Ofsted schools framework ‘not fit’ for children in care

Ofsted’s school inspections framework is “not fit for purpose” when it comes to vulnerable children, the chair of the National Association of Virtual School Headteachers (NAVSH) has said. Speaking at a meeting...

A-level ‘fiasco’: U-turn ‘too late’ for care-experienced teens to secure university places

Education secretary Gavin Williamson announced yesterday (17 August) that teacher-predicted grades would be accepted over those generated by a statistical algorithm used by exams regulator Ofqual. The U-turn...

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...

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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...