1st Edition

Extended Schools and Children's Centres
A Practical Guide

ISBN 9781843124757
Published August 20, 2007 by David Fulton Publishers
178 Pages

USD $39.95

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Book Description

Featuring helpful checklists, models of good practice, templates and photocopiable resources that can be used in development work, this highly practical book will be an invaluable resource for anyone involved with implementing Every Child Matters in extended schools and children’s centres.

As well as setting out roles and expectations, this unique book clearly and thoroughly explains how to:

  • implement and meet the five ECM outcomes for well-being
  • provide extended services and wraparound care
  • work in partnership with agencies and private, voluntary and community sector providers
  • quality-assure and evaluate the impact of provision and care
  • self-review, monitor and evaluate the ECM outcomes in line with national standards and OFSTED.

From leaders and managers, to front-line staff and volunteers, everyone will find this step-by-step handbook packed with useful advice and suggestions for further reading, websites and resources.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Development of Extended Schools and Children’s Centres    Part 2: Benefits and Challenges of Extended Schools and Children’s Centres   Part 3: How to set up and run Effective Extended School Service Provision   Part 4: How to Establish and Operate Effective Multi-Agency Working and Community Engagement  Part 5: Implementing Every Child Matters in Extended  Schools and Children’s Centres   Part 6: Leadership and Management of Extended Schools and Children’s Centres   Part 7: Quality Assurance

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Rita Cheminais has already contributed two valuable books to this field: Every Child Matters: A Practical Guide for Teachers and Every Child Matters: A New Role for SENCOs. She is School Improvement Adviser for Inclusive Education in Tameside Services for Children and Young People.