Supporting the Supporters 2023
Event providers: The University of Manchester, Futureworks
Supporting the Supporters 2023 – Wednesday 17th May, 1:30pm – 5pm (Hybrid Event: attend online via Zoom or In-Person at
Futureworks, Manchester, M3 5FS)
This annual CPD event is aimed at professionals and supporters of care-experienced young people, including social workers, foster carers, personal advisors and designated teachers. Join us to find out the most up-to-date information about the support available to young people who are care experienced in the run up to, and whilst at University. By attending this event, we hope you’ll feel more confident advising the young people you support.
Through interactive talks and workshops, you’ll find out about all things Higher Education including the benefits of attending higher education, as well as how to apply and tips for navigating the admissions process. Information will also be provided on the specific support available to care-experienced students, funding that is available and you will have the chance to meet current students who have been through the care system.
The event will run from 1:30 – 5pm on Wednesday 17th May 2023. There is no cost for attending this event. This year, for the first time post-Covid, we’re trialling running as a HYBRID event. Meaning delegates can choose to attend online, or in person. The in-person venue will be FUTUREWORKS, Manchester, M3 5FS.
Please book your place here and if you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Draft Programme (subject to change):
12pm Optional Campus Tour for in-person
12.45pm Lunch for in-person attendees.
1:30pm Welcome, Introductions and Event Overview
1:40pm Whistle-stop Guide to Higher Education and Support Available
1:50pm Keynote Speakers and Panel Q&A
3pm Comfort Break
3:15pm Student Finance: Key info and update
3:30pm Care Experienced Student Ambassador Panel
4pm Student Support Carousel
4.45pm Plenary and Close
Y7, Y8, Y13, Y12, Y11, Y9
17 May 2023
1.30pm - 5pm
Hybrid - in person or Zoom
Gatsby benchmark 3 7
RPF learner outcomes LO1 LO2 LO3 LO4
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