National Network for the Education of Care Leavers (NNECL) Annual Conference
National Network for the Education of Care Leavers (NNECL),
What were the aims of the activity/event?
This conference aimed to bring professionals supporting care-experienced students in further and higher education, local authorities and charities to explore issues related to care leaver progression and retention in HE.
Staff from Further and Higher education, local authorities and charities were invited to participate in this event. This conference was attended by 100+ delegates.
What happened during this event?
The conference saw Key note addresses and workshop contributors from the likes of: Office for Students, Spectra First (Care Leavers Covenant), Become, National Teaching and Advisory Service, British Association of Social Workers, The Care Leavers’ Association, University of Wolverhampton, Leeds Beckett University, University of Salford, Aimhigher London.
What were key messages coming out from the event?
Whilst much progress has been made, there is still much more we need to do to support care leavers accessing and succeeding in higher education.
For more information on the National Network for the Education of Care Leavers or if you would like to contact them please visit their website at: https://www.nnecl.org/