I set up a grant-making organisation, the Child Welfare Fund, in the early 1990s. Over the next 18 years, it was instrumental in changing New York’s child welfare system. I have been in the UK this week speaking to audiences of social workers and academics in London and Edinburgh at the invitation of the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) to share some of our lessons.
Beliefs and Relationships during Children’s Transition to School: Parents, Practitioners and Teachers
Dr Lala Manners | For those of you who are interested in the ‘academics’ of school-readiness – this is a must-read.
It gives context and clarity to the concept – asks some very pertinent questions – and points to a possible way forward.
The term has become an unnecessary battlefield.
Dr Wickett takes a pragmatic approach that is refreshing and welcome.’