SEND Learner Transitions Conference Annual Conference 2019
Preparing to Progress – Transition Support for SEND
52 delegates attended the Conference event on Friday 29th March at Kingston University, Kingston Hill from 10-4:00pm.
Participants comprised of school and college learners, parents and carers and staff members from schools, colleges and universities interested in supporting the transition from school/college to university.
Aim: The aim of the conference was to help increase the confidence of learners with a range of needs in preparing for University. It provided the opportunity for delegates to listen to presenters and take part in sessions such as:
- Maximising success and reaching your potential
- Identifying what other learners with disabilities have experienced on their journey in University
- Applying for Disability Support Allowance
- Assistive technology and what it can do for you
- Learning what the difference is between a specialist study skills tutor and mentor
Click here to download the programme from the day.
Please click below for the Conference slides and resources:
- Maximising success and reaching your potential, Suna Marfé, Head of Marketing & Admissions, South Thames Colleges Group
- Evidencing your disability and the Disabled Student Allowances (DSA), Preparing to Progress, Michael Cobden, University of West London and Helen Duncan, St Mary’s University
- Assistive Technology and what it can do for you, David Baxtor-Williams, Assistive Solutions and Tim Blunt, DnA
- Specialist Study Skills Tutor and mentor: What’s the difference and how can they help, Tracy Rollins, Specialist Mentor and Helen Farley, Study Skills Tutor, Equality Enterprise