Abbeywood Black Parents Forum Meeting
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About the Event
At this event We will be looking at why children of African and Caribbean heritage are not achieving as well as their counterparts in mainstream education and how we can support children to start the new school year right.
We will be bringing together parents, youth service practitioners, community leaders and education professionals to address any issues and concerns raised during the discussion.
About Abbeywood Black Parents Forum (ABPF) is platfrom which has been set up to represent Abbeywood parents and careers of children who live in or attend school in Abbeywood or the surrounding areas (Thamesmead, Erith, Plumstead, Woolwich and the boarders of Bexley).
Our aim is to bring parents, professionals and statutory officials together to work to effect change and improve the life chances of local children of African and Caribbean heritage by focusing on the following priority areas;
Keep children safe
Reduce local youth crime
Keep children engaged in education
Shine a spotlight on youth related issues
Provide information, advocacy and training for parents in areas to include;
How the UK education system works
Offer parents advocacy and support with;
School admissions & entry tests
Provide training and support to increase the numbers of local black parent governors
Sharing of information
Shape and develop youth services
Strengthen the capacity of local voluntary groups working with children
Develop culturally appropriate extracurricular provisions for children
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