NPA Development Day 2018-19. Bookings closed. Final Accounts available to view

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Portage and Early Years Development Day



Our Final Accounts for 2018/19 can be viewed here. 

NPA Final Accounts 2018-19





Date: Friday 15 November, 2019

Venue: Priory Rooms, Birmingham, B4 6AF

We are very pleased to be offering another Development Day in November this year for practitioners’ and parents/carers to come together in a stimulating environment to learn and share.  The NPA Annual General Meeting will again be incorporated into the day. 

Download General Information on the event, including full details of the seminar choices and the presenters for the day including our Keynote Speakers - John Parry and Jonty Rix from The Open University, who will be launching a free online training course for practitioners introducing them to In-the-Picture and how it can be used to improve their practice.  This year, in response to feedback, the day does not have a theme and seminars will cover 4 topics:

  • Autism and Developing Social Understanding in the Early Years
  • A Right to Grieve: Understanding and Communicating with Grieving Families
  • Understanding and supporting emotional regulation in children with language and communication difficulties
  • Understanding Sleep issues 

Delegates will be able to attend 2 seminars during the day.  

Registation will be open from 10.30am prior the start at 11.00am and the day will close at 5.15pm.  

Completed Booking/Seminar Choice Forms for this Development Day should be sent to

The cost is £95.00+VAT for current NPA members and £110.00+VAT for non-members, which includes a buffet lunch and refreshments during the day.


Secure your place to attend this exciting day!  Completed applications should be submitted by the deadline date of Friday 20 September 2019.   Bookings will close at midday on Tuesday 5 November.


We all look forward to seeing you in Birmingham.