On 29th November TACT Head office in South London was visited by childcare professionals from Russia conducting a study tour. The group, coordinated by Kluch Foundation, consisted of specialists working in the orphanages and NGOs working in the sphere of child protection and family placement.
The goal of their study visit was to learn about child participation system in the UK and how children are involved in a monitoring and evaluation process.
TACT’s Children Resource Workers presented the benefits and strengths of including young people in decision making and participation in the running of the organisation providing many examples such as DVD made by young people about the journey in care and Big Weekend DVD filmed and edited by young people to promote TACT. In addition, policy interns presented what their department does to involve young people.