Learning and events for parent carer forums in England

Upcoming webinars

Understanding Schools Funding - now fully booked!

Taking place on Friday 22nd January 2021 at 12:00 mid-day until 13:15.  Please note that this interactive session had limited places available and these are unfortunately all now booked, due to an unprecedented interest in this session.  If you would like to register your interest in any future re-runs of this event, please email parent.participation@contact.org.uk entitling your email - 'Understanding Schools funding - interest in future session.'  Places will again be assigned on a first come, first served basis.

Download the flyer for the event.

Please note, as with all of our webinars, if you are unable to attend on the day, a recording of the non-interactive aspects of the webinar session along with relevant documents will be available shortly after the webinar on our Resource Pages along with other past webinars.

Leading your forum course

Are you an experienced Chair, Co-Chair or Director of your Forum looking to develop your leadership skills further?

Are you succession planning or looking to develop someone from your team to step into a leadership role?

Interested in understanding leadership in your local area?

Contact will be running some free training on leading your forum.  Download the flyer to find out more, including the dates, times and how to register your interest.

First ever virtual national parent carer forums' conference

A massive thank you to everyone who joined us during the virtual conference week. We are so pleased that so many of you enjoyed it and took learning back to your forums and areas. We had 1,602 registrations and 1,102 attendances across the week, with an attendance rate of 69% which is amazing! 

Recordings and resources from the Webinars, and presentations and resources from the Zoom sessions are being uploaded to the dedicated 2020 Contact & NNPCF Virtual National Parent Carer Forums' Conference page as they become available, for those unable to attend sessions.

Upcoming Webinars

Details of further upcoming webinars are regularly updated on this page. You can find recordings of previous webinars on our resources page.

Please note: If you are unable to attend a live webinar on the day, a recording of the webinar sessions along with relevant documents will be available the week following the webinar on our Resources page. 

New to webinars?

A webinar is a presentation live on the internet. You will be able to hear presentations live, follow the slides and submit questions for the presenters to answer. You will need a home computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone. You can also join via telephone, although you won't be able to see the presentation or submit questions. Read this information and guidance document [PDF].

9th 2019 National Contact and NNPCF Parent Carer Participation Conference

Many thanks to all of those who joined us for the 2019 Conference.

See the the highlights film from the event. To read more about the conference, please see our dedicated National Event page.


Past webinars

You can explore our past webinars on our Resources page.

They include topics such as: