Looked After Children CPD Conference:

‘Keeping Collaboration in Mind’

Aimhigher London LAC CPD Conference

‘Keeping Collaboration in Mind’ Joining where ends meet: supporting transition within and between sectors

Over 60 delegates attended the conference on the 15th May 2019 at Kingston University (10.00 am – 4.00 pm).  Delegates represented schools, virtual schools, 6th form colleges and universities.

The aim of the conference was to bring together practitioners from different sectors to champion the educational success of care experienced students and the adults who support them.  The conference focused on the themes of interdependence and dependence and how they relate to preparing for transitions.

Key note speakers were:

Dr Chris Nicholson, Head of Department and Senior Lecturer, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex

‘Relational Ruptures: the Psychodynamics of Leaving Care’

Kirsty McQueen, Senior Engagement Advisor, Spectra First Ltd

‘‘The Care Leaver Covenant from policy into practice’


Workshops explored local effective practice and collaborative partnerships in relation to the conference themes.

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