View our Care & Education resources used by both education and social care practitioners to support the education of care-experienced children and young people. This information focuses on advice contributed by organisations to assist people in their practice. We are actively seeking examples of resources used directly with children and young people, and if you have materials that you would like to share please let us know by using the form on the ExChange: Care & Education homepage or contacting us directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supported Accommodation: A Study
Moving on from care to adulthood and to having your own place to stay is a daunting experience and presents significant challenges for care experienced young people.
Policy and practice supports for young people transitioning from out-of-home care: An analysis of six recent inquiries in Australia
Government and parliamentary inquiries into child protection have historically exerted a significant impact on policy and practice reform.
Looked after children, care leavers and risk of teenage conception; findings from Wales: Summary of a National Response.
Welsh data demonstrate an elevated risk of teenage conceptions amongst looked after children and highlights the vulnerability of this group in Wales.
Exploring the educational experiences and aspirations of Looked After Children and young people (LACYP) in Wales
Research briefing on research exploring the educational experiences and aspirations of Looked After children and young people (LACYP) in Wales
The Great Divide: separation of care and education in Wales an examination of policy, reform and research evidence
Non formal early year’s preschool education and care provision continues to be a separated entity from education within Welsh Government policy, curriculum and professional development.
A study into children and young people’s participation in their Child in Care Reviews.
The concept of service user participation in the delivery of services that affect them has gained momentum over the last thirty years.
Identifying inequalities in child welfare intervention rates: UK comparative studies
This report is about the connection between social inequality and child welfare interventions…
A Study on Senior Managers’ Views of Participation in One Local Authority… a Case of Wilful Blindness?
Children in care are one of the most vulnerable groups in our society and senior managers should be committed towards improving their well-being.
Children’s participation in LAC reviews: a study in one English local authority
Although the law in England and Wales requires a child’s wishes and feelings to be heard in LAC (Looked After Children) reviews, there remains limited research into how far this is achieved.