Full programme announced for the 6th Virtual SEND Conference

The 6th Virtual SEND Conference is launching on 26 November 2021 and the full line up has just been announced! There are 12 expert speakers confirmed, focusing on Special Schools, Quality First Teaching for all schools and Specific Learning Difficulties. So, there really is something for every setting!  

It’s the #1 online conference for SEND – for everyone working with children and young people with Special Educational Needs. One ticket costs just £60 and gives access for your whole school. You can attend online on the day or watch the recordings afterwards when it suits you. Register your interest TODAY to get money off your school’s ticket.

Get actionable tips from experts and updates on the latest changes around SEND. Our conferences help you improve outcomes for children with SEND. They are CPD certified, with unlimited access for your whole school. So everyone can get CPD around SEND, not just the SENCO!


  • Practical advice and guidance on how to improve outcomes for children with SEND
  • 12 presentations from experts in SEND
  • 1 ticket for your whole school is just £60
  • Watch live online or access the recordings afterwards and re-watch as many times as you like
  • Register interest TODAY for a discount on your school’s ticket

Guest speakers just announced! 

All 12 expert presentations are now confirmed for the conference.


  • Making sense of the SEND Review and the SEND Code of Practice – Lorraine Petersen OBE, Educational Consultant, LPEC 
  • The SEND Review: building capacity – Jane Friswell, SEND Consultant and Parent Advocate 
  • Distributed leadership for SEND: seeking a strategic approach – Kate Browning, School Improvement for SEND Consultant 

Stream 1 – Special Schools 

  • Intervening early: principles into practice – Liz Stratton, Education Consultant & Trainer 
  • Listening and responding to pupil voice: effective coproduction – Sherann Hillman MBE, Head of Family Services, Seashell Trust 
  • Whole school strategy to support SEMH and reduce the impact of pandemic-related mental health problems in schools and colleges – Richard Daniel Curtis, Project Lead, National Network of Mental Health Leads 

Stream 2 – Quality First Teaching 

  • A nurturing environment: in and beyond the classroom – Garry Freeman, Independent SEND Consultant 
  • Helping teachers use the Graduated Approach to identify needs and remove barriers to learning – Kate Browning, School Improvement for SEND Consultant 
  • Whole school dyslexia strategy – Philippa Vince, Director, Toucan Education Ltd 

Stream 3 – Specific Learning Difficulties 

  • Strategies for supporting children with poor speech and language skills – Wendy Lee, Consultant Speech and Language Therapist, Lingo 
  • Preparing students for Higher Education by developing their study skills – Jackie Muggleton, SEN Advisor, South Gloucestershire Council 
  • Positive experiences and approaches with autistic girls in school and community group settings – Jo Dilworth CEO, Appeer Community Interest Company & Zara Wright, Strategic Lead for SEND, Weydon Multi Academy Trust 

Visit our Training for Education website to read more about our speakers and what they will cover. Don’t forget to register your interest to get an exclusive discount code for money off your school’s ticket.

Register your interest TODAY to get money off your school’s ticket

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