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Supporting Care-Experienced Young People On Their Journey To Higher Education

Supporting Care-Experienced Young People On Their Journey To Higher Education

This introductory session is brought to you by the Southern Universities Network, in collaboration with Become, the charity for children in care and young care leavers. It aims to empower staff in post-16 settings in their support of care-experienced young people.

The event will run from 3:15-4:45pm.

(Please note, we require a minimum number of attendees to run these sessions. You will be notified if there is a problem with your booking.)

  • Signposting Information
  • Professional development
  • Post-16 support

What will the session cover?

This online interactive session will help you to:

Explore the potential barriers and challenges that care- experienced students may face on their HE journey

Highlight best practice in supporting young people before, during, and as they leave university

Who is it for?

This CPD is aimed at professionals working in post-16 settings, such as Sixth Forms or FE Colleges, across Dorset & Hampshire. While pre-16 school staff are welcome to attend, the information will be most relevant to those supporting students who are about to apply or have already applied to higher education. It will also be suitable for those working in higher education in areas such as Widening Participation.

If you are interested in further training then please contact Become for opportunities in your area.

Further Information

Become are a charity who have supported young people in care and young care leavers for over 30 years. They also offer workshops for young people and training for organisations. Click link below to find out more.

Presenter Information

If you have any questions about this CPD session please contact:

Angela Taylor

SUN FE Project Lead