Learning & events for forums

Our upcoming learning and events for parent carer forums, from online learning sessions to the national Contact and NNPCF conference.

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Upcoming events

Online learning sessions:

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Please note that this session has been postponed due to illness, a future date will be confirmed ASAP.

‘Making the most of Canva’

Please join us for the upcoming online learning session ‘Making the most of Canva’ taking place on Friday 7th June at 12.30 via Zoom. Please email parent.participation@contact.org.uk ASAP if you would like to make us aware of any accessibility issues, so that we can assist your access to the session.

This session will be presented by Lisa Aldred from Contact and Nan Cooper from Bolton Parent Carer Forum. Are you a parent carer forum looking to enhance your digital skills and effectively communicate with your community? Look no further! We’d like to invite you to a session dedicated to mastering Canva, the ultimate design tool for every occasion.

📝 What to Expect

Nan Cooper will lead us through an exciting journey covering essential Canva features tailored for parent carer forums. Highlights include:

When: Friday June 7th 2024 12:30 PM London

To register in advance for this meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ldO6qpjgpHtVz19ta-_lmreLXz6AWd69D. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Please note if you are unable to attend on the day, a recording of the webinar session along with relevant documents will be available shortly after the webinar on our Resource Pages.

2023-24 joint face to face Conference recordings now available

The 2023-24 Contact & NNPCF joint face to face Conference took place on 29th February 2024 in Newcastle upon Tyne. Recordings from sessions on the day and a highlights film are now available on our dedicated Conference page.

2023-24 Virtual Conference Recordings now available

We’re pleased to be able to share recordings from the November 2023 Contact & NNPCF Joint Virtual Conference which took place across 14, 15, and 16 November. See our dedicated conference page.

Further upcoming online learning sessions will be updated here as they become available. Please note that further information and resources for forums along with recently recorded online learning sessions are available on our Resource Pages.

2022-23 Face-to-face conference recordings now available

The face-to-face conference took place on 28th February 2023 at the Double Tree by Hilton in Bristol City Centre. Many thanks to all of those who joined us in person and those who joined us via the live stream. The face-to-face conference included presentations from key partners including the Department for Education, Ofsted and NHS England. In addition, there was a Q&A panel and a workshop session to co-produce policy areas.

We are pleased to be able to share recordings of the conference sessions and relevant presentations. These can be viewed on our dedicated conference page.

New to online learning?

An online learning session is a presentation live on the internet. You will be able to hear presentations live, follow the slides and ask or 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.

Past online learning

Visit out resources page to view past online learning sessions which cover a range of topics

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