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...

More than 80 per cent of children in care ‘receive SEND support’

At least eight out of 10 children in care receive support for a special education need or disability (SEND), according to a study.The research by the University of Central London’s Great Ormond Street...

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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...

The education of children in care

A group of charities, including Adoption UK and the NSPCC, has sent a letter to the Schools Minister calling for the Government to amend teaching practice in England to better reflect the needs of care-experienced children. The proposed amendments...