Links to useful websites
Charity Commission www.charity-commission.gov.uk
Council for Disabled Children www.ncb.org.uk/cdc/home
Department for Education www.education.gov.uk
National Strategies nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk
Special Education Consortium www.ncb.org.uk/cdc/networks/special_educational_consortium
Specialist Schools & Academies Trust www.ssatrust.org.uk/Pages/home
Teacher Development Agency www.tda.gov.uk
Online Training Courses from EduCare
Every year, member heads and school staff take part in our programme of continued professional development. To complement our taught courses and busy conference schedule, we now have an online learning service called EduCare for Education, courtesy of our award-winning online learning partner, EduCare.
EduCare for Education consists of 16 high quality programmes that are designed and produced by recognised experts and cover essential duty of care issues. For example, child protection, preventing bullying behaviour, equality and diversity, stress management, safer recruitment, health and safety and many more essential topics. Each online programme is fully certificated to provide evidence of learning and they are independently verified to count towards CPD. One single low cost annual licence will cover every adult working in your school. To learn more or self-register for a free 14-day trial, please click here.
Suppliers offering discounts to NASS Members
15% discount for all NASS members on any of Concept Training's one day courses. NASS members will also get a preferential rate on "In House" days.
Bookings can be made via the website www.concept-training.co.uk or by telephoning 01524 832828 Just quote ref: NASS1 to take advantage of special rate
Concept Training is one of the country's leading providers of training for anyone supporting people of all ages who have Special Needs. They work in Partnership with Edge Hill University and many of their courses are accredited by the Open College Network
They specialise in:
Autistic Spectrum Condition
Companies endorsed by NASS
Educator by Romero insurance brokers has negotiated an exclusive insurance scheme for NASS members and can provide a full review of your existing arrangements to ensure your cover is as comprehensive as it should be, your premium is competitive and every angle is covered.
For further information contact Richard Nicholson or Robin Kinkead on 0113 281 8110 or visit www.educatorinsurance.co.uk
Townsend McCormack Ltd
Townsend McCormack Ltd have been providing insurance solutions for the Special Needs Sector for over a decade.
In association with leading insurers Townsend McCormack Ltd have devised an innovative and competitively priced insurance scheme. It is the first scheme for NASS members in the UK. This scheme is tailored to the individual needs of each school and offers the broadest policy coverage available.
We believe that the combination of a specifically designed policy and our support for the NASS membership offers the most competitive solutions to the Special Needs sector that is currently available.
For further information, please contact our Education and Charities Division:
Tel No: 0207 033 4898
Fax No: 0207 033 4890
Zurich is a leading provider of risk and insurance solutions to UK schools.
We understand how vital it is to have the right insurance cover and risk management plans in place and provide valuable support and specialist risk management guidance to help you build greater resilience across your special school.
Our Risk Consulting teams are experts in continuity planning and can work closely with you to develop major response plans and provide support when dealing with incidents. Our Claims teams are committed to getting you back up and running as soon as possible.
For more information visit zurich.co.uk/insight or call Paul Dixon on 01252 387058