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Support Care Leavers

Supporting Care Leavers on their path to Higher Education

Tue 20 September 2016

09:30 - 14:15

suitable Professionals working with young people

suitable Professionals working with young people

Steam Museum, Fire Fly Avenue, Swindon

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If you are a professional who works with or supports Looked After Children or Care Leavers, this conference is for you. Join us to share best practice in encouraging participation and progression to Higher Education. 

The conference will:

Provide an overview of the current educational landscape for care experienced young people

Allow delegates to identify barriers young people may have in educational progression and the impact of these barriers

Provide information on progression routes, options and support available at Higher Education level

Include practical tools and tips on breaking down barriers to progression.

Throughout the day you will receive information on: student support, alternative pathways to Higher Education, student finance, admissions and alternative pathways to Higher Education. 

This conference is collaboratively hosted by GROWS, Study Higher and Western Outreach Network. 

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