Oberstown is holding a seminar in Buswells hotel on April 16 to identify the issues at play in addressing educational disadvantage experienced by children deprived of their liberty in the youth justice system. The event will bring together stakeholders in this area to consider what priorities should be taken at the level of both policy and practice to ensure that these young people have the best possible opportunity to live constructive lives when they return to their communities.
The event running order is as follows:
3:30pm Registration & refreshments from 3:30pm
4pm Introduction by Professor Ursula Kilkelly
4:15pm Senator Colette Kelleher
4:30pm Professor Áine Hyland, Emeritus Professor of Education
4:45pm Shane Griffin, advocate for young people and careleavers
5:00pm Dr Fionnuala Anderson, Director, Further Education & Training, DDLETB
5:15pm Question & answer session
5:40pm Closing remarks, Professor Ursula Kilkelly
The running order will also feature young people’s testimonials throughout.