It is an inevitable outcome from their relationship that particular curriculum and support staff in colleges know their care-experienced young people’s aspirations better than anyone.
This guide is all about informing staff of the opportunities for where a young person can go in life. However, in moving them on from their frequently difficult history, which is all too often the focus, encouraging them to “Aim Higher” is not easy. It involves many hundreds of conversations over many years but in which you will play a key part. We have tried here to give practical advice to help you be an effective champion for your young people by raising their aspirations for study.