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All Party Parliamentary Group on Mentoring

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Committee Room 12, House of Commons

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4PM - Room R, Portcullis House. Please leave approximately 30 minutes in order to go through security. You may be asked for ID.

This APPG believes in the power of youth mentoring to unlock the full potential of young people and aid social mobility across the UK.

Agenda:

  • Introduction: Preet Gill, MP for Birmingham Edgbaston and Chair of the Mentoring APPG

  • Welcome from Secretariat: Tessy Ojo, CEO, The Diana Award

  • Guest Speaker: James Williams Lecturer in Education, talk on institutions promoting social stability with direct youth mentoring being a tool for social mobility.

  • Q & A with James Williams

  • Open Debate: youth mentoring's impact on social mobility.

  • Updates from APPG: Next Steps

Guest Speakers:

Preet Gill MP: Preet became the UK's first female Sikh MP when elected to represent Birmingham Edgbaston in the 2017 General Election. Before entering parliament, Preet was a Children Services Manager, working with some of the most disadvantaged families in Birmingham.

James Williams: James is a Lecturer in Education at The University of Sussex. He is a former teacher and specialist on schools, institutions and social mobility, with a passion for researching the under-attainment of White Working Class boys.

Tessy Ojo: Tessy is CEO of The Diana Award, the charity legacy to Princess Diana. The Diana Award's mentoring programme connects people from the world of work and young people to co-deliver social action projects. The Diana Award is the secretariat of the Mentoring APPG.

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