Young Carers in Education Conference – 26th January 2017

16th December 2016

The Norfolk Young Carers Forum are planning a conference for Young Carers Awareness Day, which will be held on Thursday 26th January 2017 is aimed at staff who work in or support schools, colleges and universities.

Lynn Grove Academy in Gorleston is hosting the day which will run from 10am-3pm and speakers will include Chris Snudden, Assistant Director for Education and also a member of staff and a young carer from Downham Market Academy who will be talking about the work they are doing for their young carers.

The Forum will be presenting the first NYCF ‘Young Carer friendly tick’ awards to 2 schools and will be raising awareness of the national ‘Young Carers in Schools’ programme which is freely available to all schools.

Click here to see the programme for the day and please download this poster to advertise this conference to your teams.

To reserve your free place email
nycf@carerstrustnorfolk.org or call 01953 878143.
The closing date is Friday 13th January 2017.

For those of you in the West of the county, Downham Market Academy will be hosting a shortened version of this conference for schools who can’t make the full conference from 12-3pm on Tuesday 31st January.

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