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NAMSS Annual Conference 2021

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· Expo
Exhibition Marketplace - Visit the 'Expo'
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.
2021-03-15T09:00:00Z 2021-03-15T16:00:00Z Europe/London Exhibition+Marketplace+-+Visit+the+%27Expo%27 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
NAMSS Helpdesk
If you require any assistance during the Conference please visit the Helpdesk where were are on hand to assist you.
2021-03-15T09:00:00Z 2021-03-15T16:00:00Z Europe/London NAMSS+Helpdesk https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome to the NAMSS Annual Conference
Polly Harrow, Chair of NAMSS, will open the Conference and welcome delegates
Polly Harrow
2021-03-15T09:30:00Z 2021-03-15T09:45:00Z Europe/London Welcome+to+the+NAMSS+Annual+Conference https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Paul Joyce, HMI, Deputy Director for FE and Skills
Paul Joyce, HMI, Deputy Director for FE and Skills will present findings from interim inspections over the Covid period and Ofsted's plans going forward.
Paul Joyce
2021-03-15T09:45:00Z 2021-03-15T10:40:00Z Europe/London Paul+Joyce%2C+HMI%2C+Deputy+Director+for+FE+and+Skills https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
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.
Wayne Dewick Joe Baldwin Polly Harrow
2021-03-15T10:40:00Z 2021-03-15T11:00:00Z Europe/London Annual+General+Meeting https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Jeff Greenidge, AoC & ETF - Learning how to dance
This workshop will cover some of the challenges in creating an inclusive sector and will explore examples of practice observed by Jeff.
Jeff Greenidge
2021-03-15T11:15:00Z 2021-03-15T12:15:00Z Europe/London Jeff+Greenidge%2C+AoC+%26+ETF+-+Learning+how+to+dance https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Carolyn Parry, CDI - Enabling students to develop thriving careers in the next normal
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
2021-03-15T11:15:00Z 2021-03-15T12:15:00Z Europe/London Carolyn+Parry%2C+CDI+-+Enabling+students+to+develop+thriving+careers+in+the+next+normal https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Satveer Nijjar - Attention Seekers or something more? What is self-harm really about?
This session will aim to give a better understanding of self-harm behaviours and why people turn towards them.
Satveer Nijjar
2021-03-15T11:15:00Z 2021-03-15T12:15:00Z Europe/London Satveer+Nijjar+-+Attention+Seekers+or+something+more%3F+What+is+self-harm+really+about%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Togetherall - Remote mental health - what Covid taught us
Hosted by Togetherall, we discuss with Wyke 6th Form College what they have learned about keeping students safe during a global pandemic and their future plans.
Alison Boyle Chris Herring Robin Lewitt
2021-03-15T11:15:00Z 2021-03-15T12:15:00Z Europe/London Togetherall+-+Remote+mental+health+-+what+Covid+taught+us https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Navigate - Recording and managing all enrichment and industry placements
Trusted by nearly 40 colleges for recording and managing all enrichment and employer-engagement activities, work and industry placements.
Chris Rowe Fern Maxwell
2021-03-15T11:15:00Z 2021-03-15T12:15:00Z Europe/London Navigate+-+Recording+and+managing+all+enrichment+and+industry+placements https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Olly Newton, Creative Director, The Edge Foundation
The important role of Student Services in this holistic future approach to FE.
Olly Newton
2021-03-15T12:45:00Z 2021-03-15T13:30:00Z Europe/London Olly+Newton%2C+Creative+Director%2C+The+Edge+Foundation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Mike Armiger - Trauma Informed Colleges - key principles and examples
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
2021-03-15T13:30:00Z 2021-03-15T14:30:00Z Europe/London Mike+Armiger+-+Trauma+Informed+Colleges+-+key+principles+and+examples https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Dave Parvin, Drugs Sense UK
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
2021-03-15T13:30:00Z 2021-03-15T14:30:00Z Europe/London Dave+Parvin%2C+Drugs+Sense+UK https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Lisa Humphries, Chichester College Group - Creating enrichment programmes to support behaviours and attitudes
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
2021-03-15T13:30:00Z 2021-03-15T14:30:00Z Europe/London Lisa+Humphries%2C+Chichester+College+Group+-+Creating+enrichment+programmes+to+support+behaviours+and+attitudes+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
NCFE & Fika - Building mental fitness through education
This session will debate and discuss key issues as well as introduce the first ever mental fitness app for FE, created by expert performance psychologists.
Richard Powell
2021-03-15T13:30:00Z 2021-03-15T14:30:00Z Europe/London NCFE+%26+Fika+-+Building+mental+fitness+through+education+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
One Team Logic - Challenges faced by the education sector
Major safeguarding challenges faced by the education sector and how that is shaping safeguarding practice and the role of senior leaders.
2021-03-15T13:30:00Z 2021-03-15T14:30:00Z Europe/London One+Team+Logic+-+Challenges+faced+by+the+education+sector https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Mark Donkersley, CEO, eSafe Global Ltd
The big challenges for college safeguarding teams now the COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the digital habits of young people
Mark Donkersley
2021-03-15T14:30:00Z 2021-03-15T15:00:00Z Europe/London Mark+Donkersley%2C+CEO%2C+eSafe+Global+Ltd https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Joe Baldwin, Mandy Davis and Jon Priest - Digitising the Learner Journey - a response to Covid-19
Round-table - approaches to moving admissions, enrolment and induction online, enabling learners to self-serve with improved access, efficiency and experience.
Mandy Davis Joe Baldwin
2021-03-15T15:00:00Z 2021-03-15T15:45:00Z Europe/London Joe+Baldwin%2C+Mandy+Davis+and+Jon+Priest+-+Digitising+the+Learner+Journey+-+a+response+to+Covid-19 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Isabelle King, ETF and Polly Harrow - Launch of the National Safeguarding Forum
This round-table discussion introduces the new National Safeguarding Forum, including staff development and support for DSLs, future events and future planning.
Isabelle King Polly Harrow
2021-03-15T15:00:00Z 2021-03-15T15:45:00Z Europe/London Isabelle+King%2C+ETF+and+Polly+Harrow+-+Launch+of+the+National+Safeguarding+Forum https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Lisa Humphries, Chichester Colleges Group and Wayne Dewick, DN Colleges Group - Learner Voice in a Covid World
A round-table discussion on how Learner Voice can be effectively achieved in a Covid world.
Wayne Dewick Lisa Humphries
2021-03-15T15:00:00Z 2021-03-15T15:45:00Z Europe/London Lisa+Humphries%2C+Chichester+Colleges+Group+and+Wayne+Dewick%2C+DN+Colleges+Group+-+Learner+Voice+in+a+Covid+World https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Polly Harrow - Conference Announcements and Conference Plenary
Polly Harrow, Chair of NAMSS, makes final announcements and closes Conference
Polly Harrow
2021-03-15T15:45:00Z 2021-03-15T16:00:00Z Europe/London Polly+Harrow+-+Conference+Announcements+and+Conference+Plenary https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnamss-annual-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Isabelle King

ETF

Jeff Greenidge

AoC & ETF

Dave Parvin

Drug Sense UK

Paul Joyce

HMI Ofsted

Wayne Dewick

D N Colleges Group

Mandy Davis

Halesowen College

Joe Baldwin

Bridgend College

Lisa Humphries

Chichester College Group

Carolyn Parry

The Career Development Institute

Polly Harrow

NAMSS Chair

Mark Donkersley

eSafe Global Ltd

Olly Newton

The Edge Foundation

Mike Armiger

Trauma Informed Colleges

Satveer Nijjar

Attention Seekers Training

Chris Herring

Wyke 6th Form College

Chris Rowe

Navigate

Dawn Baker

NCFE

Robin Lewitt

Togetherall

The event is over

NAMSS provides support and professional development to its members who work in student services roles in post-16 education and training across the UK.

Booths

eSafe Global Ltd

The visibility you need to promote the safety and wellbeing of your students, apprentices and staff.

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Purlos

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Career Development Institute

Career Development Institute

EMSI UK

Helping colleges promote their offer by showcasing the link between their courses and local employment

The Service Children's Progression Alliance

Helping you support young people from Armed Forces families

NCFE

Improving mental health outcomes in education – talk to us about boosting your students’ wellbeing

Togetherall

The leading, clinically managed community driving better student mental health

Endsleigh Insurance

Supporting college wellbeing services through our 24/7 Student Assistance Programme

One Team Logic

MyConcern is the Queen’s Award-winning safeguarding software used by schools and colleges in the UK and worldwide to record, report and manage all safeguarding, wellbeing and pastoral concerns.

Navigate

The leading platform trusted by nearly 40 colleges to record, manage, and evidence all work-related learning activity.