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dc.contributor.authorEvans, Ruth
dc.contributor.authorPinnock, Katherine
dc.contributor.authorBierens, Hanne
dc.contributor.authorEdwards, Anne
dc.date.accessioned2008-05-15T10:29:09Z
dc.date.available2008-05-15T10:29:09Z
dc.date.issued2006
dc.identifier.citationDepartment for Education and Skills Research Report RR735
dc.identifier.isbn1844787176
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2436/26180
dc.descriptionThis research report was published by the Department for Education and Skills before it was split into the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) and the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS), in June 2007. Select additional link for full text.
dc.description.abstractThe Children's Fund was set up in 2000, in part as a catalyst to move forward interagency co-operation and child and family-led preventative services in local authorities. The initiative will run until 2008 and have total funding of £960m over the life of the programme. It is, therefore, part of a long-term strategy aimed at strengthening communities and families as places where children and young people can develop as healthy, responsible and engaged citizens. The initiative targets children and young people aged five to 13 years who are considered to be at risk of social exclusion in 149 partnership arrangements across all 150 local authorities in England. The National Evaluation of the Children's Fund (NECF) was commissioned in late 2002 and ran until March 2006. The NECF was co-ordinated by the University of Birmingham & Institute of Education. The evaluation examined the structures, processes and outcomes of the Children's Fund. The evaluation has generated a series of reports. 'Developing Preventative Practices: The Experiences of Children, Young People and their families in the Children's Fund' aims to address the overarching question of which Children's Fund practices and approaches promote good outcomes for children and young people and support their pathways to inclusion. The report uses the concepts of risk, resilience and protection to understand the responses of children and families to the services provided by the Children's Fund and the immediate impact these services have made on their lives, The report also begins to locate these experiences within some broader notions of social exclusion and inclusion in order to reflect on how learning from the Children's Fund might be taken forward.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherLondon: Department for Education and Skills
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/RR735.pdf
dc.subjectPreventative practices
dc.subjectChildren's Fund
dc.subjectLocal authorities
dc.subjectUK
dc.subjectChildren
dc.subjectYoung people
dc.subjectSocial exclusion
dc.subjectSocial inclusion
dc.subjectNECF
dc.subjectEvaluation
dc.titleDeveloping Preventative Practices: The Experiences of Children, Young People and their families in the Children's Fund
dc.typeResearch report
html.description.abstractThe Children's Fund was set up in 2000, in part as a catalyst to move forward interagency co-operation and child and family-led preventative services in local authorities. The initiative will run until 2008 and have total funding of £960m over the life of the programme. It is, therefore, part of a long-term strategy aimed at strengthening communities and families as places where children and young people can develop as healthy, responsible and engaged citizens. The initiative targets children and young people aged five to 13 years who are considered to be at risk of social exclusion in 149 partnership arrangements across all 150 local authorities in England. The National Evaluation of the Children's Fund (NECF) was commissioned in late 2002 and ran until March 2006. The NECF was co-ordinated by the University of Birmingham & Institute of Education. The evaluation examined the structures, processes and outcomes of the Children's Fund. The evaluation has generated a series of reports. 'Developing Preventative Practices: The Experiences of Children, Young People and their families in the Children's Fund' aims to address the overarching question of which Children's Fund practices and approaches promote good outcomes for children and young people and support their pathways to inclusion. The report uses the concepts of risk, resilience and protection to understand the responses of children and families to the services provided by the Children's Fund and the immediate impact these services have made on their lives, The report also begins to locate these experiences within some broader notions of social exclusion and inclusion in order to reflect on how learning from the Children's Fund might be taken forward.


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