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CPD Conference 2020

Thursday 23rd January 2020, 09:30-16:00

Chilworth Manor, Southampton

The Conference

SUN CPD Conference 2019

We are very excited to announce the return of the SUN CPD Conference for 2020. The day will consist of workshops and presentations including keynote speaker Simon Edwards.

There will be plenty of opportunity to network and get to know each other as well as sharing best practice when it comes to all things SUN and WP.



Who is it for?

This conference is open to WP practitioners in Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight. The event is free of charge but places are limited so sign up now.

Places will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.


Workshops & Agenda:


Outreach Associates Scheme
Sarah-Louise Collins & Lauren Smith-Birch – The University of Winchester
The Outreach Associates scheme is an opportunity for Ambassadors to develop leadership and other key employability skills by working closely alongside the university’s Access and Outreach team. Their role is to both develop and deliver activity to support young people from under-represented backgrounds aspire towards higher education. Join Sarah, Lauren and two current associates as they reflect on the scheme and discuss how enhance staff-student partnership can benefit the work of Widening Participation.


Ashley Grute – Havant and South Downs College
Join Ashley, Head of Curriculum at Havant and South Downs College as he explains why they have T Levels as an option, how they are being rolled out as well as the T-Level subject areas and the T-Level Structure. Ashley will also cover how T-Levels will affect the FE landscape for this year and the future.


Speakers Trust
Jenny Stewart-Cosgrove – Speakers Trust
The Speakers Trust is a charity with the vision of enabling every young person to be able to speak confidently and be heard, believing that potential is unlocked through the power of communication. This interactive session will focus on developing public speaking and presentation skills which engage young people and encourage them to speak up.


Active Connections
Luella Goold – The Children’s Society
Active connections is a project run by The Children’s Society and funded by BUPA to work with young carers. The aim of the project is to improve health outcomes for young carers through sport and physical activity. This workshop will be an opportunity to learn more about Active connections and The Children’s Society as well as an opportunity to reflect on your own work with vulnerable groups.

For further information or if you have any queries please contact Cameron Findler: 01202 363 208