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Thank you to everyone who contributed to the making of the course

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the making of this course:

Lead Educator
Dr Chrissie Gale

Executive Director for the Institute for Inspiring Children’s Futures Professor Jennifer Davidson

Learning Technologist
Sarah Hume-Anthony

Special Advisor
Nigel Cantwell

Course Development
Aidan Johnston, Gordon Main, Ian Milligan, Howard Ramsay

Course Steering Group
Better Care Network (BCN), Hope and Homes for Children, International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), International Federation of Educative Communities (FICE), Red Latinoamericana de Acogimiento Familiar (RELAF), Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages International.

And a very special thank you to Mia Dambach at International Social Service.

Course Donors
Oak Foundation, Better Care Network, FICE, Hope and Homes for Children, International Social Service, SOS Children’s Villages International, UNICEF, University of Strathclyde.

Guest Speakers
Anuja Bansal, Claudia Cabrel, Nigel Cantwell, Andriy Chuprikov, Emily Delap, Maria Herczog, Simriti Khadaka, Galina Markova, Matilde Lune, Florence Martin, Rebecca Nhap, Geoffrey Oyat, Delia Pop, Jini Roby, Volodymyr Kuzminskyi.

Asha and Lan’s Story
Neelabh Bafna, Mia Balatayev, Sue Cann, Camay Carroll, Siegfrid Calizo, Lubna Kerr, Max Mitchell, Melody Ramsay, Janelle MacMillan.

Audio Visual Team
Richard Hill, Martin Laycock, Liam Sherry, David Sams.

Production and Administrative Support
Lucie Concordel, Lisa MacAskill, Janelle MacMillan, Charles McFarlane, Gary Patterson.

Publicity (CELCIS in the University of Strathclyde)
Mike Findlay, Michelle McCue

Emily Pearce, Rob Lindsay, Richard Banks.

Christina Baglietto, Laurence Bordier, Vanesa Sabala, Joan-Emilie Lefever-Rhodes.

We would also like to thank Save the Children International, Lumos and SOS Children’s Villages International for helping facilitate our discussions with children and young people.

A very special thank you to all the children and young people from different countries around the world who kindly participated in the making of this course.

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