Education and looked after children

The Education Policy Institute has published a blog analysing the GCSE attainment gap for looked after children in England. The blog focuses on children who have been looked after in the previous 6 years...

Children missing from school

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published new research examining the number of looked after children missing from education in England. Findings include: of the 50,846 school-age children in care...

Education of children in care in England held back by ‘system failings’

A report by MPs has identified “a host of indefensible system failings” behind the educational disadvantage affecting children in care, and called for academies that illegally turn them away to be punished by...

Category - Education

Children missing from school

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published new research examining the number of looked after children missing from education in England. Findings include: of the 50,846 school-age children in care in England...