Meetings and Conferences

Outwood Institute of Education has two sites, one based in Tees Valley, and one based in Yorkshire and Humber. Both our sites provide the ideal setting for your meeting or conference.

Whatever you are looking for, our friendly team are here to help you with everything you need to ensure your event is a flying success - for organisers and delegates alike.

  • Venues – we offer two well located venues, which are available for a variety of conference facilities such as day meetings, conferences and training facilities.

  • Event Management – our venue managers are on hand to give you all the support you need to make your event a success.

  • Catering – we offer a variety of food options and can cater for most dietary requirements.

Outwood Institute of Education, Yorkshire and Humber

Our purpose built, state of the art building is set in the grounds of Outwood Academy Adwick. Our reception is manned by the Outwood Institute of Education team. Our facilities include a conference theatre, two training rooms and a café area. All rooms offer natural daylight & complimentary Wi-Fi and are set over two floors; the first floor can be easily accessed by stairs or lift.

Free visitor car parking & overflow parking

We have 30 spaces in our onsite secure car park with an additional overflow car park which is approximately a 5 to 10-minute walk. Please be aware that the onsite car park is also used for Academy visitors.

Catering

We provide a variety of food options to choose from and we can cater for most dietary requirements.

Conference Theatre

Our conference theatre is a bespoke facility designed to accommodate either 100 delegates ‘cabaret’ style or 200 ‘theatre’ style. This room is air conditioned, has state of the art audiovisual and presentation facilities.  The theatre has been designed so that the room layout can be varied to accommodate any event.

Conference Centre – Café Area

Our Café Area provides an idea arrival and waiting area for your delegates. A range of refreshments hot and cold can be served in here throughout the day. It is a relaxed, spacious area for networking with tables, chairs and leather sofas in addition to complimentary Wi-Fi access, a TV and air conditioning.

Training rooms

Our training rooms are spacious and well equipped with audio and visual equipment. These can be set up to accommodate a range of training styles and can hold a maximum of 30 delegates. Both training rooms are air conditioned, complete with state-of-the-art audio and visual and presentation facilities.

Outwood Institute of Education, Tees Valley

Our state-of-the-art facilities are set within Outwood Academy Acklam, which opened in September 2012 as part of Middlesbrough’s £100 million Building Schools for the Future scheme. Our facilities include a large conference theatre and one training room. Both rooms offer complimentary Wi-Fi.

Free visitor car parking

There is a large onsite secure car park at the front of the building. Please be aware that the onsite car park is also used for Academy visitors.

Catering

We provide a variety of food options and we can cater for most dietary requirements.

Conference Theatre

Our Conference Theatre is a bespoke facility designed to accommodate up to 120 guests ‘cabaret’ style. Our laser projector is connected with a computer and loaded with Microsoft Office. Laptops can also be connected. Audio visual equipment and a microphone is also available with appropriate cables.  Flip charts are provided, in addition to water and glasses on every table. Complimentary Wi-Fi is offered, and there are no poles or obstructions in the room. There are also spare electrical outlets should you need them. The theatre has been designed so that the room layout can be varied to accommodate any event.

Contact Us

To discuss your event requirements, simply complete the enquiry form below:

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Thank you to you and your team for hosting our ESFA event. You were all extremely professional and supportive. Everyone we spoke to went out of their way to ensure our needs were accommodated. As a result, our event flowed without a glitch
— Jay Shivraj (DfE Finance Director)