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Delivering A Five Week Safeguarding Workshop Essay

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CREATING AND LEARNING IN INFORMAL CONTEXTS. ASSIGNMENT 1. DELIVERING A FIVE WEEK SAFEGUARDING WORKSHOP. In this assignment, I will be writing about a safeguarding workshop I delivered at The Facto-ry Youth Zone to a group of our young people over the course of five weeks. Our aim is to provide a unique safe place for young people aged 8 to 18 and up to 25 with additional needs, from across Manchester. At the Factory, my peers and I believe that all children should be able to access the same opportunities, regardless of what disabilities they face. We work hard to remove barriers to participation and ensure that all members can take up all activities on offer at the centre. The Factory Youth Zone. (2016). Who Are We. Available: http://www.thefactoryyz.org/about-us/who-we-are/. Last accessed 21st Nov 2016. The organisation I work for is based in Harpurhey, Manchester. In 2007 the M.E.N newspaper named Harpurhey as the most deprived neighbourhood in England, due to a 16% unemployment rate, 56% of children living in poverty and 11% 16 to 18 year olds not in employment, education or training. The Manchester Evening News. (2007). Harpurhey, the worst place in England. Available: http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/harpurhey-the-worst-place-in-england-1108111. Last accessed 21st Nov 2016. Does research show that being from a deprived area, increase the chances of being abused? My plan with the help of a colleague, my settings safeguarding officer,
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