Afternoons of Discussion

We are very pleased to be launching ‘Digging Deep’, a series of enlightening online discussions exploring the shifts in our world that the Coronavirus pandemic is creating. Whether you are a parent, partner teacher, social worker, funder or simply passionate about supporting young people, we hope you will find the series interesting.

Series 2: Cultivating a Culture of Care

11th March 2021, 4pm – 5.30pm

James Westhead chairs the second of our online discussions, asking “If organisations on the front line are to thrive, should we care more about the wellbeing of adult professionals or should they just toughen up?”

Register below to reverse your seat at this next live event. If you are unable to join us on the day, register to receive a recording of the discussion.

Series 1: When life gives you dirt, plant seeds

Recorded: 18th February 2021

In this first discussion, Jonathan Dimbleby interviews Tish Feilden, followed by a debate chaired by James Westhead exploring the question, ‘Vulnerable children have been hit hardest by this pandemic. What possible good can come out of it for them?’

Featuring: Rebecca Boomer-Clark, Director of Secondaries at Ark, Rebecca Cramer, Founder and Executive Headteacher of Reach Academy, Trustee of Whatever it Takes, Kiran Gill, Founder and Chief Executive of The Difference, Jake Curtis, Deputy CEO, Jamie’s Farm.

Followed by an opportunity to hear Josh MacAlister, Founder of Frontline and soon to be Chair of the Independent Review of the Children’s Social Care, talking to young people about their experiences and what they think is needed.