National Attendance Conference 2020 is a formal and practical presentation followed by two alternative workshops as well as a dialogue on the latest Ofsted (in England) and ESTYN (in Wales) situation. Delegates attending the conferences will be asked to forward in advance any questions or issues of concern to them, then these can be included and discussed during the day. The events will provide a mixture of formal input alongside opportunities for discussion and advice sessions.
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
One of the greatest challenge facing schools is how to improve school attendance not least because of it’s critical importance for school inspections.
Join our highly qualified and popular specialists introducing the National School Attendance Conference to consider and discuss not only the nature and impact of these challenges but also to provide evidence on best practice and new approaches.
The content will include sessions on:
The latest policies at national & local level to address and examine attendance issues on school attendance;
A consideration of how to tackle absence due to illness; getting the challenge right;
Lessons from research for professional practice; and,
The implications of the new Ofsted guidelines for managing attendance in schools.
Click here to download the National Attendance Conference 2020.
£225 + VAT (Early bird)
£265 + VAT (Standard rate)
Early bird offer is available 2 months before course date.
Includes lunch, refreshments, full set of course notes and CPD Certificate.
KEY REASONS TO ATTEND:
The events provide an opportunity to network with colleagues throughout your region in order to share both good practice and advice. Also:
- An opportunity to update your knowledge on national and local attendance matters – a look at the Recommendations from the Timpson Review, examining the proposed legislative changes about Children Missing out on education;
- Support you to develop your own confidence in managing and understanding challenging issues on attendance – with a particular focus on tackling illness related absence;
- Provide a forum for discussion of ideas alongside offering practical solutions including taking a fresh approach to getting parents onside;
- The events also provide an opportunity to network with colleagues throughout your region in order to share both good practice and advice.
Course LeaderProfessor Ken Reid OBE
Specifically, these include:
o Head teachers
o Members of SLT’s
o Staff with responsibility for attendance or those with a keen interest in improving their pupils’ attendance,
o School attendance officers & pupil support staff
o Pastoral care professionals
o Office support staff,
o Education welfare staff
o Home-school liaison support staff
o Educational psychologists,
o Family welfare & home-school support staff