The Exams Officer National Conference 2019

The Innovative Exams Officer – successfully overcoming challenges and implementing strategies


We know you may be new to the role – or simply need a refresher given
how often things change. That’s why we’re inviting you to attend the
annual Exam Officer National Conference.


This year our annual conference will focus on:

• Updates on changes to policies and procedures, including JCQ and Ofqual
• Understanding Access Arrangements and the increasing demand
• Correctly handling, managing and storing DATA
• Managing and Training your invigilators
• NEAs and BTEC administration and assessments

Get your questions answered by our expert trainers!


Our Speakers

Natalie Packer:

Natalie has a vast range of experience working in education and has always had a particular passion for ensuring children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities succeed.
Natalie develops and delivers a wide range of professional development opportunities to primary, secondary and special schools. She is an Associate Consultant for NASEN and works with Whole School SEND (WSS) on the SEND review and MAT review projects. 


Samantha Garner:

Our SEN and Mental Health expert that is already well known for her independent SENCo courses. She has been involved in education for over 15 years. She has been a SENCO and Examinations Officer in a large secondary school of approximately 2000 students. Sam has also been a regular presenter at national international training events for SENCOs and exams officers, as well as conducting individual training with SENCOs. She is also working towards improving mental health support in schools.


Simon Buchanan

Senior Data Protection Officer with 20 years experience working in financial services and compliance.
DPO for 30 businesses including DW Sports, Cloud IQ, National Gallery, Royal Hospital Chelsea, Royal College Pathologists, Bailliol College, New College, University College (Oxford University), Strettons, GDS, CAFOD and LGC


Wendy Bell

Wendy has extensive experience in the examinations environment through her role as Examinations Officer in several secondary schools. She was a Regional Support Manager at AQA for 8 years providing support to Examinations Officers across South and Central England. She was a regular presenter at QCDA events for Examinations Officers. Prior to joining AQA,  she worked for a number of years as the Examinations Officer at John Bentley School and previously at George Ward School.




Scanning Pens
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Claro Software
Claro Software develops technology, for people with print and reading difficulties like dyslexia. ClaroRead reads any text aloud so you can concentrate on content and meaning. ClaroRead’s many tools include screen tinting, word prediction and a dyslexia-friendly spell checker. Our apps provide text-to-speech and other assistance on the move.



Crick Software  
Creates award-winning literacy software for children of all ages and abilities.
DocsPlus is Crick’s exciting new exam-friendly word processor for struggling writers in secondary school and Further Education. DocsPlus’ built-in support features include speech feedback, word prediction, subject-specific writing frames and word banks, and a mind-map creator.


Exam Banners
Keep your exam hall quiet with our premium Exam Banners just £59.99. Our exam banners come with full colour printed graphics on high quality PVC which makes it tear resistant and easy to wipe clean. Standing at two meters tall and 850mm wide it’s a great way to inform students, staff and visitors that an exam is taking place.


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Monday 30 September 2019
One day
£279.99 + VAT
Novotel West - Hammersmith International Centre 1, Shortlands, London W6 8DR