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Tickets now on sale for first online Teaching and Education Conference

Tickets are now on sale for the first online Swim England Teaching and Education Conference.

The popular annual conference will be held virtually for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic on Monday 30 November.

International swimmer Michael Gunning is the keynote speaker at the conference, which will also include 15 workshops aimed at swim schools, operators, teachers and educators and those involved in the delivery of school swimming and water safety.

Jon Glenn, Swim England Learn to Swim and Workforce Director, said: “Even though it will be very different to previous years, we’re delighted to be able to host the Teaching and Education Conference this November.

“It’s aimed at all those who are involved in the delivery and provision of swimming lessons and will bring the industry together to network, share best practice and discuss key topics.

Vital information

“We’ve got a great line-up of online workshops led by expert speakers from across the swimming sector that will give our online delegates vital information on the best ways to come back even stronger following the lockdown.“

Topics covered in the workshops include rebuilding business after Covid, elearning opportunities, developing and mastering core aquatics skills, online and delivery and assessment for educators, school swimming and water safety plus much more.

Early bird tickets are priced at £30 for the online conference, or £60 which includes the conference and a host of resources including a teachers’ toolkit, Learn to Swim games pack, pre-school games pack and Expected Standards video streaming for one month.

Delegates who are Swim England Swim School members and Institute of Swimming members can save a further 10 per cent on the standard day conference price by booking tickets before Thursday 22 October.

Tickets will cost £35 for the day conference and £70 for the conference and resources when the early bird window closes.