge!

‘Recruitment – The Holy Grail’ - Moira Johnson. - Discussion, ideas and ART support for recruitment.

Group Teaching & Working together – Lesley Belcher - Teaching and recruiting in groups is highly motivational and efficient find out more about the advantages.

‘Ringing Culture – Help or Hindrance’. – Elva Ainsworth - What is the attitude and focus for your ringers, tower or area – how would you like it to be? Review the issues and your patch…

‘ART Assessors – The Key to Quality’ – Paul Lewis - Review the work of the assessors and discuss how we can maintain and improve the quality of teachers and teaching.

Situational Leadership – Moira Johnson - Officers and captains are in a position of leadership – here is an opportunity to improve leadership skills.

‘CRAG – The story so far..’ Philip Barnes - Philip is chairing the CCBR review body and will be available to talk about some of the committees thoughts and deal with questions.

‘Have your Say’ – Graham Nabb – An open forum session to deal with questions about ART or other subjects.

2017 ART Awards – Stephanie Warboys & Stephanie Pattenden – The second prize giving ceremony where the winners and their prizes are announced. Open to all no charge. Drinks & Nibbles sponsored by John Taylor & Co.

Sunday 12th Mentoring Workshop – Pip Penney – An opportunity to discuss and develop the skills of mentoring someone – teacher or ringer.

Handbells – Helen McGregor & Duncan Loweth - General handbell ringing form 10.00 then a learning to ring hand bell session open to anyone interested in having a go followed later by a Teaching Handbells workshop. Even if you have never rung handbells before come along and try your hand supported by experienced handbell ringers – you may enjoy it!!

This Conference is open to all ringers – not just ART members. It will be held on the 11th and 12 March 2017 at Old Basing Village Hall and booking opens in January via the ART web site at www.ringingteachers.org.