Category Archives: inclusion

Radio Edutalk 25-10-2016: Libby Thornhill and Sarah Rivers, ‘Open all hours: Supporting ‘looked after’ children and young people in the school environment’

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Libby Thornhill and Sarah Rivers, ‘Open all hours: Supporting ‘looked after’ children and young people in the school environment’.

Radio Edutalk at SELMAS Forum 2016

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SELMAS Forum 2016 recorded at St George’s School for Girls in Edinburgh.

Speakers are:

  1. Craig Munro – Executive Director, Education and Children’s Services, Fife Council.
  2. Joe Wilson – YouthLink Scotland, Scottish Learning Partnership.
  3. Sue Brooks – Governor of Polmont Young Offenders Institution.

Radio Edutalk 12-04-2016: Mikkel Storm, Vice President of Product at Waterford Institute, on ‘Supporting students with adaptive technology”

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Mikkel Storm, Vice President of Product at Waterford Institute, on ‘Supporting students with adaptive technology’.

Radio Edutalk 10-02-2016: Kenny McGhee, Throughcare & Aftercare Service Lead at CELCIS, on Scottish Care Leavers Covenant and Staying Put Scotland Guidance

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Kenny McGhee, Throughcare & Aftercare Service Lead at CELCIS, on Scottish Care Leavers Covenant and Staying Put Scotland Guidance.

Scottish Care Leavers Covenant http://www.scottishcareleaverscovenant.org/
Staying Put Scotland Guidance (SG, 2013) http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0043/00435935.pdf
Throughcare & Aftercare In Scotland's Local Authorities: National Study (2014) http://www.celcis.org/files/1814/4050/5854/Throughcare-and-aftercare-in-scotlands-local-authorities.pdf
CELCIS TCAC Page http://www.celcis.org/our-work/key-areas/throughcare-and-aftercare/

Reflective questions:

What are your assumptions about looked after young people & care leavers, and their pre-care, in-care and post-care experiences in Scotland?

Thinking about the transitions to adulthood and independence for young people leaving care, how do you think these differ from the genral population; what impact can this have on their outcomes?

What is your understanding of the concept of 'corporate parenting' in relation to looked after children, young people and care leavers; and what can you do within your own role or setting to make this meaningful in your daily practice?