case studies

ERW (Education through Regional Working)
Attachment Awareness in Schools project delivered across a large regional consortium area in Wales

the need

Strategic governance of education in Wales is divided into four regional consortia charged with driving and supporting school improvement. ERW (Education through Regional Working) is the working alliance of six local authorities in South West and Mid Wales, including Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Powys, Ceredigion, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. It is the largest region geographically, covering 12,000km 2 , with great diversity including a wide spectrum of affluence and deprivation across…

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The Grange School, Runcorn
Attachment Awareness in Schools: working quickly to introduce a more relationship-based approach to behaviour management in an all-through academy for 3- to 16-year-olds.

the need

The town of Runcorn makes up half of the small unitary authority of Halton, which straddles the River Mersey immediately south-east of Liverpool. The Grange School occupies a striking ultra-modern building on a gentle slope in a well-established residential area of the town where older estates meet the late-twentieth-century New Town developments. The Grange is a rare breed of school – an all-through school whose 1,100 pupils, 53% of whom attract the Pupil Premium, span an age range of…

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Central Bedfordshire Council
E-learning use

the need

The initial identified need was that of improving the accessibility of training for adopters and foster carers. Although the council – and most carers – see benefits in bringing carers together for group training, there was an acknowledgement that a substantial number of carers, particularly those who have other employment, experience difficulties in making themselves available for training events, and would benefit from the convenience of online learning at home. The Adoption…

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Milton Keynes
Learning and Development across Children's Social Care

the need

Milton Keynes have a committment to delivering the highest quality training to those working with looked after children, both in terms of content and delivery. In order to be cost-effective it has been important that the training offered can at any time meet a number of learning needs across a range of levels, disciplines and professional roles. The workforce reached through the contract between KCA and Milton Keynes has included Social Workers (including ASYE), IROs, Foster Carers and other…

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