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Conference: Countdown to Statutory RSE (SEND)

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Friends House

173-177 Euston Road

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NW1 2BJ

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The Council for Disabled Children and the Sex Education Forum are delighted to present their second annual conference: Countdown to Statutory RSE – getting relationships and sex education right for disabled children and those with SEN.


The Sex Education Forum has been shaping policy and practice on RSE for 30 years. The Council for Disabled Children has been a voice for the disabled childresn's sector since 1974. Now we're working together to ensure all children with SEND have quality RSE that meets their needs.

One year on from our influential inaugural conference, and counting down to the start of mandatory RSE in all schools, we’ll be moving discussion on by sharing new case-studies and research and offering delegates an even larger choice of practical workshops to support the implementation of high quality RSE that meets the needs of disabled children and those with SEN.


Who it’s for?

  • RSE and PSHE leads from special and mainstream schools
  • Sexual health services
  • Special Educational Needs Coordinators
  • Teaching assistants/pastoral staff
  • Public health commissioners and safeguarding managers
  • Voluntary and community sector organisations

You'll leave the conference:

  • Understanding the new Government guidance on RSE
  • Sharing best practice case studies from schools
  • Growing skills and knowledge through tailored workshops
  • Bringing together the best resources & teaching approaches
  • Learning about what young people need from RSE


Confirmed contributors:

  • Richard Lawrence, Mencap
  • Claire Lightley, Head of Training, fpa
  • Lesley Kerr-Edwards and Sarah Duignan, Image in Action
  • Paul Bray, Insight Training and Support
  • Matthew Riley, Head of 14-19 phase, Oakfield Special School
  • Diana Whitmill, Head of PSHE, Royal School for the Deaf, Derby
  • Kate E Reynolds, mother, author and 'Autism agony-aunt'
  • Rev Jane Fraser, Bodysense
  • Lucy Emmerson, Director, Sex Education Forum
  • Dr Eleanor Draeger, Senior RSE Trainer, Sex Education Forum

Delegates will be offered 3 choices from a menu of 12 high quality, one-hour workshops.

The conference will be Chaired by Dame Christine Lenehan

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Friends House

173-177 Euston Road

London

NW1 2BJ

United Kingdom

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