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Children and Families

Supporting the Education of Looked After Children

LENGTH 4 hours

COST Contact us for further information, prices may alter due to group size or additional requirements

SUITABLE FOR Any person who cares for Looked After Children

Course summary

This workshop examines the legal responsibilities of carers and the state in ensuring all children have access to education. We will also explore ways in which carers can creatively support education.

Following this course learners will be able to...

  • Acknowledge the important role education plays in success for young people
  • Gain an understanding of the current situation nationally regarding Looked After Children and education
  • Understand legislation regarding education of Looked After Children
  • Advocate for young people on educational matters
  • Understand barriers to learning and how to help young people to overcome these
  • Develop creative ways in which to educate young people on a day to day basis

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