Responding to children in the twenty-first century

Education, social pedagogy and belonging

  • Claire Cameron
We want children and young people to thrive and fulfil their potential. How then, can we best identify and respond to their needs in order to achieve this? Professor Cameron argues that to make substantial progress for all young people we need to expand our understanding of the scope of ‘belonging’ to give children in care a ‘rich’ life.
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Education, social pedagogy and belonging

  • Claire Cameron
We want children and young people to thrive and fulfil their potential. How then, can we best identify and respond to their needs in order to achieve this? Professor Cameron argues that to make substantial progress for all young people we need to expand our understanding of the scope of ‘belonging’ to give children in care a ‘rich’ life.

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Preventing Dropout

Lessons from Europe

  • Christopher Arnold
  • Tracey Baker
Across Europe, the number of young people dropping out of education, training or employment is cause for concern. Case studies from five countries – the UK, Spain, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Ireland – reveal the significant benefits from early identification of, and proactive intervention with, the groups most vulnerable to dropout.
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Lessons from Europe

  • Christopher Arnold
  • Tracey Baker
Across Europe, the number of young people dropping out of education, training or employment is cause for concern. Case studies from five countries – the UK, Spain, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Ireland – reveal the significant benefits from early identification of, and proactive intervention with, the groups most vulnerable to dropout.

Price: £23.99

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Taking Action for Looked After Children in School

A knowledge exchange programme

  • Catherine Carroll
  • Claire Cameron
Promoting the Achievement of Looked After Children (PALAC) is a knowledge exchange programme to support the development of practice in schools and expand the evidence base, with the aim of improving outcomes for children in care. Here PALAC’s leading researchers summarize the evidence, with numerous case studies, and reflect on its implications.
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A knowledge exchange programme

  • Catherine Carroll
  • Claire Cameron
Promoting the Achievement of Looked After Children (PALAC) is a knowledge exchange programme to support the development of practice in schools and expand the evidence base, with the aim of improving outcomes for children in care. Here PALAC’s leading researchers summarize the evidence, with numerous case studies, and reflect on its implications.

Price: £12.99

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Valued

Equality of Opportunity in a National Child Care Charity

  • P.D. Smith
This is a study of how Barnardo’s has approached the issue of ensuring equality of opportunity for its employees. Written from the view of a Barnado’s worker, the book explores current policy developments within a “learning organization”, and relates them to how the workers feel they are valued.
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Equality of Opportunity in a National Child Care Charity

  • P.D. Smith
This is a study of how Barnardo’s has approached the issue of ensuring equality of opportunity for its employees. Written from the view of a Barnado’s worker, the book explores current policy developments within a “learning organization”, and relates them to how the workers feel they are valued.

Price: £4.95

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Residential Child Care and Its Alternatives

International Perspectives

  • Friedhelm Peters
Child and youth care needs to be professionalised. This text discusses policies, theory and societal developments such as transforming government services for children; UK’s contribution to child care research and policy development; and a holistic approach to child welfare.
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International Perspectives

  • Friedhelm Peters
Child and youth care needs to be professionalised. This text discusses policies, theory and societal developments such as transforming government services for children; UK’s contribution to child care research and policy development; and a holistic approach to child welfare.

Price: £19.99

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Parents and Schools

Partners or Protagonists?

  • Gill Crozier
Parents are no longer passive recipients of bureaucratic allocation systems of schools. This book explores the changing roles and relationships of parents, teachers and administrators and the consequences for children’s education.
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Partners or Protagonists?

  • Gill Crozier
Parents are no longer passive recipients of bureaucratic allocation systems of schools. This book explores the changing roles and relationships of parents, teachers and administrators and the consequences for children’s education.

Price: £18.99

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Immigration and Adoption

  • Claudia Mortimore
A study covering the grey area between immigration law and the law on adoption, providing an analysis of the law and practice, discussing the proposed reforms of adoption law and suggesting that there are real problems of inequality and discrimination which need to be tackled.
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  • Claudia Mortimore
A study covering the grey area between immigration law and the law on adoption, providing an analysis of the law and practice, discussing the proposed reforms of adoption law and suggesting that there are real problems of inequality and discrimination which need to be tackled.

Price: £17.99

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Handbook for Caribbean Caregivers

  • Rosamunde Renard
This is a comprehensive manual on community based early childhood education centers in the Caribbean, including information on how to establish, staff, and run them as well as how to raise and manage funding.
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  • Rosamunde Renard
This is a comprehensive manual on community based early childhood education centers in the Caribbean, including information on how to establish, staff, and run them as well as how to raise and manage funding.

Price: £7.95

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The Crisis of Redistribution in European Welfare States

  • Jean-Pierre Jallade
This book examines the redistribution efficiency of European welfare states, above all the income redistribution arising for social benefits (such as family allowances, pension systems, healthcare and unemployment compensation) and the taxes or contributions which finance them.
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  • Jean-Pierre Jallade
This book examines the redistribution efficiency of European welfare states, above all the income redistribution arising for social benefits (such as family allowances, pension systems, healthcare and unemployment compensation) and the taxes or contributions which finance them.

Price: £17.50

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Fathers and Sons

In and About Education

  • Philip Garner
  • Peter Clough
Explores a range of themes arising from fathers’ engagement with – or alienation from – their children’s schooling. This book examines their participation in a variety of school situations, based on their own words. Their accounts offer insights into a hidden world and reveal a complex variety of expectations, alienation, and soul-searching.
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In and About Education

  • Philip Garner
  • Peter Clough
Explores a range of themes arising from fathers’ engagement with – or alienation from – their children’s schooling. This book examines their participation in a variety of school situations, based on their own words. Their accounts offer insights into a hidden world and reveal a complex variety of expectations, alienation, and soul-searching.

Price: £19.99

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