Capita’s 8th National Children’s Centres Conference

Published: 10 June 2009

16th July 2009 – Central London

This conference is an excellent learning and networking opportunity for Children’s Centre Managers and Strategic Officers, Sure Start Teams, Children and Family Services, Childcare and Safeguarding, Social Inclusion and Extended Schools and anyone else involved with Children’s Centres.

Chaired by: Andrew Gilyead, Director of Business Development, The Children’s Society, expert speakers include:

  • Valerie White, Team Leader, Children’s Centres Policy Division, Children’s Centres and Extended Schools Division, DCSF (Keynote Address)
  • Sally Anderson, Child Programme Policy Lead, Department of Health (Keynote Address)
  • Christina Kennedy, Manager, Parr Children’s Centre
  • Christopher Cloke, Head of Child Protection Awareness, NSPCC
  • Ann Marie Foster, Manager, Sure Start Hyndburn
  • Liz Railton, Programme Director, Together For Children
  • Wendy Beeton, Integrated Early Years and Community Services, Harrow Council
  • Duncan Fisher, Director, Dad Info
  • Jan Turner, Head of Centre, Ann Tayler’s Children’s Centre

Benefits of Attending:

  • Hear an update on the latest Government strategy to strengthen the part played by Children’s Centres in delivering the Child Health Strategy
  • Learn how to successfully engage fathers in the early development of their child
  • Gain knowledge on how Children’s Centres can help to tackle child obesity and improve child health through parental education
  • Take away practical methods for providing advice, support and routes into employment and training for vulnerable families
  • Discover how the Laming Report and new child protection measures will affect you
  • Get to grips with ways to provide integrated family support and outreach services to diverse communities
  • Explore innovative methods for improving parental engagement

Delivering Inclusive Children’s Centres

(Half-day briefing)

Friday 17th July 2009 – Central London

How to book

For further details about both events and to book a place, please view Capita’s conference flyer

Attend both events and receive a 20% discount

Places are limited so book early! 

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