Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence – an activity guide to download from USA

Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence – an activity guide to download from USA

Executive function and self-regulation (EF/SR*) skills provide critical supports for learning and development, and while we aren't born with these skills, we are born with the potential to develop them through interactions and practice.

This 16-page guide (available for download, below), describes a

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What is the status of multiagency keyworking in England? Are there any keyworkers now? What happened to the generously funded CCNUK? Can you provide information?

What is the status of multiagency keyworking in England? Are there any keyworkers now? What happened to the generously funded CCNUK?  Can you provide information?

Peter Limbrick writes: This is an appeal for information about established multiagency keyworking projects in England for children and adults.  We will publish a list of all valid projects that are sent to us.

There was great interest in keyworking during the first few years of this century but it s

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Action research: when the practitioner becomes the researcher. An essay by Dr Penny Lacey

Action research: when the practitioner becomes the researcher. An essay by Dr Penny Lacey

In this article I am intending to describe and explore action research and show how I have used the approach in my own educational research. I will also provide some examples of projects written up for master's dissertations in the hope that you, the reader, will be encouraged to conduct your own ac

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Dismantling UK's Welfare State: the job is only half done. Will your charity, your support system survive?

Dismantling UK's Welfare State: the job is only half done. Will your charity, your support system survive?

The New Year news from the government is that, if re-elected in 2015, it will cut a further £25 billion from public spending – with £12 billion coming from welfare. 

While we can rightly focus on this or that group of vulnerable people who will suffer or die as a result, the underlying story is that

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How to write a 'not-good-enough' report when local treatment, care, or education services are below standard

How to write a 'not-good-enough' report when local treatment, care, or education services are below standard

Peter Limbrick writes: The UK coalition government brought in the Localism Act to give, they say, power to local people in England (extracts below*). We should make use of this government initiative now that we have seen how desperate conditions are in some of our maternity units, care homes and ger

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