1. SCSN is an independent social enterpriseEducation and Training that works in collaboration with the MOD and Military welfare organisations to supportWe provide bespoke Educational and Welfare professionals andtraining packages to Members of the Military in their roles in supporting Service Children and their families.schools and professionalswho work with ServiceChildren and their families. Follow us Our training sessions and one day conferences are @JoyONeillSCSN based on both academic and practitioner research and input from Service children and their families Search: Service Children Support Network Service Children themselves. We ensure that our sessions offer practical skills and plenty of examples of good practice Or visit us at: Support Network underpinned by genuine experience. Typical sessions include Deployment, Postings and Transitions and www.servicechildrensupportnetwork.com Practical Interventions. Our 2013 National Conference focuses on the needs of New for 2013 our youngest Two day intensive course Service for those working with Service Children and Children and their families in their families.conjunction with Buckinghamshire County Council, Halton School, Solent NHS Trust and Child Bereavement UK. Sharing best practice to support Service Children
2. Widen Participation Project Service Children Coordinator ProjectThe Service Children Support Network is delighted Our Service Children support project began in 2009to announce a partnership project with the Bath with Caroline Allen at Halton School in Buckinghamshire and has now expanded to cover a cluster of primarySpa University Widening Participation Team. and secondary schools in the county with the aid of our peripatetic support coordinators Emma Cheedy andThis initiative will trial an educational enrichment and support project for primary and secondary aged Helen Brettell. The project is set to expand into moreService children in schools in Wiltshire and Somerset in 2013. This programme will geographically schools in 2013. We can also offer intensive trainingextend the current project in place with the University of Oxford in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. packages for coordinators in other local authorities.The aims of the project are to:• Inspire intellectual, global and personal curiosity in pupils.• Enrich and enhance students self-esteem, Service Children’s aspirations and hopes for the future. Research Competition• Introduce the language and context of Further and Professionals workin Each year we offer Service children an opportunity to Higher Education and dispel any misconceptions g with express themselves creatively in our ‘Through the Eyes about university study and life. Service children ofte• Give students a greater understanding of their n tell of a Service Child’ competition. We had hundreds of us that they find it d fabulous entries in our 2011 Art and 2012 photography progression through school. ifficult to find and access re competitions. Look out for our 2013 competiton. levantThis is done by delivering interes ting, research material. mmes toinformative and relevant progra 10-18 both inlearners between the ages of SCSN aims to bring su ch work together, to Internshipsschools and in the university. facilitate the sharing of research into the lives an experiences of Service children. In September 20 d SCSN offers New for 2013 our first Academic Rese 12 graduate internships Working in conjunction arch Conference was he at the Department of Edu ld through the cation University of Oxfor with Recruit for Spouses Practitioners and resea d. University of Oxford rchers from across the UK and Student Hub Ethical to offer SCSN internships overseas came together to share research pape for Military spouses. focused on Service childr rs Internship scheme en and their families. and the University Details for our 2014 of Reading Student Academic Research Conference including Teachers Internship a call for papers will available from Februa be programme. ry 2014.