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Swim England Teaching and Education Awards and Conference

The Swim England Teaching and Education Awards and Conference is a superb, annual conference bringing together more than +350 people to network and discuss key topics relating to swimming.

The UK’s largest event for the swimming workforce

Developed between Swim England’s Learn to Swim experts and educator workforce, the conference aims to inspire teachers delivering the Learn to Swim Programme, tutors, CPD presenters, assessors, approved training centres and anyone delivering school swimming and water safety.

The Swim England Teaching and Education Conference 2020 is taking place on Monday 30 November . Ticket sales are now closed.

Find out below what you can expect from the awards evening and main conference below or use the links to access the awards nomination form, conference and awards booking form, or workshops overview.

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The Swim England Teaching and Education Awards evening has been postponed until spring 2021. To find out more about the awards, click on the link above.

Can I exhibit or sponsor the conference?

We have a number of sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities available at this conference. Please contact us for more details of the packages available conference@swimming.org | 01509 640 462

Other Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included?

  • Access to the full-day conference
  • Fantastic networking opportunities
  • Inspiring keynote and workshop speakers
  • Access to high-quality specialist workshops
What if the workshop I’d like to book is full?
Workshops are available on a first come first served basis. Options may be limited if you do not book early.
What if I don’t remember which workshops I selected?
On your confirmation email the workshops you have chosen will be listed.
What if I’d like to change the workshops I have selected?
The workshops you have chosen at the time of booking will be allocated to you and we’re unable to make changes. Each workshop will have limited spaces for the specified total of delegates booked onto each workshop.
Will Swim England teams be available on the day?
Members of Swim England Educator Training, Learn to Swim and Swim England Qualifications teams will be in attendance.
Will I be able to provide feedback on the day?
We value all feedback, so after the event you’ll be emailed an online survey covering all aspects of the conference. We encourage everyone to complete this to make sure future events can be tailored to your needs.
Will I get the chance to ask questions on the day?
There will also be an opportunity to ask live questions within the workshops. Further information will be given on the day.
What can I share on social media about the conference?
We would love you to share your experiences of the day on your own social media feeds – whether on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat etc. Use the hashtag #SETEC2020 in all your posts. You can tag in @Swim_England on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Swim England – and of course any of the keynote speakers.
I need to cancel my place. Can I receive a refund?
Refunds will not be offered. Each workshop will be recorded on the day and, after the conference takes place, you will receive a link to the videos. You will have access to the videos for one month from the conference date. If you have purchased a ‘resources’ ticket, you will receive the resources
When will I receive my resources?
You will receive your physical resources within 14 working days of booking onto the conference. If you have not received your resources before Wednesday 25 November, please contact us at conference@swimming.org. You will receive access to the Swim England Expected Standards Videos for one month from the day of the conference.
Are any discounts available?
The early bird and standard rate pricing for this year’s event is as follows:

Early bird day conference – online only £30.00
Day conference – online only £35.00

Early bird day conference – online and resources £60.00
Day Conference – online and resources £70.00

If you are an Institute of Swimming member, Swim School member or Swim England Educator, you will receive a 10 per cent discount off the early bird day conference – online only price.

How are CIMSPA CPD points allocated for attendance?
CIMSPA will be sent a list of all delegates attending the conference, who will then add the 3 points to your CPD account.

Need help?

If you have a question about the conference, you may find the answer in our FAQs above.

Alternatively you can contact the team at any time: conference@swimming.org