NAMSS Annual Conference 2019 » Exhibitors

Conference Exhibitors


eSafe was founded to promote the welfare and wellbeing of young people by providing early warning visibility of safeguarding risk. Our unique TripleLock system monitors activity in the digital environment to detect genuine risks, facilitating early intervention as well as proactively informing the pastoral agenda.


Active have 25 years’ experience providing information management solutions to colleges.

Intuition is our popular student services tracking tool, which along with Intuition Careers, enables staff to quickly gain a holistic and historic view of an individual during his or her time as a student, including tracking of third-party agencies and bursary payments.

Ambitious about Autism

The national charity for children and young people with autism.

Ambitious about Autism is the national charity for children and young people with autism. We provide services, raise awareness and understanding, and campaign for change. Through TreeHouse School, The Rise School and Ambitious College we offer specialist education and support.

Our ambition is to make the ordinary possible for more children and young people with autism.


Ensuring that your courses are improving students’ employment prospects and offering learners the intelligence they need to make better career decisions are fundamental to your college’s mission. We are working with around 100 colleges to offer them the kind of regional insight that will help them achieve these aims.

One Team Logic

One Team Logic bring you MyConcern: A Queen’s Award-winning safeguarding software used in educational settings worldwide to report, record and monitor wellbeing concerns. Simple to use and suitable for any educational setting, it can help protect young people and the vulnerable using a secure and trusted platform, enabling early intervention.

Steve Wright & Routes Puppets

Delivering engaging and challenging presentations for students and innovative training for staff, Steve has appeared in many NAMSS member colleges and inspired audiences with a unique mix of critical thinking and multi-media presentations. Promoting modern British values and equality, diversity and inclusion education in a creative, entertaining and thought-provoking style.

Student Loans Company

The Student Loans Company (SLC) is a non-profit making Government-owned organisation set up in 1989 to provide loans and grants to students in universities and colleges in the UK.

The company plays a central role in supporting the Higher Education (HE) and Further Education (FE) sectors by: making timely and accurate payments of maintenance grants and loans to learners; and ensuring timely and accurate payments of tuition fee loans to HE and FE providers. We do this by working with the Departments for Education (DfE,England), Education and Lifelong Learning (DELL, Scotland), Education and Skills (DfES,Wales) and the Department for the Economy (DfEcon, Northern Ireland). We also work with the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS), Higher and Further Education providers and other delivery partners.

The Mix

The Mix offers confidential, digital, multi-issue support to ensure the physical and mental wellbeing of young people under 25. The support provided is implemented digitally through engaging content, social media, discussion boards, one to one chats, a free phone helpline and counselling.

Working through the channels young people turn to first, The Mix connects young people to their peers and to experts to talk about everything from money to mental health, homelessness to jobs, break-ups to drugs and more. The Mix provides information and support services to over 2 million young people in the UK every year.

Life is hard, but support doesn’t have to be.

“I felt like I was talking to a friend, and a real human being who wouldn’t judge me and only wants to help me out. Never did I feel like they didn’t care or I was just another kid. I felt important to them and I knew that I could tell them anything and they would only use that to find the best help for me.” – The Mix User

Contact The Mix at or ring 02070092500


Tribal provides market leading student information systems and a college app.

Tribal provides expertise, services and market leading student information systems to almost half of general FE colleges in the UK. In total we work with over 300 FE and skills providers, with over half a million learners in further education last year supported by Tribal’s student information systems. We also have a mobile app for colleges which enables you to communicate and collaborate with students, support and manage students throughout their journey from recruitment through to employment and provide a personalised, tailored experience.


TOTUM is the new brand for NUS extra;

TOTUM is the new brand for NUS extra; the UK’s leading student discount card has been revamped and rebranded to bring even more  benefits to almost 1 million active card holders. It still provides discounts to students and vocational learners on their favourite brands  and it still provides income to colleges, but we’ve now introduced the  TOTUM app which enhances the user experience, allow institutions to communicate with members and gives our partners greater exposure.


eSpirALS is an innovative, web-based learning support management system. It plans, tracks and monitors all types of support.

Whether you support 5 or 5000, eSpirALS provides an holistic approach to managing additional support and enhances the way in which information is recorded and shared. Director of Operations, Holly Newton, will be running a not-to-be-missed workshop (Monday 3.50pm), outlining its many features and benefits.

VLE Support Ltd are a dynamic software development company who design and support tools for the education sector. Our other featured products are:

eTrackr-ILP An e-ILP and student management system providing a central hub for tracking, monitoring, measuring and analysing performance against targets whilst supporting the Five Headline Performance Measures.

eNotify An easy to use web-based student absence management system. Collating all your student absence data on one convenient dashboard, eNotify enables you to efficiently monitor and follow up absences, and to quickly identify statistics and trends.

eConsole A live dashboard system which collates existing data and presents it in the form of charts, graphs and statistics.

VLE Support are a dynamic software development company, who supply products to the Further Education sector.

For more information visit us at the conference or contact us:

Phone: 01689 885068


African Adventures

African Adventures is an award-winning volunteer travel organisation.

Specialising in worthwhile and educational experiences for young people to assist at our partner projects in Ghana, Kenya and Zanzibar. We work with you to select a trip that meets your group’s aims, and we support you at every step of the way to provide an adventure for your students that is challenging, eye-opening and rewarding in equal measure.

Follow the link above for more information.

Address: 4 Crescent House, Yonge Close, Eastleigh SO50 9SX


Take control of your Industry Placements with Grofar.

The Grofar Industry Placement Platform, developed in collaboration with Activate Learning, is designed to help students provide accurate and timely data whilst reducing the administration for each placement.

The Grofar Industry Placements Platform streamlines processes to manage placements, employer engagement and Health & Safety. Students engage with a comprehensive mobile passport to track hours, experiences and targets. Grofar prepares colleges for T-Levels with an emphasis on quality placements and reduced administration. Integration with college MIS and single sign-on ensures student data is always up-to-date.

Grofar are winners of ‘Best Practice in the Use of Technology in Career Development’ at the UK Career Development Awards.


National Citizen Service (NCS) is a once-in-a lifetime opportunity for 16-17 year olds.

NCS is a government-funded programme which helps young people build skills for work and life and is also an opportunity for them to meet new people and connect with their local community.

Follow the link above for more information.


Smart Apprentices is an award winning, innovative suite of technologies purposely designed for the education sector.

Our latest product, Not.a.CV, is a platform for innovative, dynamic and personable digital CVs.

CVs created on Not.a.CV are unlike any others, they are digital passports that can be taken throughout education and into the world of employment to help them stand out from the crowd.

Please come along to our Breakout Session at 11.30 on Monday and you will receive a voucher for a free gift, redeemable at our stand throughout the conference.


We provide confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through our helpline, HOPELINEUK.

We engage communities and volunteers in suicide prevention projects and deliver training programmes to individuals and groups. This includes equipping local councils, healthcare professionals and school staff with suicide prevention skills.

We aim to shape national social policy and make a significant contribution to the local and regional implementation of national suicide prevention strategies wherever we can.