Missing from education: child exploitation, exclusion and risk Overview This event focussed on the disproportionate exclusion of exploited children and young people from education and ideas for effective multi-agency responses. Alice Yeo (Head of Evidence, TCE Programme – Safer Young Lives Research Centre, University of Bedfordshire) and Jenny Graham (Researcher) discussed findings from Jenny’s recent TCE-commissioned research focusing on child exploitation and school exclusion. Mohamed Abdallah (Inclusive Leadership Course Lead, The Difference) shared his thinking on ‘Principles of Whole School Inclusion’ to address child-exploitation-related exclusion. Useful resources Excluded, exploited, forgotten: Childhood criminal exploitation and school exclusions – Tackling Child Exploitation (researchinpractice.org.uk) About the speakers Alice Yeo, Head of Evidence, Tackling Child Exploitation (TCE) Support Programme Jenny Graham, Specialist Qualitative Researcher, ResearchAbility Mohamed Abdallah, Lead of Inclusive Leadership Course, The Difference Designed for TCE’s events are aimed at strategic leaders, senior managers and individuals in all roles and agencies, drawn from both traditional and non-traditional safeguarding partners, plus participants with an interest in ideas to support systems improvement in relation to child exploitation and extra familial harm. This event is not aimed at student social workers. Please note: Spaces are limited per organisation and only available to those working in England due to TCE’s Department for Education funding.