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Project SEARCH European Conference

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London Heathrow Marriott Hotel

Bath Road

Harlington

UB3 5AN

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This conference is aimed at professionals who are committed to ensuring that people with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum conditions get the very best chance to enter the jobs market and achieve full time paid careers. Together, we can improve employment outcomes for everyone with a learning disability in all our communities. You will hear about the latest best practice successfully being used to deliver the Project SEARCH methodology to its fullest potential. Come casual, ready to create some energy and enjoy the fantastic Marriott experience we have planned.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE

  • Erin Riehle, Founder Project SEARCH
  • Susie Rutkowski , Founder Project SEARCH
  • Rt. Hon. Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
  • Prof Steve Beyer, University of Cardiff
  • Elaine Colquhoun OBE,, CEO Whitefield Academy
  • Lela Kogbara, DfE Advisor
  • Norman Stromsoy, CEO DFN Foundation
  • David Forbes-Nixon, Founder DFN Foundation

THIS PROGRAMME WILL BE OF INTEREST TO:

Local Authority Leaders, Chief Executives, Directors of Children’s Services and SEND Managers, College Principles, Vice Principles and those with responsibility for SEND programmes, Headteachers from Special Schools with post 16 provision, Supported Employment Providers, Employers interested in the Project SEARCH talent pool.

“Project Search is a great example of innovative practice which can transform the experiences and life chances for young people with SEND, it is also a fantastic example of true public-sector partnership. It also builds confidence and self-esteem as well as social, independence and resilience skills. The outcomes for the young people and their families can be life-changing through paid and meaningful employment, employers gain dedicated staff and the public-sector benefits from having less long-term demand placed upon it.”Ashely Ayre, Chief Executive, Bath and North East Somerset Council.

CONFERENCE COSTS - This Conference is free

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