- Exhibition Marketplace
Opportunity to view online and engage with our wide range of exhibitors, all providing services and support to enhance the student services offer in colleges. (Open all day until 4.00pm)
|9.30 – 9.45
Welcome to the NAMSS Annual Conference
Polly Harrow, Chair of NAMSS, will open the Conference and welcome delegates
|9.45 – 10.40
Key Note #1
Paul Joyce, HMI - Paul will present findings from interim inspections over the Covid period and Ofsted’s plans going forward.
Paul Joyce, HMI
Deputy Director, Further Education and Skills, Ofsted
|10.40 – 11.00
- Annual General Meeting
Chaired by Polly Harrow, with inputs from Joe Baldwin, Deputy Chair and Wayne Dewick, Treasurer. Open to all registered members of NAMSS.
|11.00 – 11.15
|11.15 – 12.15
Workshop 1 – choice of 3:
- This workshop will cover some of the challenges in creating an inclusive sector and will explore examples of practice observed by Jeff.
Jeff Greenidge, AoC & ETF Director of Diversity
- Review of changes in light of COVID and Industry 4.0, and helping students choose and prepare for careers in an increasingly uncertain world of work.
Carolyn Parry, CDI
- This session will aim to give a better understanding of self-harm behaviours and why people turn towards them.
Satveer Nijjar, Attention Seekers
|12.15 – 12.45
Lunch - Take a break from your computer screens, try virtual networking, or visit the Exhibition Booths
|12.45 – 13.30
Key Note #2
The important role of Student Services in this holistic future approach to FE
Creative Director, The Edge Foundation
|13.30 – 14.30
Workshop 2 – choice of 3:
- This workshop will explore some key principles and examples of trauma informed systems and how they can support care experienced learners and young carers.
Mike Armiger, Trauma Informed Colleges
- Factors driving the drugs market and potential impact on colleges and strategies that can be employed to minimise the impact of drugs on campus.
Dave Parvin, Drug Sense UK
- Insight into the enrichment programmes that have been created and how these are underpinning of behaviours and attitudes and the culture of the organisation.
Lisa Humphries, Group Director, Chichester College Group
|14.30 – 15.00
Key Note #3
The big challenges for college safeguarding teams now the COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the digital habits of young people.
Managing Director of eSafe Global Ltd
|15.00 – 15.45
Round table – choice of 3:
- Round-table - approaches to moving admissions, enrolment and induction online, enabling learners to self-serve with improved access, efficiency and experience.
Joe and Mandy and Mandy’s colleague Jon Priest , Trauma Informed Colleges
- This round-table discussion introduces the new National Safeguarding Forum, including staff development and support for DSLs, future events and future planning.
Isabelle King, ETF – National Safeguarding Forum and Polly Harrow
- A round-table discussion on how Learner Voice can be effectively achieved in a Covid world.
Lisa and Wayne
|15.45 - 16.00
- eSafe Hardship Fund Prize Draw Winners and Awards
Polly Harrow, NAMSS Chair and Mark Donkersley, CEO eSafe
|16.00 - 16.15
- Conference Plenary
Polly Harrow, NAMSS Chair, formally closes NAMSS first ever virtual conference.