Conferences

ABLE Summer Conference: 19th June 2019

ABLE’s Summer Conference – Take Care of Your Pennies – will be held at Centre Parcs, Sherwood Forest on 19th June 2019.

We are pleased to introduce our morning keynote speaker, BAFTA award-winning actor Vicky McClure.

Our keynote speaker in the afternoon will be Dave Keeling discussing Laughter and Humour as a Tool for Change.

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Click here to view the Speaker and Workshop Details.

The exhibitors we have attending provide excellent opportunities for best value comparisons and with free well-being sessions and plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues.

Don’t forget your swimming costume as the Subtropical Swimming Paradise is available for delegates to use after the conference, free of charge!

The Essence and Impact of a Positive Mindset – Workshop and Spa Session

This workshop aims to give individuals an understanding of Positive Psychology, using research evidence to show the impact of a positive mindset on wellbeing and success. We will discuss techniques to develop a positive mindset in yourself and others, including a strengths-based approach to feedback and exploring your reactions. We will also delve into the science of Happiness and the links between a focus on happiness and success in the workplace as well as life in general.

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About Claire Burgess, Soar Development Ltd

Claire has a background in Secondary Education, where she worked as an English Teacher before moving into Occupational Psychology, which focuses on the Psychology of people at work. She works predominantly in the Education sector, with both teachers and support staff, working with managers to get the best out of themselves and others, with individuals to achieve their goals, and aspiring female leaders. She has a passion for Positive Psychology and the importance of a positive mindset for both individual and group well-being and success.

Other details

– Workshop date: Friday 12th July 2019
– It will be held at The Venue, Center Parcs Sherwood Forest, Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DN
– Refreshments on arrival 12:30pm onwards (lunch is not provided)
– Workshop to commence 1pm
– Refreshment break 2:30pm
– Workshop to end at 4pm
– Access to the Aqua Sana Spa (for spa session) 5pm – 8pm
– Please note that there is a 10 minute walk from the car park to ‘The Venue’ where the workshop is being held.

Please note that your school will be invoiced for £92.50 in the event of non-attendance at this workshop or cancellation where less than 48 hours notice is given.

Exciting new Venues for 2018-19

We have listened to feedback from our members and are very excited to confirm the venues and conference dates for the next year.

Autumn Conference: 11 October 2018 and Spring Conference: 13 February 2019 at Eastwood Hall.

Our Summer Conference will be on 19 June 2019 at Centre Parcs, Sherwood Forest with use of the facilities available after the conference.

Or conference agenda includes the opportunity for delegates to visit our exhibition throughout the course of the day.

If you are interested in exhibiting at an ABLE conference, please download an application form by clicking here to view the form. Some users of old web browsers may need to right click the link and click “save as” to download the form to your computer.

Targeted Training

As an ABLE member you can attend up to six half day training sessions for free.  Dates and titles are yet to be published but topics will range from GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), Site Management and Health & Safety to Apprenticeship Levy and Internal Audit.

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