The conference aims to help practitioners develop their own collaborations and identify ways of working together to support student transitions.
Delegates will have the opportunity to hear from researchers, support organisations and education practitioners about:
- National and local research findings and local trends and responses to SEND funding cuts
- SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) preparation for transition to HE
- Complying with the SEND Code of Practice 2015 with less funding
- Support from the perspective of neurodiversity
- Student autonomy and empowerment
- Generic and specific support available to learners with SEND within education
- Share the experiences of students at points of transition to HE/life after university
- Encourage a community of practice through the sharing of positive and effective practice
- Develop new relationships with local organisations
Date, time and location
Wed, 5 February 2020, 10:00 – 16:00
Ben Bryant, Director, Isos ‘The SEND system in context: Pressures, trends and local strategies’
Julie Percival, Assistant Principal, Curriculum and High Needs, Steve Dixon, Head of School Foundation Learning & Gail Walmsley, Head of Learning Support, South Thames Colleges Group ‘High Needs Students in the FE Context’
Who is it suitable for?
Anyone involved in the process of supporting students with additional/mental health needs.
• SENCos and Support staff in schools • Heads of Disability & Wellbeing • Disability Advisers • Inclusion Managers • Careers Advisers • Teaching Staff • University student support
This is a free event for Aimhigher London members, please email Kia Zamparelli for a booking form.
For non Aimhigher London members, booking is available via Eventbrite. Please click here to register your place.
EVENT INFO :
- Start Date:02/05/2020
- Start Time:10:00
- End Date:02/05/2020
- End Time:16:00
- Location:Kingston University, Penrhyn Road Campus