NCLW Programme




National Care Leavers' Week 2016 - Leaving Care Around the World
20th - 30th October  2016


PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

 
this list is not comprehensive. local and regional events take place all around the UK. send us details of yours and we will include these on local events page
 
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Thursday 20th October - Care Leavers' Reception

Joint Reception
for care leavers from the UK and furthr afield : The Care Leavers' Foundation  and the Rees Foundation. Details tbc.

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MONDAY - CONFERENCE DOUBLE BILL!!  CHOOSE FROM TWO HIGHLY CARE LEAVR FOCUSSEED EVENTS


FOCUS ON GOOD PRACTICE :

Monday 24th October - Building a Life Beyond Care

Building a Life Beyond Care - Following on from last year’s highly successful experience,  The Education and Youth Team, GLA present a peer led event combining drama and workshops to explore the issues facing young care leavers. Also features presentations by care leaver panelists from the New Belongings project.   

Venue:
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2AA
Time:
9.45 - 4.30pm
Contact:
Rebecca Palmer

rebecca.palmer@london.gov.uk
 
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FOCUS ON POLICY AND  PRACTICE :

Monday 24th October - Care Leavers Conference Handle with ‘Therapeutic’ care

Handle with ‘Therapeutic’ Care - The Consortium of Therapeutic Communities with The Care Leavers’ Foundation
 
  • Listening to the experiential voice of care leavers
  • Exploring ‘Staying Close’ options
  • Examining how to leave care and still be cared about 
    10 years on from Harriet Sergeant’s investigation of the care system TCTC and the Care Leaver’s Foundation discuss progress made and the challenges ahead
  • Keep on Caring - the Government’s strategy for improving the offer to care leavers.
Venue:
Lincoln’s Inn, London, WC2A 3TL
Time:
10.00 - 4.45pm
Contact:
Amanda Knowles TCTC

amandakn0wles@yahoo.co.uk


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TUESDAY  - ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER CONFERENCE - FOUTH IN A SERIES OF PRINCES TRUST EVENTS FOR NATIONAL CARE LEAVERS' WEEK


FOCUS ON PROJECTS AND PROGRESS:: 
Tuesday 25th October - Prince’s Trust National Care Leavers’ Week Seminar

By Invitation Only  -  an opportunity for delegates to share ideas & experiences about how best to support care leavers, and to reflect upon how they can apply this learning to their day-to-day practice.

Venue:
Church House Conference Centre
Dean's Yard, Westminster, SW1P 3NZ
Time:
9.00-2.30pm
Contact:

events@princes-trust.org.uk
 
 
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WEDNESDAY - THE ANNUAL NATIONAL CARE LEAVERS' WEEK LECTURE


Wednesday 26th October - National Care Leavers’ Week Lecture - How Care Leavers Find an Adult Identity

NCLW Lecture -
The Rees Research Centre with The Care Leavers’ Foundation. A consideration of the developmental issues facing care leavers in their late adolescence/early adulthood with a focus on international perspectives. Guest speakers tbc. This is a public lecture which will give time for in depth consideration of the issues and audience discussion  
 
Venue:
Seminar Room A, Rees Centre, Oxford University, Department of Education
Time:
5.00- 7.30pm
Contact:
Sarah Milan

Sarah.Milan@coreassetsfoundation.org
 
 
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Friday 28th October - Economy Gastronomy 

Economy Gastronomy   - The Care Leavers’ Foundation with Jamie Oliver’s Food Foundation. In our seventh partnership event for National Care Leavers’ Week fifteen care leavers have the opportunity to  spend a day on one of the country’s top training kitchen’s and learn how to cook good healthy fresh food without breaking the budget.

Venue:
Fifteen
13-15 Westland Place, London N1 7LP, United Kingdom
Time: 9.15-4.30pm
Contact:
Elizabeth Lyden

liz.lyden@thecareleaversfoundation.org  
 
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