Forthcoming Event

DCSF: The UK’s second National Family Week takes place from 31 May - 6 June 2010, and is an opportunity for practitioners working with children & young people to raise the profile of their work through a range of activities & events.  Support for those running events – including events packs – is available from the National Family Week website. The aim of the week is to highlight the important role families play in society, and to encourage healthy active lifestyles and quality family time.  
Press release ~ National Family Week
 
DCSF: The first national Well-being and the whole child conference takes place on 22-23 February 2010 at the Hilton Metropole, Birmingham.  It will bring together leaders & practitioners from education, health, social care and other sectors to address the pressing issue of the well-being of children, young people and their families in the early 21st century. The event is hosted by the National College in partnership with the Children’s Workforce Development Council (CWDC).
Press release ~ Well-being and the whole child conference ~ Children’s Workforce Development Council (CWDC)
 
CLG: The Planning Portal is starting 2010 with a series of FREE events aimed at planning agents & applicants to promote the benefits of submitting planning applications online. The events will take place during January and February 2010.
 
At the workshops The Planning Portal will demonstrate the online process and the other free tools available on the site.  The agenda for the workshop will cover:
* Demonstrating the key principles involved in using the online service
* How to attach plans & other documents to support your application
* Using the online tools such as mapping and volume & fee calculators
 
Places can be booked by contacting the Planning Portal Events Team on events@planningportal.gsi.gov.uk  or 0117 372 8232.  Simply specify the preferred location of the workshop and number of colleagues you wish to attend (between 1 and 3).
Press release ~ Planning Professional Surgeries
 
LLUK: The University of Hertfordshire's Blended Learning Unit and the UK Higher Education Academy, in association with the University of Calgary and the University of Queensland, have announced that the Fifth International Blended Learning Conference ‘Developing Blended Learning Communities’ will be held on 16-17 June 2010 at The Fielder Centre, University of Hertfordshire.
 
This 2-day conference attracts delegates from across the globe who want to discover & share the innovations in blended learning, which are happening in the UK and at higher education institutions around the world.  The conference committee is seeking contributions on a range of topics around developing blended learning communities.  The deadline for submissions is Monday 18 January 2010.
Press release ~ Conference website ~ University of Hertfordshire's Blended Learning Unit ~ UK Higher Education Academy
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