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ERIC Number: EJ942259
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0951-0605
More than the Sum of Its Parts? Inter-Professional Working in the Education of Looked after Children
Harker, Rachael M.; Dobel-Ober, David; Berridge, David; Sinclair, Ruth
Children & Society, v18 n3 p179-193 Jun 2004
This article highlights work underway in three English local authorities to promote effective inter-agency collaboration around the education of looked after children. Insight drawn from these local authorities is used to review previous literature concerning inter-agency collaboration in a variety of contexts. The relevance of previous research to issues concerning the education of looked after children is discussed and key factors associated with effective collaboration are highlighted. Barriers which have served to obstruct joint working and strategies adopted to deal with these are also discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)