About Julie Arliss
Recently awarded a Farmington Fellowship from Harris Manchester College, Oxford, Julie Arliss is a highly- accomplished teacher and author. She is a well-known international educator working closely with teachers to bring the best resources to schools. She is an international educator of gifted students with a gift for making the complex simple, and the simple complex. She is committed to the provision of world-class extension activities for these students, to extend their reach well beyond the curriculum to new areas of knowledge. She was on the examining team for Cambridge International Examinations and assisted the CPD team for one of the leading UK examination boards, alongside teaching A level at Kings College Taunton for many years.
She founded Academy Conferences Ltd in 2009 and Academy Ltd, in 2016. The companies hold conferences for schools; speakers have included Keith Ward, Daphne Hampson, Tom Greggs, Keith Ward, Alister McGrath, Martin Rees, Andrew Pinsent, Stephen Law, Raymond Tallis, Daphne Hampson, Roger Scruton and Anthony Seldon.
In 2014, Arliss brought the Philosothon movement from Australia to the UK, alongside the Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford, with funding from the Templeton Religious Trust. Participation grew rapidly through the running of multiple events each year, outreach work and free introductory presentations and material distribution at ISRSA, NATRE and Academy Conferences.