February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.

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Pantéa is our Online Community Coordinator, organising and developing our vPlus online events and festival. Over the past 20 years, Pantéa has lived in France, Germany, The Netherlands, China, Romania, Dubai, and, of course, the UK; working in corporate International Events Management where, amongst other responsibilities, she recruited, trained, and managed young professionals (between 19 and 23 years old). This background has given her a broad and clear understanding of the essential skills young people need when they enter their professional lives and how important it is to start building them as early as possible. A problem solver at heart, Pantéa now also uses her skills and knowledge to support individuals through coaching and organisations through consultancy. Multicultural, creative, and polyvalent, Pantéa...

Rebecca has overall responsibility for Potential Plus UK’s assessment and advice services. She also designs and runs our parent courses, and develops new services. Rebecca is currently seconded two days a week to be Director of the DME Trust, a collaboration between Potential Plus UK and nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs). Her background is in educational research and school leadership support. She is currently a Chair of Governors at The Hazeley Academy and a Trustee of the 5 Dimensions Multi-Academy Trust and Steel City Schools Partnership. Rebecca is the parent of three children with high learning potential, two of whom have additional learning needs. Her eldest two have left home and are studying and working in Denmark. In any free...

After graduating from university in German and Business Studies, Julie gained her Diploma in Marketing and worked for a multi-national company in Hamburg and then Milton Keynes. Following a career break to raise her family, Julie returned to work in the third sector in 2000 and joined Potential Plus UK in 2005. As well as speaking regularly at UK conferences, Julie has presented at numerous World Conferences for Gifted and Talented Children, as well as at ECHA (European Council for High Ability) and for Global and Gifted. Julie will be acting as Host throughout the Festival. She is Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead, therefore if you have any issues please contact her on [email protected] or 01908 646433...