Access Arrangements Conference 2021

With the lack of support, staff training and funding we know it can be hard to keep up with changes, so we want to help ensure that your knowledge is up-to-date for the 2020/2021 year. We invite you to be a part of this brand new conference, this is the first time that we will be offering the option to either attend in person or live stream the event. Expect to hear from a range of expert speakers on a wide range of access arrangement topics and to network with other Exams Officers and SENCos facing the same challenges as you.

What to expect:

2020/2021 updates

Using Assistive Technology for Access Arrangements

  • Computer readers
  • Speech to text technology
  • Writing mathematical and scientific symbols using word processors
  • Logistics & practicalities of using Assistive Technology

Exam Anxiety

  • Effective interventions
  • Developing a whole school approach
  • Supporting during the exam season
  • Involving parents/carers

How to support ASD Students – Ask Autism Education Trust

  • What access arrangements are suitable for ASD students
  • How can we prepare ASD students for the exams

Setting up Effective Working Practices

  • Individual responsibilities
  • Communicating with staff
  • Effective SENCo & Exam Officer working
  • Using external assessors effectively

Keynote Speaker:

Samantha Garner is a well-established consultant and trainer in the world of SEN and Mental Health. Originally a music teacher, she has worked in the SEN arena for over 15 years and spent time in a large secondary school where she set up a specialist behaviour unit. After this time she qualified as a CBT therapist and child and adolescent counsellor. Sam has trained and consulted in the whole spectrum of educational establishments from PRUs to very prestigious private schools. She is a published author of several mental health support programmes and regularly writes for SEN magazines.

Tuesday 23 February 2021
One Day
£279.99 + VAT
Central London