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North East SEND conference

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18 April 2018
10:00 am - 3:30 pm


New College Durham
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Durham, DH1 5ES United Kingdom
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This conference provides essential CPD for all SEND managers and practitioners in colleges (mainstream and specialist) and independent training providers across the north east and yorkshire. The conference will feature sessions on funding, inspections, EHCPs, study programmes, supported internships, use of technology, and building effective partnerships with LAs, employers, health and social care.

  • Natspec members: FREE
  • Non-members (colleges and ESFA funded training providers): £30 plus VAT
  • Non-members (all other organisations): £100 plus VAT

This conference has been rearranged following its postponement from 1 March. Please download the draft programme below.  Confirmed speakers include Clare Howard, Natspec CEO; Alyson Shields, New College Durham; Gillian Brown and Stuart Linden, ESFA; and workshop sessions on Annual Reviews, Accessible Technology, Positive Behaviours, Supported Internships, and more.

Bookings are now closed please contact Rita Buckley if you would like to attend. 

General information

We will send you an e-mail confirmation and joining instructions, including a venue map approximately one week before the event.

Please notify us in writing if you wish to make any amendments to your booking, to make a substitution or a cancellation.

Cancellations can be accepted without charge up to 5 days prior to the event, after this time full event fees will apply.

Natspec reserves the right to cancel or alter the course for reasons beyond its control.