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Children and young people (Scotland) Act 2014: Guidance on Part 10: Aftercare

Date: 11/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

Scottish Government guidance providing local authorities and their Community Planning Partners with information and advice about how they should fulfil their duties under section 29 (After-care) of the 1995 Act, and associated secondary legislation, as amended by Part 10 (Aftercare) of the 2014 Act.
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Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014: Guidance on Part 11: Continuing Care

Date: 11/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

Scottish Government guidance to support effective implementation of the Continuing Care provisions introduced by Part 11 the 2014 Act, highlighting issues which local authorities are likely to encounter, and outlining potential solutions. It is also useful to frontline practitioners, providing an explanation of how the duties should be applied in day-to-day practice.
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Loose Parts Play toolkit

Date: 09/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A loose part is the term given to natural resources and, more generally, random found objects, although the possible list of loose parts is inexhaustible. This resource, developed by the Scottish Government in partnership with Inspiring Scotland, aims to raise awareness of the value of loose parts to children’s play and to provide practical guidance about this play to those who work with children and young people of all ages.
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Enhancing learning and teaching through the use of digital technology

Date: 09/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A national strategy by the Scottish Government that aims to ensure all learners and educators are able to benefit from digital technology. The strategy, which relates to learners aged 3-18, is structured around four key areas: the skills of educators; access to technology; curriculum and assessment; and leadership.
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Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014: National Guidance on Part 13: Support for Kinship Care

Date: 07/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

Guidance published by the Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS), in conjunction with the Scottish Government, to support implementation of Part 13 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 and the associated Kinship Care Assistance (Scotland) Order 2016.
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The Role of the Chief Social Work Officer

Date: 07/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

Scottish Government guidance which provides an overview of the Chief Social Work Officer’s (CSWO) role, outlining the responsibility for values and standards, decision making and leadership. The guidance is for local authorities and will also be of use to bodies and partnerships to which local authorities have delegated social work functions.
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