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Partnership Matters

DescriptionPartnership Matters - A Guide to Local Authorities, NHS Boards and Voluntary Organisations on Supporting Students with Additional Needs in Colleges and Universities in Scotland
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMay 11, 2009


ISBN 978 0 7559 9006 1 (Web only publication)

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Ministerial Foreword

1. Introduction
1.1 Who this Guidance is for
1.2 Aim of the Guidance
1.3 Background and Policy Context

2. Roles and Responsibilities
2.1 Scotland's Colleges and Universities
2.2 Local Authorities
2.3 NHS Boards
2.4 Skills Development Scotland
2.5 Non-Statutory Services and the Voluntary Sector
2.6 Multi-Agency Working
2.7 Equipment and Adaptations Guidance

3. School Pupils with Additional Support Needs Attending Colleges
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Partnerships
3.3 Roles and Responsibilities

4. Working in Partnership
4.1 General
4.2 Principles
4.3 Successful Partnerships
4.4 Setting Up A Partnership
4.5 Provision of Educational Support, Personal Care & Health Care
4.6 Transport
4.7 Reasonable Adjustments
4.8 Transitions

Annex A Psychological Services Partnership Case Studies
Annex B List of Partnership Forums
Annex C Lanarkshire Forum Authorisation Support Workers
Annex D Medication Form
Annex E Stevenson College Support Plans
Annex F Aberdeen College Code of Conduct
Annex G Aberdeen Local Partnership Agreement
Annex H A Psychological Contribution to Transition / Post School: Good Practice Exemplars and Quality Improvement Indicators
Annex I Further Education Funding - Core Principles
Annex J Helping you meet the costs of learning, Disabled Students: A short guide to funding for 2008-2009
Annex K Glossary of Terms
Annex L Useful Contacts
Annex M Useful Publications