Sharing Practice to Improve Outcomes for Care Leavers : Evaluation Report on an Inter-Authority Learning Exchange

McGhee, Kenny and Lerpiniere, Jennifer (2014) Sharing Practice to Improve Outcomes for Care Leavers : Evaluation Report on an Inter-Authority Learning Exchange. [Report]

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    Abstract

    Evaluation report for the inter-authority learning exchange between Shetland Islands, Falkirk and Glasgow Councils throughcare and aftercare teams. In February 2014 a member of the Throughcare and Aftercare team from Shetland, spent two weeks in each host authority as a means of developing and sharing practice, experience and learning. The report describes the planning process, in-situ experience, and post-exchange learning of participants, it also report highlights the positive learning outcomes and benefits achieved for all participating local authorities. The report identifies ideas for future applications of such a learning and practice exchange model to improve practice for looked after young people and care leavers.