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Jack, Gordon – Children & Society, 2006
Until recently, mainstream services for children in the UK have largely relied upon individual and reactive approaches to safeguarding children's welfare. However, recent legislative and policy reforms require the development of a more preventive orientation, capable of promoting the well-being of all children. This will require that agencies…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Well Being, Integrated Services, Delivery Systems
Davies, Peter – 2002
The key features of student achievement were examined at twelve sixth form colleges (SFCs) in the United Kingdom with an emphasis on strategies to maintain and improve performance. It was found that students at SFCs have on average higher prior attainment and suffer less deprivation than their counterparts in General Further Education and Tertiary…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Academic Education, Academic Persistence