Keynote Speakers Announced for the 4th Virtual SEND Conference

We’re excited to introduce our keynote speakers for the next Virtual SEND Conference taking place on Friday 27 November.

Does your school want more help, advice and guidance on EHCPs?

Education, Health and Care Plans are the focus for our 4th Virtual SEND Conference. This is the first time we have chosen a theme for the conference. We’ve done it because so many schools accessing our previous conferences have asked for more help with EHCPs. So we’ve put together a programme to cover everything you need to know about EHCPs and how to ensure your pupils with SEND get the support they need.

One ticket gives access for your whole school. You can attend live online on the day or watch the recordings afterwards when it suits you. Register your interest TODAY and get 30% OFF with our Early Bird discount if you book by 30 September.

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What’s covered in our keynote sessions?

SEND Code of Practice 2015: 0 – 25, EHCP policy & process – aims and objectives of EHCPs


Lorraine outlines the policy in the SEND code of practice 2015 relating to EHC needs assessment and EHCPs. She describes the process by which a school, parent carer or other individual may seek an EHC needs assessment and the procedures that follow towards an EHCP.


Lorraine Petersen OBE

Education Consultant and former CEO of nasen, Jane has 25 years of experience as a Teacher and Headteacher.

Efficacy of the EHCP annual review; how do we check if a plan is delivering the goods?


The EHCP annual review is the measure to agree how well a plan is delivering in terms of meeting pupil needs, provision and outcomes. Jane explores how to manage annual reviews effectively and be confident in delivering outcomes-focused support and greater levels of personalised progress for pupils.


Jane Friswell

SEND Consultant, Parent Advocate and former SEN Headteacher, Jane has significant leadership experience in LA SEN Support advisory roles and as CEO of nasen.

Listening to pupils, working with parents to create effective EHCPs and cooperative annual reviews


Sarah-Jane explains how to tap into pupil voice and partnership with parents to create an EHCP that enables a pupil to learn and the school to deliver life-changing support. She provides a parent and pupil perspective, for mainstream, specialist provision and those out of school.


Sarah-Jane Critchley

The internationally recognised author of ‘A Different Joy: The Parents’ Guide to Living Better with Autism, Dyslexia, ADHD and More…’

Get 30% OFF your school’s ticket

Register your interest TODAY and we’ll send you an exclusive discount link to get 30% off with our Early Bird discount if you book by 30 September.


What did previous attendees say?


The speakers were excellent and very knowledgeable. The conference was really good and much cheaper than lots of training around, which is essential at this time when funds are low and access to high-quality CPD can be limited.

Louise Aldridge, Deputy Head Teacher and Inclusion Manager / Bushy Hill Junior School

The information presented was really useful and the staff and I can implement a lot of key ideas quickly and easily. Sharing the videos across the school has also saved me a lot of CPD preparation. Thank you.

Jo Vizor, Head of Learning Support / The Elms School

Excellent content delivered in a very convenient way and at a very reasonable price. More information than I could handle in one dose – but thankfully I will be able to re-visit in my own time.

Janet Bristow, SENCO / Perrymount Primary School


1 ticket for your whole school is just £60!

Access 12 SEND expert presentations: 3 keynotes + 9 more sessions to be confirmed


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