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Publishing with a purpose

Working Together for Children series

Published in association with the Open University, this innovative series brings together an interdisciplinary team of authors to provide an accessible collection of ideas, debates, discussion and reflections on childhood, practice and services for children. 

Features and benefits:

  • designed and written as illustrative teaching texts, giving voice to children’s and practitioners’ own accounts;
  • provide research, policy analysis and examples of good practice;
  • packed with full-colour illustrations, case studies and questions for discussion.


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Changing Children's Services

Working and Learning Together

Edited by Pam Foley and Andy Rixon

This book focuses on the drive towards increasingly integrated ways of working in children’s services across the UK. The new edition of this bestselling textbook critically examines the potential and reality of closer ‘working together’, asking whether such new ways of working will be able to respond more effectively to the needs of children.

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Promoting children's wellbeing

Policy and practice

Edited by Janet Collins and Pam Foley

This attractive and accessible textbook analyses and examines the policies, services and practice skills needed for collaborative, effective and equitable work with children.

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Connecting with children

Developing working relationships

This accessible textbook illustrates how good communication and positive and participative relationships can be developed with children across the range of universal and specialist children's services.

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