Support children and young people in education

Education Advocate Training

Date: Saturday 8 Dec - Sunday 9 Dec
Location: Coventry
Application deadline: 16th November 2018

If you have a spinal cord injury yourself and want to support children and young people to fully participate during nursery, school and university life, becoming an education advocate is the role for you!

Being an education advocate involves:

  • Visiting children and young people at hospital, school or university
  • Delivering presentations and workshops to students and staff to raise awareness and understanding of spinal cord injury
  • Promoting the voice of the child or young person
  • Working as a collective team with other professionals and organisations, supporting the child/young person’s individual needs


Education advocate leading a session at a primary school


Our next training weekend is being held in Autumn 2019. If you’d like to chat more about the role or apply, please email our Education Inclusion Coordinator Jo with your completed application form or call her on 020 8875 1805.