Service Children’s Support Network Annual Conference

Our friends at the Service Children’s Support Network are hosting an Annual Conference in Birmingham:

Tuesday 27th November 2012

Warwickshire County Cricket Club, The County Ground, Edgbaston,

Birmingham B5 7QU

Coffee and Registration from 09.30 Finish 16.00

This one-day National Conference will focus on the impacts of mobility and transitions on Service children

and their families and will examine how schools, local authorities and other professionals can help to mitigate them effectively.

The Presenters include:

Dr Alison Baverstock – Kingston University, Army Wife and Mother and author.  Postings: The Family Perspective

Lorraine Petersen OBE – CEO, National Association of Special Educational Needs.  High Mobility and Service children with Special Educational Needs

Matt Blyton – 0 – 11 Advisor, North Yorkshire County Council.  North Yorkshire’s Schools with Service Families Strategy

Olivia Denson – Head of Service Children’s Education Advisory Service, MOD.  National updates

Rob Beadel – Educational Psychologist and Researcher. 

Anne Wilson – Acting Principal Educational Psychologist Service Children’s Education Germany.  Transitions overseas: pupils and parents views

Su Scrimshaw – Head teacher, Halton School, Buckinghamshire.  The Halton School Project

Paul Jetten – Emotional First Aid Coordinator/ Solent NHS Trust.  The emotional impact of moving on children

Charlotte Bradshaw – Author of My Passport.  My Passport

The event will be of particular interest to:

· Secondary, Primary and Early Years teachers and practitioners.

· Researchers working within the fields of education, psychology, health and social care.

· Local Authority Advisers and Consultants.

· Professionals from education, psychology, health and social care.

· Military Charities and Welfare Organisations.

· Anyone dedicated to high-quality provision for Service children and families in the UK.

Fee includes learning materials, refreshments and lunch.

To reserve a place please contact:

bookings will be confirmed by email or post.

Terms and Conditions:

Payment required with booking – Fees are not refundable.

The latest SCSN Newsletter can be viewed here: SCSN Newsletter – Autumn 12



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