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Anning, Angela; Cottrell, David; Frost, Nick; Green, Josephine; Robinson, Mark – Open University Press, 2006
Multiprofessional practice in the delivery of services is a central government imperative in the UK and other countries. This book offers a practical resource to professionals charged with conceptualising, planning, implementing and evaluating multiprofessional practice in children's services. Discussion of dilemmas facing multiprofessional teams…
Descriptors: Integrated Services, Social Work, Children, Teamwork
Learning Point Associates / North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), 2004
One of the key features of this legislation is an emphasis on teacher quality. A growing body of research has documented the importance of teacher knowledge and skill in improving student achievement. The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 includes specific criteria for considering a teacher highly qualified, and other specific requirements…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Federal Legislation, Academic Achievement
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2004
"Engaging Residents to Improve Results for Children and Youth, Families and Communities" is a "Toolkit" that is the product of an international working group composed of delegates from six participating nations--Chile, Ireland, Israel, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2002, the working group set out…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Youth, Neighborhoods
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Erickson, Christina L.; Mattaini, Mark A.; McGuire, Melissa S. – Children & Schools, 2004
Youth violence is widely recognized as a critical problem in the United States, and many approaches to prevention and intervention have been developed in recent years. Although children are safer in school than anywhere else, school violence remains a serious concern, and schools have proven to be among the most accessible nexuses for prevention…
Descriptors: Prevention, School Culture, Violence, Educational Environment