Corporate parenting in a pandemic: Delivery and receipt of support to care leavers in Wales

During COVID-19, care leavers in Wales looked to their corporate parents for support. Accordingly, this mixed method study examined the experiences of care leavers during the pandemic. It included a survey of… Read More

The Coronavirus Pandemic: Care leavers and practitioners sharing experiences and lessons

The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdown has had a major impact across the world, with a disproportional impact on the poorest and most vulnerable people in society… Read More

The Value of Cultural and Creative Engagement: Understanding the Experiences and Opinions of Care-experienced Young People and Foster Carers in Wales

The research aimed to assess the current knowledge base regarding care-experienced children’s and young people’s engagement with the arts, and to explore the views of facilitators, young people, and their carers involved in the arts-based programme at the Wales Millennium Centre. Read More

Enabling talk and reframing messages: working creatively with care experienced children and young people to recount and re-represent their everyday experiences

The educational experiences and outcomes of care experienced children and young people is of longstanding concern. Read More

British Educational Research Journal – The consequences of being labelled ‘looked-after’: Exploring the educational experiences of looked-after children and young people in Wales

The educational experiences and attainment of looked-after children and young people (LACYP) remains an issue of widespread international concern. Read More

Understanding the educational experiences and opinions, attainment, achievement and aspirations of looked after children in Wales

In December 2014 the Welsh Government, on behalf of Welsh Ministers, invited tenders for a study to explore the educational experiences and opinions, attainment, achievement and aspirations of looked after children in Wales. Read More