18 May, 2017

 

17 May, 2017

 

Members of the public can get involved in a study which aims to improve the quality of school-based sex and relationship education for young people.

Researchers based in Bristol are planning this study to maximise the likelihood of evidence-based best practice criteria for sex and relationship education being adopted in schools, by ensuring they reach the appropriate professionals and practitioners and by providing adequate support and guidance on how to implement them.

9 May, 2017
 
The NCS programme brings young people from different backgrounds together and gives them the opportunity to take part in new experiences, develop skills and volunteer in communities.
 
The National Citizen Service (NCS) Bill has received Royal Assent.   The Act and Royal Charter will help to make sure NCS is delivered efficiently, effectively and transparently.
 
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9 May, 2017

 

The Disabled Children's Partnership (DCP) is a collaboration between more than 30 charities, chaired by Contact a Family.   They have come together in the shared belief that health and social care services for disabled children, young people and families can and must be better.

They need your help to shape and launch their new campaign on improving health and social care services which DCP will launch in June 2017.

24 April, 2017
Weston College is working with GKN Aerospace in Filton to develop a new course which prepares young people to become work ready.
 
The free course, titled ‘Movement into Work’, is a traineeship which lasts 10 weeks and is aimed at people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are (or are at risk of becoming) unemployed and not in education.
 

After the passing of new legislation regarding radicalisation and extremism, Voscur will be offering training in response to increasing concerns about the Prevent Duties imposed by the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015.

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 -
09:30 to 12:30

 

What the sector would like to see: key priorities and actions for meeting the needs of children, young people and families.

You are invited to the next meeting of the network.  The Mayor, Marvin Rees, has said that he wants to understand the sector’s priorities and suggestions.  He will attend this meeting to participate in our discussion.

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:00

This interactive training course explains the radicalisation processes from an educational perspective. It supports professionals working with young people to equip them to better understand and answer questions and the social needs of young people who are engaging with extreme ideals. In the training we focus on the following questions:

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 10 May, 2017 -
09:30 to 13:30

The aim of this course is to support practitioners and managers working in (often non-clinical) children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing settings to understand outcomes focused practice and why it is important for their organisation. Participants will understand the benefits of implementing an outcomes approach and how this could be developed at their organisation. Part of the session will cover practical aspects of choosing and using outcome and feedback measures. Participants will also be aware of the types of CORC support available and how to access this support.

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 -
13:00 to 15:00

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