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Young people from care improving the care system. Who Are We? What Do We Do? How do we listen? How do we voice/speak out?. ANV aims to provide a national platform to hear the views of all children & young people from Care age 5-25 years

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Young people from care improving the care system

  • Who Are We?

  • What Do We Do?

  • How do we listen?

  • How do we voice/speak out?

  • ANV aims to provide a national platform to hear the views of all children & young people from Care age 5-25 years

  • We listen to what they say and create campaigns, networks & events so we can influence policy & government


Anv messages campaigns
ANV Messages & Campaigns…

Education Campaign

Over 200 young people told us what the main barriers are to getting a good education.

Out of 20 issues young people said getting an education was the most important.

Housing Survey

Almost 600 young people, leaving care & housing professionals were surveyed


Education a national perspective
Education: A National Perspective

  • Top 3 Issues:

    • Education consistently the top priority

  • ‘Please Sir!’

    • Barriers to getting a good education

  • Select Committee Evidence from young people

    • Support and incentive schemes for young people


  • University my reflections
    University: my reflections

    • Genuine support from my Aftercare worker was crucial- link in with personal tutor!

    • Student support must be adapted so that young people from Care are prioritised: e.g. Financial support; counselling services.


    Cyp bill care matters
    CYP Bill: Care Matters

    • Designated teacher

      • Flexible approach

      • “I always feel like everyone knows my business and the school treats me differently”

    • Multi-agency working

      • Get the complete picture in order to meet the child’s needs

      • “All I wanted was some encouragement from my foster carer but I didn’t get it”

    • Other Points:

      • Encourage other modes of learning/success

      • Remember Super Sonics!

      • Listen to young people!

    • Care leavers need emotional and practical support

      • “Leaving care shouldn’t be an event but a process”

      • Post-18-21 success


    Young people from care improving the care system

    Thanks for listening !

    Young people from care improving the care system