Improving the education of looked after children: An Aberdeen perspective

Education in the North, Jacinta Birchley, Katrina Stewart

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Abstract

This article outlines how Aberdeen City Council has taken forward work in relation to improving the educational outcomes for looked after children particularly relating to the role of the designated manager (both in schools and residential units), the critical role of residential child care workers in supporting and promoting education and joint and separate training needs for the key departments involved.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
JournalEducation in the North
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2009

Keywords

  • Looked after children
  • care
  • designated manager
  • interdisciplinary working
  • professional development

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