Conferences

Our professional development events offer the latest national initiatives, best practice and innovative, inspirational learning. Nationally renowned keynote speakers and respected experts tackle the questions that really matter, delivering to delegates practical tools and essential knowledge to take back to their schools and settings.

By attending our events and learning from leading experts, sharing and debating ideas and networking with peers, delegates are supported in their drive to raise standards, improve whole school performance and create better outcomes for children and young people.

What's on

Details of scheduled conferences and events.

Headteacher briefing

The virtual briefing for Worcestershire headteachers took place on Monday 30th November 2020 and is now available to view on demand (opens in a new window).

The briefing features:

  • Sarah Wilkins, Director of Education & Early Help, WCF - Welcome, Impact of Covid-19 on Worcestershire schools and settings, Ready Steady Worcestershire, Free School Meals Vouchers
    •    Dr Kathryn Cobain, Director of Public Health, WCC - Public Health Update
    •    School Improvement Team, WCF - Sharing Best Practice:
    o    remote learning
    o    catch-up funding
    o    practical ideas to support monitoring
    o    resources to support teachers 
    •    Jane Spilsbury, HMI, Ofsted - Ofsted Update

Next briefing: February 2020

Attendance and Inclusion seminar

Thursday 3 December 2020. Delivered virtually.

Agenda

  • Supporting children with medical difficulties
  • The Children's Services Portal – how to use, when to access and what to send
  • Fair Access Protocol 2020 – the new process explained
  • Updates on: admissions, Children Missing Education and Elective Home Education.
  • Persistent absence – what more can schools do?

The seminar is free to attend for Worcestershire schools. Please ask your school's CPD leader to book you a place via CPD online (opens in a new window).

(A weblink to connect to the Microsoft Teams live seminar will be sent to you before the event, you will not need to download any additional software or applications.)

Contact the team

Email: conferences@worcschildrenfirst.org.uk

Telephone: 01905 844030

Delegate feedback from previous conferences

"The conference was very well organised and very informative. I have taken a lot away from it to implement back into school"
Delegate feedback from Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Masterclass, Worcester

"I was blown away! The speakers were all fantastic and their presentations were thought provoking and emotive."
Delegate feedback from Safeguarding Masterclass, Worcester

 

Take the stress out of event management

We offer project management services for the creation and development of your conferences and meetings.

For more information email: conferences@worcschildrenfirst.org.uk

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