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#sameandifferent2 Early Career Development for young people with SEND

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The Hilton

Drake Way

Reading

RG2 0GQ

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We have a brilliant line up of speakers and ‘speed’ workshops. The event will be CPD certified by the Career Development Institute.The focus of the conference is the early career development of young people with a range of special needs including learning difficulties,find out what is happening nationally and in Special Schools to improve a young person’s Careers experience leading to better life outcomes.Our keynote speakers include:

  • Professor Tristram Hooley talking about his latest research about effective Transition

  • Mark Pickles from National Grid and their Supported Internship Programme

  • National Gatsby Project and SEND - Ambassador from Gatsby Pilot Special School

  • Careers Enterprise Company with Enterprise Advisers working with Special Schools

  • Wayne Norrie CEO Greenwood Academy Trust challenging us on what inclusion really looks like

  • Jan Ellis CEO of the Career Development Institute launching a new award for excellence in Careers in Special Schools

  • Students with their employers from Brookfields Special School talking about work experience

  • Adam Feinstein -Author of Autism and Employment

  • Henny Beaumont – Graphic artist and author of ‘Hole in the heart’, an intensely moving book about her daughter Beth described by Mencap as "Powerful and deeply honest... Henny's words and stunning art work speak to everyone, whether they have a child with a learning disability or not."

Our speed workshops include how to encourage families to participate more, careers resources for young people with learning difficulties, Case studies, Careers programmes specially designed for young people with learning difficulties, supported employment and job coaches in school, vocational profiling with more to be confirmed.

Timings – Registration and coffee & pastries on arrival from 8.45am Please be seated by 9.10am Includes a lovely lunch and drinks will be provided throughout the day

Queries to hello@talentinocareers.co.uk We look forward to welcoming you!


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