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Supporting the education of children in care: what helps?
22nd June 2016 @ 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
The Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation (CESI) at Queen’s University is organising a free one-day conference that will bring together carers, professionals, researchers and policy makers from a range of organisations and backgrounds to focus on how best to support the education of children in care.
Delegates will be encouraged to share ideas, experiences and research findings with the aim of promoting best evidence and creating a shared agenda for future action.
09.15 Opening remarks – QUB Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation
09.30 The policy context – Department for Education Northern Ireland
10.00 Care makes a difference – Prof Sebba, University of Oxford
11.30 Tutoring makes a difference – Prof Flynn, Ottawa University
13.30 Fostering Network NI – Fostering achievement makes a difference
14.00 VOYPIC – Right to learn promoting learning for children in care
14.30 QUB – Promoting the social and emotional wellbeing in schools
15.15 Foster Care Associates – Team parenting makes a difference
16.00 Going forward
Please register here for this free conference.