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Claire Cameron

Claire Cameron PhD is Professor of Social Pedagogy and Deputy Director of the Thomas Coram Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University College London. Previously a social worker, her research contributes to the development of the children's workforce and the quality of life of children and young people attending care and education services, particularly looked after children.

JKP publications by Claire Cameron

  1. Attachment and Emotional Development in the Classroom

    Attachment and Emotional Development in the Classroom

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by David Colley and Paul Cooper. Foreword by Barry Carpenter

    As part of preparation for the classroom, it's key for trainee teachers to understand the emotional needs of students. This book provides a clear introduction to emotional development and attachment, offering advice and guidance from a diverse range of professional perspectives including psychology, health and education.

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    2017, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.14in / 231mm x 156mm, 336pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 9781785921346
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 336pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-399-4
  2. Educating Children and Young People in Care

    Educating Children and Young People in Care

    Learning Placements and Caring Schools

    Claire Cameron, Graham Connelly and Sonia Jackson

    Bringing together research and practice on the theme of the educational well-being of children in care, this book aims to help professionals to improve these children's potential for educational attainment. Learn More
    2015, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 7.28in / 228mm x 185mm, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-365-5
    2015, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-719-3
  3. Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

    Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

    European Policy and Practice

    Sonia Jackson and Claire Cameron

    Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led by the authors, this book provides a comprehensive account of this shocking discrepancy and discusses ways to address the imbalance. Learn More
    2014, Hardback, 9.21in x 6.26in / 234mm x 159mm, 288pp, £60.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-366-2
    2015, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 5.98in / 227mm x 152mm, 288pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-639-7
  4. Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

    Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

    European Policy and Practice

    Sonia Jackson and Claire Cameron

    Across Europe young people in care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. Drawing extensively on a substantial three-year long research project led by the authors, this book provides a comprehensive account of this shocking discrepancy and discusses ways to address the imbalance. Learn More
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 304pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-741-4
  5. Residential Child Care

    Residential Child Care

    Prospects and Challenges

    Edited by Andrew Kendrick

    Residential Child Care draws on the latest research to offer guidance for developing best practice, policy and improved outcomes for children and young people. Contributors examine important aspects of residential care work, and address the concerns about the poor outcomes for young people leaving care. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 8.94in x 7.05in / 227mm x 179mm, 248pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-526-8
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 248pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-683-4