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Every Child Update Issue 14 News

Editor’s Comment; Localism Bill; Protection of Freedoms Bill; Effective alternative education; Protecting Sure Start

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02/03/2011
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Appetite for Life Action Research Project 2008 - 2010

This action research study provides information about issues related to school food and changing eating habits in schools.

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02/03/2011
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Removing barriers to literacy

This Ofsted survey includes examples of effective approaches that have been used to improve practice in literacy. It has a particular focus on improving outcomes for children and learners from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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02/03/2011
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No health without mental health

Mental health can be a diffcult and under-exposed aspect of health education both within schools and the wider community. This document outlines HM Government’s strategy for people of all ages.

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02/03/2011
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Generation Games

Different generations have enormous potential for working together. However, inter-generational projects are often omitted from our community cohesion activities. This feature describes how one project in Manchester really made a difference.

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02/03/2011
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Finding out about Functional Family Therapy

In Graham Allen’s review of Early Intervention, 19 projects were given a ‘best in category’. One of these was FFT or Functional Family Therapy. We asked Senior Trainer, Amy Hollimon to tell us about it.

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02/03/2011
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The problematic case of early intervention (open access article)

Few would disagree that the principle of Early Intervention is a good one. In this article Sorcha Mahony of NEF supports the principle but raises questions about Graham Allen’s report.

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02/03/2011
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Child File:Inter-generational work

These child file materials focus further on ways in which grandparents might be included in your setting’s activities.. They include: Summary of some main points from the document ‘I wish I could just be grandma’: parenting again when you have a grandchild with a disability. A checklist of statements to evaluate your inter-generational provision. Ten ideas for inter-generational involvement. Letter inviting grandparents to ‘come dine with us’. Letter aimed at grandparents with suggestions for ways in which they might become more involved in the setting.

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02/03/2011
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Every Child Update Issue 14

Download the complete Every Child Update Issue 14 here.

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02/03/2011
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