Connelly, Graham and Furnivall, Judith and , The Scottish Government (Funder) (2009) Improving the education of looked after children: A guide for local authorities and service providers. Guide or manual. The Scottish Government, Edinburgh.
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This guide for practice is based on the key findings of research of Scottish Government-funded pilot projects in 18 Scottish local authorities carried out by the University of Strathclyde between 2006 and 2008. The guide focuses on four aspects of practice: raising the profile of looked after children; monitoring educational outcomes; advice on setting up a project with the aim of raising the educational attainment and achievement of looked after children; focusing on achievement and aspiration.
|Item type:||Monograph (Guide or manual)|
|Keywords:||looked after children, children in care, educational attainment, Scotland, Special aspects of education, Social pathology. Social and public welfare|
|Subjects:||Education > Special aspects of education
Social Sciences > Social pathology. Social and public welfare
|Department:||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Social Work and Social Policy > Social Work|
|Depositing user:||Dr Graham Connelly|
|Date Deposited:||30 Mar 2009 12:15|
|Last modified:||29 Apr 2016 11:31|