I was very impressed with the professionalism of the service and literature and extremely grateful for the advice provided. In our case, the [Enquire] Helpline helped to secure a positive outcome from the local authority for our child, together with a commitment to the revision of the authority’s policy.
Practitioners supporting looked after children
The law says that all looked after children should have the extra support they need to get the most out of their education and achieve their full potential. This Enquire briefing explains the rights of looked after children under the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 (as amended). Relevant to all those with a role to play in supporting looked after children, including residential child-care staff, social workers, advocacy workers, foster carers, kinship carers, children’s panel members, education staff and looked after children’s nurses.
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