05 December 2013
National Leaving Care Benchmarking Forum: Peer Learning and Development Event
The next quarterly National Leaving Care Benchmarking Forum (NLCBF) peer learning and development event for managers is on 5 and 6 December at the York Marriott Hotel. More...
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Staying Put 18+ arangements
02 April 2012
Catch22's National Care Advisory Service (NCAS) will run two learning events to share the findings of the National Evaluation of the Staying Put 18 plus pilots and the new DfE Staying Put Guidance (due out soon).
The Centre for Child and Family Research, part of Loughborough University, will present the findings with NCAS and a peer researcher from the study will describe the peer research component.
There will be a practice element with Jayne Coyne from North Yorkshire County Council presenting their experience of Staying Put and how they are implementing it now.
Finally, John Short who worked with the DfE on writing the National Guidance will introduce the guidance and its requirements of local authorities. He will be available to answer questions from delegates.
The learning event will be of interest to:
Directors of Children’s Services and other senior managers in Children’s Services
- Fostering Managers
- Leaving Care Managers
- Independent Fostering Agencies
- Independent Reviewing Officers,
- Fostering Organisations
Practitioners and Foster Carers.
North: York Marriott on Tuesday 24 April 2012
South: London Resource Centre on Thursday 3 May 2012.
Both events will start with registration at 10.15am with a start time of 10.30am, finishing at 4.00pm. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
£50 per person plus VAT. To register your interest please contact email@example.com. Include ‘Staying Put’ in the subject heading of your email and indicate if you would like to attend the north or south event.