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Upcoming webinars

Grants online learning session

The annual grants online training session will be taking place on 14th April 2021 at 12:00 midday.  See the link below to pre-register for this session;

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

When: Apr 14, 2021 12:00 PM London. Please register in advance for this session using the below link;

Pre-register for this session.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Please note that if you are unable to attend the session a recorded version will be available to view within a few days on the Grants & Monitoring page.

Parts 1 and 2 of the first ever virtual national parent carer forums’ conference

A massive thank you to everyone who joined us during our first virtual conference week in November/December 2020, and the second part of the conference in March 2021.

We are really pleased that so many of you enjoyed it and took learning back to your forums and areas. We had a massive 1,991 registrations across both parts of the conference, and a total of 1,423 attendances across all sessions, with an overall attendance rate of 71.5% which is amazing!

All recordings and resources from part 1 of the conference are available on the dedicated 2020-21 Contact & NNPCF Virtual National Parent Carer Forums’ Conference page.

If you were unable to attend part 2 of the conference, or if you’d like to view a session again, recordings from the online sessions (with the exception of the mental health workshop), along with other resources and presentations have also been uploaded to conference page.

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. Take a look at our highlights film from the event.

Past webinars

Visit out resources page to view past webinars which cover a range of topics

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