Text boxes connected by lines illustrate Scott’s experiences over time. Boxes on the left are in the past. Boxes to the right describe Scott’s present. Content of boxes is listed as they appear from left to right separated by semi-colons. This figure has extra boxes positioned next to timeline boxes with learning points noted that are linked to particular events or experiences.
Left school 2010; Volunteering with children’s organisations; Personal and family troubles. Learning point: I am resilient, I know how to stay positive. College 2010-2014, completed NPA childcare, began HNC in Social Care 2013. Learning points: I enjoy learning; I can gain qualifications. Support from college counsellor, 2012. Learning points: It’s good not to feel isolated; it’s good to talk through troubles. Box positioned higher up suggests high point: Completing charity fundraising physical challenges ongoing since school. Learning points: I can achieve goals I set myself; physical goals make me happy. Support from young adult care worker and other young adult carers 2013. Learning points: My confidence is increasing, I can manage different responsibilities. Ongoing college placements, including adults with learning disabilities, 2014. Learning point: I’ve learned I’d like to work with young people; Cleaning job at carers centre since 2013; Box positioned higher up suggests high point: Advocate for carers at national events since 2013.