Care leavers and higher education

What Works for Children’s Social Care has published a report looking at care leavers and higher education. Research carried out by the CASCADE centre at Cardiff University shows a gap between the expectations...

Looked-after children less likely to attend higher education, study shows

Young people in care or those who experienced care at 13 or 14 have significantly lower expectations of attending higher education than their peers, new research shows. Read the full article on this link...

Impact of custody on care-experienced children

The University of Bedfordshire’s Vauxhall Centre for the Study of Crime has published findings from research looking at factors contributing to the over-representation of looked after children in child prisons...

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Care leavers and higher education

What Works for Children’s Social Care has published a report looking at care leavers and higher education. Research carried out by the CASCADE centre at Cardiff University shows a gap between the expectations of young people who have been in care...

Care leavers share experiences of isolation

Care-experienced young people have shared videos of their persepectives on the UK-wide lockdown from their homes and university halls through charity Leicestershire Cares. The vlogs come as part of a bid by the organisation to engage the young...