How to submit a workshop proposal

If you or your organisation is interested in delivering a workshop at our Annual Conference, Wednesday 29 & Thursday 30 May 2024 at Murrayfield Stadium Edinburgh, we’d love to hear from you.  This conference is the flagship event in the children’s sector, and we aim to provide a platform for diverse voices to share their learning, innovative ideas and passion for supporting children and young people.  
 
To contribute to this event, please submit your workshop idea below. Children and young people are at the heart of all that we do, and as such they will be involved in the selection process. Please ensure that your workshop summary is presented clearly and accessibly, without the use of jargon.   
 
We aim to have 30% of the workshops delivered by children and young people, we encourage you to please consider how children and young people will be involved in the development and delivery of your workshop.  
 
The deadline for submissions is 29/02/2024. There is no charge for delivering a workshop. Workshop presenters will be offered a limited number of complimentary tickets to deliver their workshop, details of this will be determined upon successful application. 
   
Workshop brief:  
On both days of our conference, participants will be able to self-select from a range of workshops run by you - our contributors. These workshops will be up to 70 minutes long, with a capacity of approximately 50 participants. All workshops will be delivered in person. You can see our current areas of interest by viewing our 2021-2026 Manifesto.  
  
We encourage submissions with a degree of interactivity and discussion built in for participants. 

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* 1. Name of organisation or individual

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* 2. Lead contact name

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* 3. Lead contact job title

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* 4. Email address

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* 5. Phone number

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* 6. Workshop topic or title

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* 7. How have you incorporated the voices, views and experiences of children and young people into your session? Or how do you plan to?   
Note: We welcome children and young people at the conference, however they can also contribute to your workshop without physically attending. Previous workshops have included: children’s feedback, views, ideas and evaluation, artwork, films, audio, podcasts, presentations, writing and many more. 

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* 8. What are the three key learning aims of your session?

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* 9. Briefly describe the content of the session (approx. 100 words)

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* 10. How will you include interactive elements to your workshop for attendees?
E.g. practical activity, breakout discussions... the more creative the better!

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* 11. How did you hear about the opportunity to submit a workshop idea?

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