This year’s Special schools, specialist and alternative provision conference is based around the theme “Creating stability in changing times”.
Keynote speakers include Dr Rona Tutt OBE, a former head teacher and Past President of the NAHT, and Will Ord, Director of Thinking Education Ltd specialising in helping schools to develop growth mind sets and thinking and communication skills.
Workshops on offer include (click on the workshop title for more information - this will open in a new window)
- Assessment for SEND students from the outcomes of the Rochford review
- Securing stability through the introduction of the National Funding Formula for Schools and High Needs
- Engaging your students in Parliament and democracy
- The SENCo as a Manager and Leader – how to lead SEND provision effectively in your schools
- Restriction and Deprivation of liberty: Ofsted’s interpretation and the law
- Engaging Learners with Complex Needs; From Neurons to Neighbourhoods.
- Coming to the Tribunal: Naming a school in an EHC Plan (please note this session is only available in the morning)
This year we are offering an additional panel debate including SEN experts and Russell Hobby, to be followed by a drinks reception and dinner.
You can select this additonal ticket during the booking process for an additional amount. You will not be allowed entry to this event without pre-booking.
Members of NAHT can enjoy our courses and conferences at a subsidised rate so join here today and start enjoying the benefits of membership
Please note that the start time shown for the 10th March allows for registration and refreshments, the course programme will be sent to each delegate via the email supplied with the final information.
Please do not book travel or accomodation without checking with the Professional Development team on email@example.com that the conference will be going ahead.
The NAHT has the right to cancel the conference if insufficient bookings are received.
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Do I need my membership number to book?
Yes. If you are booking a member place you will be required to enter the correct membership number. You can find your membership number by phoning membership on 0300 3030333 option 2.
Is accommodation included?
We are not booking accommodation for delegates this year but have a number of rooms available at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre (attached to the venue) at a preferential rate of £100 via our booking service. To book and pay for these rooms please phone Executive status on 01625 446288.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
The Professional Development team can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01444 472405.
Is my booking transferrable?
Bookings may only be transferred at the discretion of the Professional Development team. Requests to transfer will need to be made in writing a minumum of 7 days prior to the conference by emailing email@example.com . Transfers and cancellations may be subject to a charge.
Within 20 working days - 25% charge
Within 10 working days - 50% charge
Within 5 working days - 75% charge
Within 2 working days - 100% charge
Can I update my registration information?
Any updates to your booking must be made in writing to the Professional Development team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Does the name on the booking need to match the attendee?
The names of each individual attendee must be entered during the booking process along with a unique email address for each attendee as this will be used for the final confirmation.