The Fostering Network’s 2015 Annual Conference will discuss the key educational issues for children and young people in foster care, and consider the work of innovative educators and programmes of activity. It will take place on Tuesday 17 November at BMA House in London.
The conference, Fostering Achievement: raising the aspirations and attainment of children in care, will showcase innovative new approaches from our Fostering Achievement programmes, virtual schools and other leaders in the field. It will help you to understand and explore your role in helping children and young people to succeed in education, providing you with practical tools and techniques to take away.
The conference will run from 10am to 4.30pm, with registration from 9.30am. You will hear from expert speakers, take part in seminars and round table discussions, as well as having a number of opportunities for networking.
Confirmed speakers include:
Dr Karen Treisman, consultant clinical psychologist
Kevin Williams, chief executive, The Fostering Network
Bernadette Alexander, virtual school head teacher, London Borough of Hillingdon
Young ambassadors and Education Champions, London Fostering Achievement
The Fostering Network is offering early bird prices for the first 100 places, and the price include the full conference programme, refreshments, lunch and a copy of our new All You Need to Know - Guide to Education, which we will be launching at the event.
Early bird prices
Foster carer member - £140
Organisation member - £195
Non-member - £245
Young person - £90
Foster carer member - £155
Organisation member - £225
Non-member - £275
Young person - £90
Please note that other professionals connected to a local authority that is an organisational member of The Fostering Network will be able to take advantage of organisational member prices for this event.