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In-venue events and accessibility

To ensure that all teachers and students can attend our in-venue workshops and conferences, we have provided information below on some of the facilities available when attending one of our in-venue workshops/conferences.

Should you wish to plan some assistance ahead of your visit, please contact us via email at events@hoddereducation.co.uk and we will do our utmost to offer our support during your visit.

Supporting all teachers and students

  • To support all learning styles, can we send the course materials out to you, digitally, 48 hours before the event takes place. Please note, this is for in-venue events only.
  • We are more than happy to allow Support Assistants to attend our Student Conferences for free, alongside a paid student place.

Venues accessible for all

  • We strive to use venues that are close to public transport and will provide maps that show the most accessible routes.
  • All venues that host our events have wheelchair friendly access, that are in line with Wheelchair Access Regulations UK. Inside our venues, all areas are wheelchair friendly with level access, door controls and lifts to the other floors.
  • Seating can be reserved for teachers and students who require additional needs or wheelchair access.
  • Accessible toilet facilities are available across all venues.
  • Throughout the venues, our signage is clear, directional and located in all public areas.

Accessible parking facilities

  • We strive to ensure that all venues that host our events have accessible parking spaces located immediately outside of the main entrance. If you do require an accessibly parking space, please do contact events@hoddereducation.co.uk and we’ll be happy to help.

Induction loop facilities

  • Induction loop facilities are available at all of the venues are used for our workshops and conferences. If you do require the induction loop facilities, please do contact events@hoddereducation.co.uk and we’ll be happy to help.

Assistance dogs

  • We welcome teachers and students who have an assistance dog but would appreciate advance notification (in line with GDBA guidelines). Please contact events@hoddereducation.co.uk.

Visual and hearing assistance

  • As part of our drive to support all teachers and students, we are more than happy to arrange BSL translators at our events if required.
  • Notes booklets can be printed with larger font if requested prior to the event.

Dietary requirements

  • Any dietary requirements are requested in advance of the event.

Fire safety and risk assessment

  • All venues that we use have an approved Health and Safety Management Plan which incorporates Fire Safety Policy and Fire Evacuation Procedures.
  • All venues have emergency personnel on duty to act as Fire Marshalls and First Aiders, whilst the Hodder Education on-site representative will be briefed on the fire evacuation procedure.
  • If you require a risk assessment form for the event, please let us know and we will happily provide you with one.

Prayer rooms

  • We can ensure that suitable prayer rooms are available on request.

 

At Hodder Education, we work closely with schools, colleges, leading authors and expert CPD trainers to create high-quality on-demand resource packs and deliver exceptional teacher training and student events. We know that every classroom need is different which is why we have expanded our opportunities to ensure you and your students can access our events in a way that works for you. Explore our full range here.