Annual Conference 2017

Presentations and speeches from this year’s conference will be posted here when available.

Plenary sessions:

Session: Presidential address

Session: Cumulative impact of welfare reform on children and families:

Session: Ministerial address

Session: The right care placement, for the right child, at the right time and in the right place

Session: Keynote address - Ofsted

Session: Keynote address - Education Endowment Foundation

Session: Recovery from a Major Incident:



A: SEND strategic planning and delivery (pdf)

B: Leadership and alternative models of delivery

C: A country that works for all children

D:Turning multi-agency safeguarding reforms into reality

E: Reaffirming the role of the local authority in education


A: Pathways through the emotional health and wellbeing system

B: Demand management - squaring the circle

C: Learning from workforce innovations

D: Promoting the safety and welfare of all learners | Tri-borough handout | Luton handout

E: Data, improvement and inspection | North West region handout | Waltham Forest handout 1 | Waltham Forest handout 2 | Nottingham City handout 1 | Nottingham City handout 2

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