Youth Music Conference - Looked After Children and Music : Achieving Positive Outcomes

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

An essential conference for all those working with looked after children, providing delegates with a unique insight into how music can transform young lives. Hosted by Youth Music.

When? 10am - 1pm, Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Where? Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD

How much? Limited £20 early bird tickets (until 15 May 2011, full price £35) - buy online
Or take part via a FREE interactive webcast of the event - register via email
Who should attend? Anyone with a professional interest in meeting the needs of looked after children
from across the public, private and voluntary sectors

Delegates will:
  • Learn about the latest findings and evidence from a range of national research projects
  • Be provided with know-how and practical tips to help them develop and commission effective music projects for looked after children
  • Have the opportunity to inform Youth Music's policy in this area through discussion and debate
Speakers include:

Professor Pat Petrie, Centre for Understanding Social Pedagogy, Institute of Education
Dr. Douglas Lonie, Research and Evaluation Manager, Youth Music
Dr. Alison Daubney, freelance music education researcher
Lucy Stone, Strategic Director, Rhythmix
Young people from Surrey Care Council talking about their positive experiences with music

The event will include discussion, performances by young musicians and networking opportunities. Refreshments will be provided.

To learn how looked after children can achieve positive outcomes through music:

Buy £20 early bird tickets for the event (£35 after 15 May 2011)
Register for the FREE webcast

Places are limited, so early booking is advised.