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The impact of COVID-19 on securing employment for young people with autism

27 January 2021
In this members only webinar, David Anthony, Head of Research and Learning from BeyondAutism, will explore how the pandemic has changed the opportunities available to young people with autism, the adaptions they have made during the health crisis, and the benefits of these changes.

Monitoring the quality of teaching, learning, assessment and support for learners with SEND (session two)

4 February 2021
An effective observation process is crucial to ensure high-quality provision for learners. This interactive, two-part online training is for staff involved in the observation of teaching, learning, assessment and support (OTLAS). Unlike other training on this topic, this focusses specifically on post-16 provision for learners with SEND, and staff who have responsibility for the quality of SEND provision.

Using apps to support students into work

10 February 2021
In this members only webinar, Helen Edwards, Marketing & Projects Coordinator at Derwen College, introduces the suite of apps that the college has developed to support students into work.

Community partnerships, work experience and a vocational curriculum

10 March 2021
Julliet Doherty Head of Post 16 Education at Wargrave House LEAP College, introduces the principles and practice which underpin the college’s award-winning partnership work with community organisations.

Introduction to job coaching

16 March 2021
This is an interactive workshop for staff supporting students with SEND in the workplace, including learning support assistants, tutors, teachers, and other support roles. 

Wednesday webinar series

17 March 2021
This event is one of our monthly webinars for Natspec members, promoting exchange of ideas, research and effective practice. Further details will be added in due course.

Wednesday webinar series

21 April 2021
This event is one of our monthly webinars for Natspec members, promoting exchange of ideas, research and effective practice. Further details will be added in due course.

The ILR in practice – Data, management information, the ILR – getting it right first time

27 April 2021
As a follow up to our “New to the ILR” workshop, we look here at a practical application of the cycle of returning Individual Learner Records (ILR), and importantly the analysis of data checking, error reports and their resolution.

New to the ILR? Data, management information, the ILR – getting it right first time

11 May 2021
This training is aimed at staff who have little or no experience of creating or returning Individual Learner Records (ILR) and require an introduction to the basics.

Introduction to job coaching

18 May 2021
This is an interactive workshop for staff supporting students with SEND in the workplace, including learning support assistants, tutors, teachers, and other support roles.

Wednesday webinar series

19 May 2021
This event is one of our monthly webinars for Natspec members, promoting exchange of ideas, research and effective practice. Further details will be added in due course.

The ILR Drop-in and Q&A session

20 May 2021
Join us for another Individual Learner Record (ILR) drop-in Q&A session. This session is free of charge for all Natspec members.

Wednesday webinar series

16 June 2021
This event is one of our monthly webinars for Natspec members, promoting exchange of ideas, research and effective practice. Further details will be added in due course.

The ILR in practice – Data, management information, the ILR – getting it right first time

6 July 2021
As a follow up to our “New to the ILR” workshop, we look here at a practical application of the cycle of returning Individual Learner Records (ILR), and importantly the analysis of data checking, error reports and their resolution.

Wednesday webinar series

7 July 2021
This event is one of our monthly webinars for Natspec members, promoting exchange of ideas, research and effective practice. Further details will be added in due course.

The ILR Drop-in and Q&A session

13 July 2021
Join us for another Individual Learner Record (ILR) drop-in Q&A session. This session is free of charge for all Natspec members.

New to the ILR? Data, management information, the ILR – getting it right first time

5 October 2021
This training is aimed at staff who have little or no experience of creating or returning Individual Learner Records (ILR) and require an introduction to the basics.

The ILR Drop-in and Q&A session

7 October 2021
Join us for another Individual Learner Record (ILR) drop-in Q&A session. This session is free of charge for all Natspec members.

Introduction to job coaching

12 October 2021
This is an interactive workshop for staff supporting students with SEND in the workplace, including learning support assistants, tutors, teachers, and other support roles.

The ILR in practice – Data, management information, the ILR – getting it right first time

11 November 2021
As a follow up to our “New to the ILR” workshop, we look here at a practical application of the cycle of returning Individual Learner Records (ILR), and importantly the analysis of data checking, error reports and their resolution.

The ILR Drop-in and Q&A session

16 November 2021
Join us for another Individual Learner Record (ILR) drop-in Q&A session. This session is free of charge for all Natspec members.

Other Events

Please check out Natspec’s event’s calendar for a full list of events.

Did you know?

Natspec runs external training sessions and delivers in-house courses for individual providers for our Transform training courses. These can be run as a full day or half day workshop.

To register your interest in an external training session in your region or to request in-house training, please fill out this expression of interest form or call 0115 854 1322.

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