CELCIS Education Forum - June 2016 meeting

Year: 2016
Topic: Education
Author: Ben Farrugia

We had another round of stimulating and valuable discussion at our June Education Forum meeting. The main topics on the agenda were:

  • Ben Farrugia talked about incorporating the child's voice into education planning
  • Dr Virginie Theriault, of the University of Strathclyde, provided insight into four creative approaches she'd used to facilitate the involvement of children and young people in consultation and planning.
  • Karen Dyball, from Glasgow City Council gave an overview of the steps Glasgow is taking to address the challenges associated with having high numbers of children placed out with the authority.

Topics for future Forum meetings

The Forum suggested:

  • Support for children who cease to be looked after
  • Connections between education and permanence

Next Forum meeting 

The next Forum meeting will take the form of our first CELCIS Education Conference.

Save the date: Wednesday 5 October 2016, at Celtic Park, Glasgow