2011: Child Care - Learning from History

An International Seminar on the History of Child Care

Hosted by the Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland

and the Child Care History Network

 Monday 7th November 2011

Jury’s Inn, Glasgow



Morning Plenary Session

Welcome from the chair: Jennifer Davidson
Director, CELCIS

Voices on a Journey to a Hearing
Professor David Divine


Comparative History of Residential Child Care in Scotland & England to 1969

Keith White
Associate Lecturer, Spurgeon’s College



Morning Parallel Sessions


1. Scotland

Mark Smith

Moyra Hawthorn

Zachari Duncalf


2. Families

Angela Davis

Beno Schraepen

Delyth Edwards



Afternoon Parallel Sessions


3. Looking Back & Forward

Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent

Ian Milligan

Sue Owen


4. Fostering & Childminding

Ann Swersky

Debra Rosser



Afternoon Plenary Session

Welcome from the Chair: Dame Gillian Pugh

Chair, National Children’s Bureau
Patron, Child Care History Network


Child Care Service History: a Norwegian Perspective
Kristian Breadby
Managing Director, Brusetkollen Child Care Centre


Learning from History: research issues and agendas from adults who grew up in care
Dr Jim Goddard
Senior Lecturer (Social Policy), University of Bradford


Closing Remarks David Lane
Chair, Child Care History Network