Inspiring educators to create meaningful change for young carers

A unique event that provides insights for educators into the lives of young carers, designed by young carers

This leading, educational one-day summit combines expertise from leading researchers, educators, support agencies, local authorities, as well as young carers themselves to help drive change in better understanding the needs of young carers and their responsibilities they carry for their loved ones.

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What's the summit about? 

This annual event outlines effective provision for young carers in schools and inspires educators to create meaningful change within their institutions for these remarkable young people. The summit guarantees a day that's jam-packed full of incredible insights and take-aways. 

Previous summit speakers have included:

Krista Sharp
CEO, MYTIME Young Carers

Professor Saul Becker
Assistant Pro Vice Chancellor and Professor of Social Policy and Social Work at University of Nottingham

Ben Antell
Regional Director, United Learning

Samantha Viney
Principal, Glenmoor & Winton Academies

Jane Pope
Pastoral Care Worker, Burton C of E Primary School

Save the date for the Young Carers Summit:

thursday June 29, 2023

We would like to invite your school’s Young Carer Champion and Headteacher, or another member of the senior leadership team, to join MYTIME Young Carers for our first ever Education Summit at Bournemouth University.

What Will I gain From The Day?

We have so much planned for our first ever Education Summit. It's guaranteed to be a day that's jam-packed full of incredible insights and useful take-aways.


Participants will gain the following:

arrow-right-triangle-blk  High-quality CPD on how school staff can support young carers

arrow-right-triangle-blk  An increased understanding of how to improve school engagement for young carers which will help to improve attendance, attainment, and higher school satisfaction scores

arrow-right-triangle-blk  An opportunity to speak with other local school leaders and Young Carer Champions to share good practice

arrow-right-triangle-blk  The chance to learn from young carers themselves and what they ‘wish their teachers knew’

More information on the agenda for the day, as well as details on how to register, will be shared soon.

There's nothing you need to do just yet...other than save the date to your calendar and complete the form below to receive more information on the event. We hope to see you there!

Supported by BU

If you are interested in attending our first ever Education Summit, then please join our invite list below