Friday 18 September 2020 | Sandy Park, Exeter | 09:00 - 15:45
Welcome to our exciting 2020 SEND Conference!
This year, through our fantastic special offer, we encourage you to invite your SEND governor to attend with you, so that the challenge of leading SEND in our schools is more widely understood and shared.
Our educationally renowned keynote speakers will provide uplifting and expert insights. Rona Tutt is an inspirational school leader and advocate for SEND, and her well respected writing and speaking will set the tone for the day. We also have Fintan O'Regan delivering relevant, interesting and challenging viewpoints of SEND. His work has helped to provide clarity, empathy and understanding of our most vulnerable learners.
A range of workshops, including Ofsted preparation around Intent, Implementation and Impact, will enable you to go back to school feeling refreshed, updated and positive.
Key reasons to attend:
- Collaborate with your SEND governor for the day
- Hear from inspirational and experienced speakers
- Be informed of key changes in the world of SEND
- Network with colleagues from across the South West
Who Should Attend?
SENCOs and Governors from Primary, Secondary and Special Education, Early Years and FE Leaders, Headteachers, Inclusion Managers and other professionals working with pupils with SEND
About Dr Rona Tutt OBE
Rona has taught in state and independent, day and residential, mainstream and special schools. She is a winner of the Leadership in Teaching Award, received an Outstanding Reviewer Award for her work on the International Journal of Educational Management and an OBE for her services to SEND. She is a Past President of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) and a Fellow of UCL’s Centre for Inclusive Education (CIE).
Rona is the SEND Governor at 2 schools. She has written and co-authored several books, including 'Rona Tutt’s Guide to SEND and Inclusion' (SAGE, 2016).
About Fintan O'Regan MA, PGCE BSc
Fintan is currently a Behaviour and Learning Consultant and Trainer nationally and internationally.
He was the Head teacher of the Centre Academy from 1996 -2002, which was the first specialist school in the UK for students between the ages of 7-19 specialising issues related to ADHD, ASD and ODD.
He is an associate lecturer for Leicester University, the National Association of Special Needs, the Institute of Education, the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre and the former Vice Chairman of the UK ADHD Network and of the European ADHD Alliance.
He has written a number of books and published articles on the subject of ADHD, ODD and a range of Learning, Behaviour and Socialisation issues.
Fintan now works as trainer and consultant for schools and school support systems including, Social Services, Health, the Police and Foster carers with regards to providing behaviour management strategies for children and families struggling with SEND and behaviour issues.
Further details of training courses can be found on his website and he can be contacted through the following email address listed below.
Early bird price: £155+VAT (valid until 28 February 2020)
Full conference price: £205+VAT
* SPECIAL OFFER* Bring your SEND governor for only £99+VAT! Remeber to quote 'SENDGovernor' when booking to take advantage of this price!
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Fantastic - probably the most productive course I've been on. Very informative and a good mixture of practical strategies and strategic advice.
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