Inclusion & Wellbeing MENA 2020 - Programme

Wednesday 5 Feb 2020 - Thursday 6 Feb 2020
Crowne Plaza Dubai, UAE

08:00 to 16:30

08:00 to 08:45

08:45 to 09:00

09:00 to 09:30

09:30 to 10:10

10:10 to 10:50

10:50 to 11:00

11:00 to 11:30

11:30 to 12:30

11:30 – 12:30
1A: Staff CPD

How to empower all staff to be teachers of SEND: What CPD opportunities can you provide and how to ensure all leaders take responsibility for monitoring provision

Natalie Packer, SEND Consultant

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11:30 – 12:30
1B: Tracking Process

Learn how to appropriately use IEPs to set targets and accurately measure and evidence small steps of progress for students with SEND

Catherine O’Farrell, Group Head of Inclusion, Athena Education

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11:30 – 12:30
1C: Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia

Practical ways and proven accommodations to support students with specific learning difficulties in the classroom

Dr Ruba Tabari, Clinical Director and Educational Psychologist, The Developing Child Centre

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12:30 to 13:30

13:30 to 14:00

14:00 to 14:10

14:10 to 15:10

14:10 – 15:10
2A: ASDAN

Learn how to embed ASDAN into your curriculum and develop alternative pathways for your students with SEND

Karen Hudspith, International Development Manager, ASDAN

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14:10 – 15:10
2B: Learning Support Assistants

Know how to recruit, train and effectively deploy LSAs in your school to ensure they encourage independence and support progress

Wendy Harris, Senior Leader – Inclusion, GEMS Wellington International School

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14:10 – 15:10
2C: Sensory Needs

Take away a toolkit of ideas to support students with sensory integration needs and processing difficulties in the classroom

Nadia Herb, Head of Occupational Therapy, KidsFIRST Medical Centre

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15:10 to 15:30

15:30 to 16:30

15:30 – 16:30
3A: Head of Inclusion Masterclass

• Defining your inclusion strategy and monitoring provision
• Developing your leadership skills and managing up
• Identifying UK and worldwide best practice
• What next after Outstanding?

Lorraine Peterson OBE, Educational Consultant & Rachel Smith-Green, Director of Inclusion, Arbor School

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15:30 – 16:30
3B: Parents

Practical ways to effectively engage with parents, approach challenging conversations and be sensitive to cultural differences

Emma Dibden, Head of Inclusion, JESS and Parent Representative

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15:30 – 16:30
3C: Behaviour

Understand the functions of behaviour and how to ensure needs are met in the classroom and across the whole school

Robert Phillips BCaBA, Communication & Lifeskills Pathway Leader, Kings’ Schools

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16:30

08:00 to 16:30

08:00 to 08:45

08:45 to 09:00

09:00 to 09:30

09:30 to 10:10

10:10 to 10:50

10:50 to 11:00

11:00 to 11:30

11:30 to 12:30

11:30 – 12:30
1A: Staff Wellbeing

Effective methods to help staff achieve a work-life balance and ensure they look after their own mental health

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11:30 – 12:30
1B: Social Media

Understand how to talk to students about social media, how it doesn't reflect reality and empower young people to keep themselves safe

Natasha Devon MBE, Speaker and Campaigner

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11:30 – 12:30
1C: Eating Disorders and Self-Harm

Learn how to support your students struggling with an eating disorder and take away effective strategies to prevent escalation of self-harming behaviours

Dr Khaled Kadry, Clinical Director and Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Maudsley Health

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12:30 to 13:30

13:30 to 14:10

14:10 to 15:10

14:10 – 15:10
2A: Anxiety – Secondary

Proven techniques to help students with anxiety build resilience and manage the high expectations from school, parents and peers

Nina Jackson, Speaker, Author & Educational Consultant

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14:10 – 15:10
2B: Parents

Learn how to talk to families about mental health, be sensitive to cultural differences and ensure support is provided at home as well as school

Razmin Shah, Psychologist, KidsFIRST Medical Centre

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14:10 – 15:10
2C: Character Strengths - Primary

New methods to help embed character strengths across the primary curriculum and support a growth mindset

Nisha Henry, Wellbeing Leader, Kings’ School Dubai

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15:10 to 15:30

15:30 to 16:30

15:30 – 16:30
3A: Anxiety - Primary

Practical strategies to use in your classrooms to help young children manage anxiety, worry and stress

Victoria McKeown, Head of Inclusion, Regents International School

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15:30 – 16:30
3B: Self-Esteem

Simple methods to boost children’s self-esteem and self-image amongst children and young people

GL Education

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15:30 – 16:30
3C: Depression

Utilising positive psychology to provide coping mechanisms for your students with depression or low mood

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16:30