As part of Sandwell Council’s commitment to partnership working the, SHAPE Our Future event organised on 1st December 2014 invited young people from the 7 learning communities in Sandwell, Sandwell Youth Parliament, Sandwell College, Changing our Lives and Looked after Young People’s Board to express their views and opinions on a range of topics including:
The event built on issues identified through a survey of young people which was carried out through schools. This provided an opportunity for young people to express their views face to face with the Council and partner organisations. The event also marked our involvement in National Youth Takeover day.
SHAPE Our Future targeted all schools in Sandwell, primary, secondary, Pupil Referral Units and schools catering for children with learning difficulties. There were 64 children and young people who attended. The list of schools represented at the SHAPE Our Future – Child’s Voice Conference 2014