South West NASUWT

Regional Committee

The Regional Committee will normally hold two General Meetings and its Annual General Meeting each year.

Dates for future meetings TBC.

Seminars & Workshops

CASEWORKER THOMPSON BRIEFINGS (SUPPLEMENTARY ACCREDITIATION REQUIREMENT)

These briefings consider issues of particular interest to NASUWT caseworkers and Local Secretaries. They focus on current developments in employment law, sharing good practice and other relevant issues identified by local representatives.

Accredited Casework Representatives must attend these events on a regular basis in order to keep their skills and knowledge up to date and to keep their accreditation valid. The South West Regional Centre dates are:

Caseworkers Twilight session 29 January 2019 (5pm – 7pm)
Caseworkers Twilight Support session 12 March 2019 (5pm – 7pm)
Caseworkers Briefing 30 April 2019
Casework Briefing 10 June 2019

Discrimination Courses

This one-day course will equip caseworkers with practical skills and knowledge for identifying and tackling discrimination cases.

The course will cover the Union’s legal avenue for addressing discrimination casework, as well as give an overview of discrimination law and how this should be applied in practice. It includes practical case studies on identifying the different strands of discrimination and the prohibited conduct to be applied in each case.

11 February 2019

Training

For training courses in the South West see the Training page

Conferences

South West Regional Conference, Holiday Inn, Taunton – 13th October 2018

National Conference in Belfast Waterfront – Friday 19th April – Monday 22nd April 2019

Local Associations

The Annual General Meeting shall be held each year between the months of January and April inclusive and notified to members in accordance with the rules.

General Meetings shall be held not less than three times each academic year, spread evenly on the basis of the terms in that academic year.

Future Meetings

Next meeting dates for Local Associations:

Bath & NE Somerset – AGM – Thursday 28th March 2019 – 4.30pm – The Boat House, Newbridge Road, Bath, BA1 3NB

Bournemouth – General Meeting – Tuesday 18 December 2018 – Glenmoor School, Beswick Avenue, Bournemouth, BH10 4EX

Bristol – AGM – Thursday 10th January 2019 – 7.00pm – Bristol Hotel, Prince Street, Bristol, BS1 4QF

Cornwall – AGM – Tuesday 26th February 2019 – 7.00pm – Lanhydrock Golf & Country Club, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, PL30 5AQ

Cheltenham Cotswold – AGM – Thursday 24th January 2019 – 6.00pm – Royal William, Cheltenham Road, Cranham, GL6 6TT

Devon – AGM – Thursday 17th January 2019 – 6.30pm – Reed Hall Conference Centre, Streatham Drive, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4 4QR

Dorset – AGM  – Thursday 17th January 2019 – 4.15pm – Budmouth College, Chickerell Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9SY

Gloucester Severnside – AGM – Thursday 24th January 2019 – 6.00pm – Royal William, Cheltenham Road, Cranham, GL6 6TT

North Somerset – AGM – Thursday 31st January 2019 – 7.00pm – The Langford Inn, Lower Langford, Bristol, BS40 5BL

Plymouth – AGM – Tuesday 8th January 2019 – 4.30pm – Plymouth International Business Park, 1 William Prance Road, Plymouth, PL6 5ZD

Poole – AGM – Wednesday 30th January 2019 – 7.00pm – Hamworthy Club, Magna Road, Wimborne, BH21 3AP

Somerset – AGM – Wednesday 23rd January 2019 – 6.30pm – Holiday Inn, Junction 25 M5, Deane Gate Avenue, Taunton, TA1 2UA

South Gloucestershire – AGM – Monday 18th March 2019 – 6.45pm – The Globe, Church Road, Frampton Cotterell, BS36 2AB

Swindon – AGM – Wednesday 23rd January 2019 – 4.00pm – St Joseph’s Catholic College, Ocotal Way, Swindon, SN3 3LR

Torbay – AGM – Tuesday 8th January 2019 – 5.00pm – Paignton Community and Sports Academy, Waterleat Road, Paignton, TQ3 3WA

Wiltshire – AGM – Monday 14th January 2019 – 4.20pm – Devizes School, The Green, Devizes, SN10 3AG