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Learning Events

TCE is delighted to offer a six-month programme of learning events. The series consists of ‘live’ interactive digital events, podcasts, blogs and vlogs. Centred around themes of ‘risk’, ‘data’ and ‘partnership’, the events focus on insights from our Bespoke Support Projects with local areas, as well as TCE-led action research, communities of practice and learning sets. The events are designed to stimulate reflection and discussion, explore key insights, and connect participants within and across sectors, working to tackle child exploitation and extra-familial harm throughout England. All events and resources will draw on the TCE hallmarks of quality research, practice wisdom and expertise by experience to create accessible and challenging learning and networking opportunities

The programme is aimed at strategic leaders, senior managers and individuals in all roles and agencies who are interested in ideas to support systems improvement. Register now for events via the links below.


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Upcoming Events - December 2021

Event Description Event Date
Missing from education: child exploitation, exclusion and risk

How do education settings and their wider community and safeguarding partners recognise and respond to child exploitation? Explore how we can cultivate more effective multi-agency approaches to address the disproportionate exclusion of exploited children and young people from education.

A 90-minute event with presentation, break out rooms and discussion.

8 December 2021, 3:45pm - 5:15pm full
All in: forming constructive coalitions

What best enables and supports pro-active and meaningful engagement with a range of partners when tackling child exploitation and extra-familial harm? Explore constructive ways to combine strategies, identify resources and share tools across a partnership.

A 2-hour reflective knowledge exchange event, designed to share ideas and experiences, explore challenges and discuss solutions. Registration will close 2 weeks before the event.

9 December 2021, 11:00am - 1:00pm request a space

Upcoming Events - January 2022

Event Description Event Date
Keeping young people safe outside the home: responding to the (system) challenge

This event will explore place-based, strategic responses that seek to overcome systemic safeguarding challenges, focusing on ideas to strengthen local practice and forge stronger multi-agency risk management approaches.

January 20th 2022, 11am-1pm coming soon
It takes all of us: overcoming challenges to move partnerships forward

To help sector leaders and managers get to grips with the challenges they face when developing strong multi-agency partnerships, we offer this opportunity to explore the key strategic and operational steps needed to build and reinforce collaborations to tackle exploitation 

27th January, 11am - 1pm coming soon

Upcoming Events - February 2022

Event Description Event Date
Clearer signals: Moving towards purposeful multi-agency data sharing

Where do such multi-agency conversations about data begin, and how can the barriers to collaboration be overcome? This event will consider the steps needed towards creating a multi-agency, child-exploitation focused data framework. 

1st February 2022, 11am - 1pm coming soon
Analyse This! An event for data analysts and those who work with them (or want to work with them more)

In order to help shift local area approaches towards multi-agency collaboration on data, analysts need the support of their strategic leaders. We will explore how data analysts and their leaders begin building ‘data bridges’ between agencies in their local area? This event is aimed at data analysts and senior leaders from all agencies working to tackle child exploitation. 

3rd February 11am - 1pm coming soon
Reaching out/reaching in: engaging a wider partnership to tackle child exploitation

This event will explore the challenge of engaging a wider partnership from multiple perspectives exploring which strategies are most effective for ‘reaching out’ as a statutory agency? And for non-statutory partners, how best can you ‘reach in’? 

10th February 2022, 11am - 1pm coming soon
‘Who are we doing this for?’: moving the dial on risk assessment to put young people at the centre

This event will focus on approaches to assessing risk and will share learning from the TCE Programme’s thematic project led by Dr Helen Beckett. Case studies from local areas who are actively working to change their approach to assessing risk outside of the home will also be shared, with the intention to support partners to consider alternatives. 

23rd February, 11am - 1pm coming soon

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