CDC National Virtual Event October 2020- Recordings

On the 20th October 2020, CDC ran a national virual event for SEND Leads, DCO/DMOs and Commissioners from across the country. The aim of the event was to update the sector, share knowledge and best pratice and learn from each other. The main plenary session consisted of:

  • An update on the SEND Review from Helen Nix and Oluwaseyi Soleye from DfE
  • NHSE/I SEND update from Lorraine Mulroney, Senior Nurse for CYP and SEND Workstream Lead at NHSE/I
  • NHSE/I and DfE updates on Mental Health Support from Emma Portus from DfE and Anne Oherlihy from NHSE/I
  • 'Learning from a partial lock-down: Impact on processes, what worked well and what we might have done differently' from Sue Welford, Principal Education Officer at Leicester City Council

A recording of the main session can be viewed here.

Attendees at the event were also given the opportunity to attend 2x workshops on variety of topics. Please find the workshop recordings below:

If you would like to have access to any of the PowerPoints shown in the workshops, please email Marie at